Wolf Girl by Theresa Tomlinson

Wolf Girl

Written by Theresa Tomlinson

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Wulfrun is a brave girl who must set out on a dangerous mission to save her mother from death after she’s been accused of stealing a valuable necklace. But trying to get help proves almost impossible as Wulfrun finds herself up against every kind of trickery as she tries to prove what really happened.

Theresa Tomlinson captures the small details of life in war-torn Anglo-Saxon England to make Wolf Girl is a thrilling adventure with a powerful sense of the past.

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Wolf Girl by Theresa Tomlinson

Anglo-Saxon England and Cwen, a poor weaver woman, employed at the abbey of Whitby, is accused of possessing a valuable necklace belonging to the royal family. If found guilty, the punishment could be death. Cwen's daughter, is desperate to prove her mother's innocence. But wherever she turns for help, she encounters lies and treachery.


A most compelling read to immerse yourself in. The period details feel authentic without obtruding into the development of the characters and story line writeaway.org.uk Tomlinson has skilfully woven known facts and real people with invented characters to form an exciting historical novel ... shows her talents to the full Books for Keeps This is a novel sure to please any reader looking for intrigue and adventure -- Beth Morrissey The School Librarian Whitby Abbey and its community are brought vividly to life ... The book just abounds with strong, independent female characters, the pace is just perfect and the twists and turns of the plot never become confusing ... Wolf Girl should be fascinating for young people and adults alike Historical Novels Review Older readers will enjoy this exciting historical novel Junior News & Mail

About the Author

Theresa Tomlinson
Theresa Tomlinson and her husband live in Sheffield and have three grown up children. She has been short listed twice for the Carnegie Medal and for the Sheffield Children`s Book Award. She is keenly interested in the local history of the north east of England and now recent visits to Turkey have resulted in these two powerful novels of the Amazon women.

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Paperback (b Format)
384 pages
Interest Age: From 12


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Publication date

2nd February 2006




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