Rogues' Gold

Rogues' Gold

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This is a mystery adventure story full of drama, death, intrigue and scandal, with colourful characters and an authentic historical setting. When boy actor Ben Button's fellow players are accused of stealing the priceless Lodovico plate, he sets out to save them from the shadow of the hangman's noose. Who really stole the plate, what secret does it hide and how can Ben reveal the truth? This thrilling romp across the Elizabethan English countryside, populated by bejewelled nobility, ragged beggars, thundering horsemen and secret spies, has a charm that's impossible to resist.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 20mm | 222.26g
  • Usborne Publishing Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1 map
  • 074607879X
  • 9780746078792
  • 671,139

About John Pilkington

John Pilkington worked at various jobs - in a factory, in offices, in a research laboratory, on a farm, and as a rock guitarist in several bands - before realizing he wanted to write. He took a degree in Drama and English, acted and directed in a theatre company touring schools, and then began his professional writing career with radio plays in the 1980s. He has since written plays for the theatre and television scripts for the BBC. He is also the author of a series of historical crime novels, and a non-fiction book, A Survival Guide for Writers. Rogues' Gold is his first children's book.show more

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