Exciting stories about famous people, outlining their lives and the important events which made them memorable. Every page features easy-to-follow text and a black-and-white line drawing to help bring these events to life. Each title gives further facts about the famous person and the times in which he or she lived, plus a comprehensive time line detailing key dates. Guy Fawkes tells the story of the soldier who plotted to blow up a king. His failure is still celebrated today on every 5th November.
Harriet Castor (Guy Fawkes, William Caxton, Queen Elizabeth I) has written several titles in this series and has a great ability to retell historical events in a lively story form to appeal to the young reader.