If you love hazardous historical tales, you are going to love our list of terrific tales set in extraordinary times!
1 | THE VALLEY OF LOST SECRETS BY LESLEY PARR:
Jimmy has been evacuated to a small village in Wales where he and his little brother should be safe from the violence of World War Two. But then he finds a skill hidden in a tree and suddenly the valley is even more frightening than the war...
2 | ANOTHER TWIST IN THE TALE BY CATHERINE BRUTON:
Discover the tale of Twill Twist, Oliver's lesser known sister! This thrilling sequel to the Dickens' classic tale is a fun-filled journey through Victorian London's workhouses and gambling dens as Twill meets some familiar faces and seeks a future for herself.
3 | IN THE SHADOW OF HEROES BY NICHOLAS BOWLING :
In Ancient Rome, Emperor Nero is on a mad mission to find the legendary golden fleece. This exciting adventure story follows two young slaves, who in their quest to track down a missing master, find themselves mixed up in a mystery at the edge of the Roman Empire.
4 | ARTHUR AND THE SEEING STONE BY KEVIN CROSSLEY-HOLLAND :
It is 1199 and young Arthur Caldicot is gifted a magic stone, which reveals the legendary life of his namesake King Arthur, from centuries before. Soon Arthur Caldicot realises, just how closely his own life follows the path of his predecessor and begins to wonder what his future might hold!
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