Mary, Queen of Scots: Escape from the Castle
This book is currently reprinting but can be pre-ordered now. It will be available again on 4 August 2022. Orders will be shipped as soon as the book is released.
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.
'A gripping story that is simply packed from cover to cover with historical detail.'
-- Midwest Book Review
‘Nicely illustrated, simple enough for a young reader to get a glimpse into Scottish history. This would be a good pre-reader to those who may enjoy, but are a little too young for the “I Survived” books. 4/5’
-- Youth Services Book Review
'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.'
'A well-researched historical fiction treatment... This is well written and gives a good deal of information. The real star here are the gorgeous illustrations by Teresa Martinez that grace every page and complete the story. Youngsters will enjoy learning about this interesting time in the British Isles.'
-- San Francisco Book Review
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