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Black Powder, Paperback / softback Book


A rip-roaring historical adventure set at the time of the Gunpowder Plot - winner of the Historical Association Young Quills Award!England, 1605. 12-year-old Tom must save his father from hanging.

He falls in with a mysterious stranger - the Falcon - who promises to help him in exchange for his service.

But on the long journey to London, Tom discovers the Falcon's true mission - and a plot to blow up Parliament with barrels of black powder.

Tom faces a terrible decision: secure his father's release, or stop the assassination of the king ...


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Adventure
  • ISBN: 9781910655269