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The actor, the rebel and the wrinkled queen / Terry Deary ; inside illustrations by Helen Flook.

By: Deary, Terry, 1946- [author.].
Contributor(s): Flook, Helen [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Deary, Terry, Tudor tales: Edition: Second edition.Description: 64 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781472939852.Subject(s): Revolutions -- Great Britain -- History -- Children's fiction | Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603 -- Children's fiction | Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603 -- Children's fiction | Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, 1566-1601 -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.DDC classification: 823.914 Summary: The dashing Earl of Essex is plotting a rebellion to overthrown the aged Elizabeth I and is using the Globe Theatre in his plot. When the Queen learns of the plan, Shakespeare's theatre company end up in the most putrid prison in the land. Can James, a young actor, help the bard to earn the Queen's forgiveness and the company's freedom?
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Old, ailing Elizabeth I is on the throne - but a rebellion to overthrow her is being plotted by the dashing Earl of Essex. One of the rallying points for the uprising will be the Globe Theatre. When the Queen learns of the plan, the plotters are defeated, and she throws Master Shakespeare's theatre company into the most putrid prison in the land. Can James, a boy actor, and the bard himself think of a way to earn the Queen's forgiveness - and be freed?<br> Don't miss www.teary-deary.com - the author's own fantastic website, with detailed information about all our books, plus others, about Terry as a writer, as well as extracts, quizzes, games and activities.

Originally published: London : A&C Black, 2003.

The dashing Earl of Essex is plotting a rebellion to overthrown the aged Elizabeth I and is using the Globe Theatre in his plot. When the Queen learns of the plan, Shakespeare's theatre company end up in the most putrid prison in the land. Can James, a young actor, help the bard to earn the Queen's forgiveness and the company's freedom?

Junior primary school age.

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