Cleopatra: One Cool Queen

Everyone’s heard of Cleopatra. She’s was famous for: having a fling with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, getting rather carried away with her eyeliner, and finally having a nasty accident with an asp. But did you know that Cleo married both her brothers, was a superb scholar who spoke nine languages, and had her little sister killed? Cleopatra might be dead, but her legacy is still alive and kicking!

  • A humorous biography in a Horrible Histories style
  • Packed with funny facts, quizzes, jokes and cartoons
  • The fascinating inside story on a key historical figure
  • Hugely engaging reading that supports the curriculum

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  • Margaret Simpson

    A brilliant author and screenwriter for children, Margaret Simpson is the author of Dead Famous: Elizabeth I, Mary Queen of Scots, Cleopatra and Double Take: Rivals for the Crown. She is somewhat of a Tudor expert, and has also written Arthurian Legends in the Twisted Tales series for Scholastic.

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    Philip Reeve

    Philip Reeve is the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of the Mortal Engines books.

    Awards

    Philip has won many major awards, including the Nestle Smarties and Blue Peter prizes for Mortal Engines, the Guardian prize for A Darkling Plain and the Carnegie medal for Here Lies Arthur.

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