Black Powder

by Ally Sherrick (author)

Suitable for 10+ years

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A rip-roaring historical adventure set at the time of the Guy Fawkes’ Gunpowder Plot – winner of the Historical Association Young Quills Award! England, 1605: 12-year-old Tom must save his father from hanging.

He falls in with a mysterious stranger – the Falcon - who promises to help him in exchange for his service.

But on the long journey to London, Tom discovers the Falcon’s true mission – and a plot to blow up Parliament with barrels of black powder.

Tom faces a terrible decision: secure his father’s release, or stop the assassination of the king …

A rip-roaring, action-packed life-and-death quest, packed with history and adventure

Set at the time of the Gunpowder Plot and featuring Guy Fawkes – perfect for Bonfire Night and beyond

Ideal for readers aged nine and up

Check out more historical adventures by Ally Sherrick: THE BURIED CROWN and THE QUEEN’S FOOL

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781910655269

Publisher

Chicken House Ltd

Date published

August 4th, 2016

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.5; Middle years; 10.0 points

Other details

  • 368 pages

Condition

New

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