Wolf Girl by Theresa Tomlinson
  

Wolf Girl

Written by Theresa Tomlinson

11+ readers   eBooks   
Download an extract Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

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.

Reader Reviews

Synopsis

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.

Reviews

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.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback (b Format)
384 pages

Author

Theresa Tomlinson
More books by Theresa Tomlinson

Author's Website

www.theresatomlinson.com/

Publisher

Random House Children's Books

Publication date

2nd February 2006

ISBN

9780552561648

Categories


We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

I love ‘LoveReading 4 kids’ because they let you read and learn things you’d never dreamed of learning before.

Emily Horncastle – age 11

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****