The Traveller by Theresa Breslin
  

The Traveller

Written by Theresa Breslin
Illustrated by Nelson Evergreen

13+ readers   Super-readable Dyslexia-friendly   
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Interest Age Teen Reading Age 7

Against the dramatic background of a violent storm, this story within a story simply but elegantly unfolds in carefully chosen vocabulary. As the old man at the bar tells his favourite tale of the traveller, whose fury at all he heard about the Kingdom to the West caused him to sally forth into a wild night in which he must surely have perished, another unknown traveller arrives. Who is the young man and what is his business? How the two stories are interwoven gives the story the timeless and soothing feel of a traditional story.

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Synopsis

The Traveller by Theresa Breslin

On a stormy winter's night an old man sits over his wine cup and tells a tale: of the Lord Aleslan and his evil deeds; of the good wife who could not influence him for the better and died, leaving a son; and of her brother, who stole the child to save it from Aleslan's evil. And now the son returns...

Thrilling mystery from the Carnegie Medal winning author. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers of 12+

About the Author

Theresa Breslin

Theresa Breslin is the critically acclaimed author of over 30 books for children and young adults whose work has been filmed for television, broadcast on radio, and is read world-wide in many languages. A respected contributor to professional journals, she is passionate about children’s literature and literacy. She travels extensively, doing research for her books and speaking at international conferences and book festivals.

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Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Theresa Breslin
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Publisher

Barrington Stoke Ltd

Publication date

15th March 2013

ISBN

9781781121986

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