ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: August 11, 2016
Robert the Bruce and All That
By (author) Alan Burnett; Illustrated by Scoular Anderson
Robert the Bruce and All That is a real-life adventure packed with historical facts about Scotland’s warrior king. Gallop alongside King Robert the Bruce as he takes up the quest to free the Scots from terrifying King Edward and his bumbling son, Edward II. Voyage with Bruce to the mysterious islands of the west, and read about the secret plan to win over his kingdom. Learn how to capture a castle as Bruce and his men topple enemy fortresses across the land. Hear skulls crack as Bruce sends Edward II homeward to think again at the Battle of Bannockburn. Follow Bruce’s amazing life after death as his heart is taken into battle in Spain – and find out how it was safely returned home.
Allan Burnett is a freelance writer and editor based in Sweden. He has worked as deputy editor for the Scottish Standard and as deputy foreign editor for the Sunday Herald. He is the author on a number of bestselling children’s history books, including World War I Tales of Adventure, World War II Tales of Adventure, The Story of Scotland and Invented in Scotland (all Birlinn).