Wicked Will

A Mystery of Young William Shakespeare

Wicked Will

For Ages: 9 - 12
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To the outside world, Tom Pryne is an orphan traveling Elizabethan England with his uncle’s theater troupe. In actuality, “Tom” is Viola, in disguise because her parents’ Catholic sympathies have put them at odds with the law and forced them into hiding. When the actors arrive in the sleepy little town of Stratford-on-Avon, Viola’s uncle is arrested for murder, and she joins forces with Will Shakespeare, a local boy with a penchant for trouble and a smart turn of phrase, to uncover the real culprit.
  • Aladdin | 
  • 224 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416986614 | 
  • October 2010 | 
  • Grades 4 - 7

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About the Author

Bailey MacDonald

Bailey MacDonald is a professional actress and playwright who lives near Atlanta, Georgia. When she is not writing, she performs under a different name in a theater group in that city.