Dominic Sandbrook

Adventures in Time: The Six Wives of Henry VIII
  • Adventures in Time: The Six Wives of Henry VIII

  • Winter has come; and in a far distant land, a warrior queen is expecting a child...

    Step through these pages and into the Tudor court: a dangerous world, where one misstep could cost your life. Through the eyes of Henry VIII's six very different queens, from a brave Spanish princess to a wise English widow, historian Dominic Sandbrook takes us on a thrilling journey through the twists and turns of a dramatic age. For no one is safe from the wheel of fortune: it can take you from a golden throne to the Tower of London...

    In the Adventures in Time series, Dominic Sandbrook brings the past alive for twenty-first century children. This unique publishing venture will allow a new generation, aged eight to twelve, to discover the thrills and spills of history. These are exhilarating adventures, every bit as exciting as classic children's fiction. The only difference is that they happen to be true.

    Publishing July:
    1. The Second World War 9780241469774
    2. The Six Wives of Henry VIII 9780241469736

    Publishing November:
    3. Alexander the Great 9780241469743
    4. The First World War 9780241469668

Dominic Sandbrook is nearing completion of his great multi-volume history of postwar Britain from the mid 1950s to the late 1980s, which began with Never Had It So Good. He has written and presented a number of highly successful BBC television series, on subjects as diverse as the joys of the Volkswagen and the history of science fiction. He writes reviews and articles principally for the Daily Mail and Sunday Times.

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