Boudicca was a queen of the Brythonic Celtic Iceni people of Norfolkin Eastern Britain who led a major uprising of the tribes against theoccupying forces of the Roman Empire. A resurgence of Boudica's legendary fame occurred during the Victorian era when Queen Victoria was portrayed as her namesake. Boudica has since remained an important cultural symbol in the United Kingdom.This documentary-style book on Boudicca recounts her historical life in an absorbing, easy to read narrative that will bring history to life in a wonderful and accessible way to children.
Sian Busby is a researcher and scriptwriter. She lives in London with her husband and two sons.