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Treason

Written by Berlie Doherty

Key Stage 2 Historical Fiction

LoveReading View on Treason

Prize-winning Berlie Doherty brings the excitement and danger of life at the court of King Henry V111 vividly to life. Young William Montague is plucked from a life of obscurity to become a page boy to the King’s son and heir, Prince Edward. William soon becomes a favourite of the King’s but he also makes dangerous enemies who know enough about his family to bring about his downfall. Soon William is fleeing from charges of treason and the threat of death itself. These are dangerous times and William needs  courage, luck and loyalty to balance love for his family and his father with saving his life and supporting the King.

Julia Eccleshare M.B.E

Treason Synopsis

Will Gaveston is page boy to little Prince Edward, son of King Henry VIII. When his father is accused of treason and thrown into Newgate Prison, Will has to go into hiding in the back streets of London. He is befriended by a poor boy, Nick Drew, and together they brave imprisonment and death as they desperately try to gain pardon for Will's father.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849391214
Publication date: 3rd February 2011
Author: Berlie Doherty
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 272 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: Historical Fiction

About Berlie Doherty

Berlie Doherty is one of the UK’s favourite children’s authors. She has been writing for over twenty years and is published in more than twenty languages. She is a prolific writer of novels, storybooks, picture books, and plays. Berlie lives in Derbyshire. To read a question and answer session with Berlie Doherty please click here.  

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