Geoffrey Trease

Cue for Treason
  • Cue for Treason

  • Cue for Treason by Geoffrey Trease is an exciting historical novel for children.
    Fleeing from the evil Sir Philip Morton, Peter Brownrigg finds himself on the wrong side of the law. On the run to London he meets Kit and the two decide to stick together. But a chance discovery endangers their lives and soon Peter is deep in murderous plots, secrets and even treason.

    Set in the turbulent days of Elizabeth I, this classic story of danger and intrigue conjures up a world of mystery, twists and turns and thrilling action.
    Reissued in 'A Puffin Book' series of Puffin modern classics.

Born in Nottingham in 1909, Geoffrey Trease had his first book published in 1934. He went on to write over 100 books for children and adults, and became renowned for his children's historical novels. Cue for Treason, published in 1940, was his most popular and successful book. He died in 1998.