Elizabeth I: Reigns Supreme

Meet the woman behind the big red wig! You might already know some of the things that Queen Elizabeth I is famous for. Such as: being called the Virgin Queen, making black teeth fashionable, sending the Spanish Armada packing, and refusing to marry. But did you know her reputation was nearly ruined when her boyfriend’s wife was found dead at the bottom of the stairs? Or that she changed our world in all kinds of massive ways? Elizabeth 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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