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A clear, concise and very readable introduction to a complicated period that will encourage both an understanding of this cataclysmic war and a desire to learn more about it.
(Faber & Faber)
Ross Montgomery’s first book was shortlisted for the Branford Boase and the Costa Book Award and he follows it up with this humorous take on the restrictions placed on children in the name of safety
Set in the real world of today, into which magic breaks through, this is an intriguing fantasy for young readers KS2/3. Womack takes the traditional quest as the narrative framework, one that will be both recognisable and satisfying to his audience