Mary, Queen of Scots: Escape from Lochleven Castle
On a tiny island in the middle of Loch Leven there is a castle.
Many years ago, in that castle on the island, a beautiful young queen was held prisoner.
Her name was Mary, Queen of Scots.
Mary, Queen of Scots is imprisoned in Lochleven Castle. Surrounded by water, she believes escape is impossible until, in the spring of 1568, she receives a mysterious message. With the help of a loyal young follower, she plots her way to freedom.
This extraordinary true story is told by Carnegie-Medal winning author Theresa Breslin and brought to life in historically detailed illustrations by Teresa Martinez.
A perfect introduction for children to Scotland's most dramatic historicfigure.
'This is a beautifully illustrated and fun book that explores an exciting but lesser known story from Scottish history in an accessible and interesting way that parents and children will enjoy reading together.'
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