The history of the Tudors and Stuarts interpreted and illustrated in an exciting way for children. Includes humorous illustrations on every page, and the book is a trove of information presented in a clear and appealing way. In the main, the more gory and extreme customs of the period are described.
Born in Llan-non, Ceredigion, Catrin Stevens was educated at Ardwyn Grammar School and Bangor University. Having worked as a Welsh and History teacher, Catrin was also head of the History and Welsh History department at Trinity College, Carmarthen. Her books about Welsh courting customs derive from Catrin's research into old Welsh customs at St Fagan's National History Museum. Catrin now works as a freelance writer and her main interest is interpreting history for readers of all ages. Amongst her books for children is Catrin's original Welsh series, Hanes Atgas, which she has also adapted into English - the Wicked Wales. These books tell the story of the people of Wales in a fun and appealing way and are extremely popular with younger readers. Catrin is also the author of three of the titles in the A Wyddoch Chi...? series