I Was There...: Shakespeare's Globe

It’s the most famous theatre EVER. Have you been there? Now go there 400 years ago! In 1604, the famous Globe Theatre is the talk of London. Every actor wants to tread its boards and star in William Shakespeare’s sell-out plays. Including Billy Watkins – a boy who dreams of the bustling London stage. When a theatre troupe visits his town, is this his big chance? Leap into Billy’s gripping tale of Tudor England: a place of plague, peril and great plays. Be the kid who can say ‘I was there’.

  • Younger historical fiction with comical pictures
  • From the home of the bestselling My Story
  • Perfect for newly independent readers
  • Appealing mix of fiction and true facts

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  • Valerie Wilding

    Valerie Wilding is an experienced fiction writer and school librarian. She has recently written Discovering Dinosaurs for the Double Take series, and has also written for My Story, Pickle Hill Primary and Top Ten.

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