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Designed in London, Made in China
Warning: Choking Hazard
Not suitable for years 0-3
Matilda's Secret is written by BAFTA‐nominated writer and director Sandra Goldbacher. It is a beautifully illustrated 180 page paperback.
Read the thrilling adventure of thirteen-year old Matilda Marchmont as she is drawn into a glittering world of intrigue, intense friendship and mortal danger in the court of Henry VIII which takes her from Hampton Court Palace to the Bloody Tower itself.
Review from Clare Longrigg, Deputy Editor, Psychologies Magazine
“My daughter and I both loved reading Matilda’s Secret – it’s a great page-turner, a gripping read, as Mattie and her cousin Katherine get sucked into the dirty, dangerous world of court politics. I learned a lot about Henry’s wives, my daughter aged 9 learned about Tudor lifestyles, and the dramatic difference between rich and poor... There was wonderful colour and historical detail that inspired us to visit Hampton Court and re-imagine the places where secret trysts and dances took place. Mattie’s slow realisation of the destruction of the monasteries and devastation of local communities under Henry’s reign was very well described without reading like a history lesson.”
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