Historic Royal Places - Terrible True Tales

Terrible, True Tales from the Tower of London: As told by the Ravens

Product code: 30169528\1

Availability: In stock

The ravens of the Tower of London bring its fascinating history to life, telling tales of gore, guts and great escapes.

The book is illustrated throughout and packed with fascinating and funny stories that the Yeoman Warders would rather be kept secret from visitors, such as a daring attempt to steal the Crown Jewels, the polar bear who once lived in the Tower and the prisoner who tried to escape through his toilet.

  • Author: Sarah Kilby
  • Illustrated by Peter Cottrill
  • Historic Royal Palaces publication
  • Children's book
Read More...

The ravens of the Tower of London bring its fascinating history to life, telling tales of gore, guts and great escapes.

The book is illustrated throughout and packed with fascinating and funn Read More...

£8.99
  • Product Information
    • A gripping history of the Tower of London narrated by the Tower of London ravens and lavishly illustrated with humorous cartoon style illustrations. Legend has it that if the six ravens ever leave the Tower of London, the Tower and the kingdom will fall, so Charles II decreed that there must always be at least six birds kept here to protect the Tower.

      • Author: Sarah Kilby
      • Illustrated by Peter Cottrill
      • Historic Royal Palaces publication
      • 128 pages
      • Children's book

You might also like

Sign up for our Newsletter

Enter your email to hear updates from the shop including new products, special offers and promotions.