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Young Edward VI is crowned king upon the death of his father, Henry VIII - but he is only nine years old. How can he fight his way through the treacherous adult world to claim the sovereignty he is entitled to? This thoroughly researched novel features some of best-known and most intriguing characters in English history - including, of course, King Henry VIII and his many ...more
Published October 1st 2013 by A&c Black Childrens & Educational (first published January 1st 2002)
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I got this as a birthday present and sat there thinking "what the hell? Why would I want this?" but I read it anyway. Turns out it's a very good book and it really holds the readers interest. Good story and really speaks of the struggles Edward VI would have encountered upon his fathers death. ...more
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Belbin's work is known for breaking boundaries and dealing responsibly with difficult social issues that affect teenagers. He first attained success with a number of books for Scholastic's Point Crime series. ...more

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