On 5th November 1605, a man called Guy Fawkes and his friends tried to blow up the House of Lords in London with gunpowder. They wanted to kill King James I. Find out all about the Gunpowder Plot with this story that is packed with all the facts and colourful pictures. This book is part of a series of picture books, Famous People, Great Events, which are suitable for ages 6-12. They tell the stories of famous men and women and great events in history and are suitable for the primary history curriculum. Written by successful authors, they are enjoyable reads which are packed with facts and colourful illustrations.