Dead Famous: Writers and their Tall Tales

by Tracey Turner, Clive Goddard (Illustrator)
You’ve probably heard of a few writers…- William Shakespeare and his popular plays – Jane Austen and her love stories – Charles Dickens and his big blockbusters But have you heard that…- William Shakespeare got mixed up in a plot against the Queen? – Jane Austen nearly became a Bigg-Wither? – Charles Dickens had his clothes ripped off by his fans? Yes, even when they’re dead writers are still full of surprises – and the eight in this book are more surprising than most. Now you can get the inside story from their secret diaries, flick through Good Day! magazine for some nineteenth-century gossip, and find out all about the writers whose tall tales have changed the world.

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