Endymion Spring by Matthew Skelton
  

Endymion Spring

Written by Matthew Skelton

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One legendry books that holds secret knowledge sets two boys alight bringing power, magic and danger into their lives. Full of ideas and excitement, this is a thought provoking read for confident readers.

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Endymion Spring by Matthew Skelton

A young boy without a voice - whose five-hundred-year-old story is about to explode in the twenty-first century. Set in present-day Oxford and Germany at the dawn of printing, one magical book sets two boys' worlds alight - bringing them unimaginable danger, excitement and power.

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A wonderfully rich but accessible story for 10-year-olds plus Sunday Telegraph Skelton is a wonderful descriptive writer, with a good line in startling images Observer It is unputdownable Irish Independent The story, switching between medieval Germany and Oxford University libraries, is a gripping, fast-moving read, and should appeal to adults as well as teenagers Oxford Times

About the Author

Matthew Skelton was born in the UK but spent most of his childhood in Canada. He started writing while working as a teaching assistant at the University of Mainz, continued when he came back to Oxford to work as a research assistant. In 2002 he won Richard and Judy's short story competition. Endymion Spring is his first novel.

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Format

Paperback (b Format)
448 pages
Interest Age: From 11

Author

Matthew Skelton
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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

1st February 2007

ISBN

9780141320342

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