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The Actor, the Rebel and the Wrinkled Queen
by Terry Deary
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0713664282, Paperback)Old, ailing Elizabeth I is on the throne - but a rebellion to overthrow her is being plotted by the dashing Earl of Essex. One of the rallying points for the uprising will be the Globe Theatre. When the Queen learns of the plan, the plotters are defeated, and she throws Master Shakespeare's theatre company into the most putrid prison in the land. Can James, a boy actor, and the bard himself think of a way to earn the Queen's forgiveness - and be freed? Don't miss www.teary-deary.com - the author's own fantastic website, with detailed information about all our books, plus others, about Terry as a writer, as well as extracts, quizzes, games and activities.
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Old, ailing Elizabeth I has heard of a plan to overthrow her. One of the rallying points for the uprising was to be the Globe Theatre, so she throws Shakespeare's theatre company into prison. Can James, a boy actor, and the bard think of a way to earn the Queen's forgiveness - and be freed? Entertaining historical tale. 7 yrs+.
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