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The maid, the witch and the cruel 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: 9781472939869.Subject(s): Mary I, Queen of England, 1516-1558 -- Children's fiction | Witch hunting -- Children's fiction | Great Britain -- History -- Mary I, 1553-1558 -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.DDC classification: 823.914 Summary: The day Queen Mary Tudor -- also known as 'Bloody Mary' because she has anyone who doesn't go to church burned -- came to town was the most terrifying day of young Meg's life. Everyone wants to impress Her Majesty, and what better way to show their devotion than by burning a witch themselves. But the "witch" in question, Old Nan, is more clever and cunning than the townspeople who hunt her. In the end, it is someone else who sparks the ferocious temper of the frightful Queen...
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The day Queen Mary Tudor - or 'Bloody Mary', as she's called, because she has anyone who doesn't go to church burned - came to town was the most terrifying day of young Meg's life. Everyone wants to impress Her Majesty, and what better way to show their devotion than by burning a witch themselves. But the witch, Old Nan is more clever and cunning than the townspeople and in the end, she isn't the one who sparks the ferocious temper of the frightful Queen ...<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.

First edition published: London : A&C Black, 2003.

The day Queen Mary Tudor -- also known as 'Bloody Mary' because she has anyone who doesn't go to church burned -- came to town was the most terrifying day of young Meg's life. Everyone wants to impress Her Majesty, and what better way to show their devotion than by burning a witch themselves. But the "witch" in question, Old Nan, is more clever and cunning than the townspeople who hunt her. In the end, it is someone else who sparks the ferocious temper of the frightful Queen...

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