AT THE COURT OF QUEEN ELIZABETH is a humorous, new historical fiction series set in the court of Elizabeth I - where everyone lives in fear of the Queen's temper and in hope of her favour. Each story explores a different aspect of Tudor life and is based around a core of central characters. These books take a modern and humorous approach to the teaching of history and are supported by lively line illustrations, which are full of historical detail. In THE POISON PUDDING PLOT, Earl Inkblot increases his efforts to protect the Queen from plots and intrigues against her and engages most of her staff to help him. All is well until the formidable yet charming, Don Dastardo from Spain comes on the scene and the Queen falls under his spell. Don Dastardo hatches a cunning plan to poison the Queen with a specially made pudding. Will anyone be able to save the Queen in time?
Karen Wallace is a hugely successful and popular children's author. She has written Sparks and Wonderwise titles for Franklin Watts.