Eagle's Honour by Rosemary Sutcliff
  

Eagle's Honour

Written by Rosemary Sutcliff
Illustrated by Victor Ambrus

Synopsis

Eagle's Honour by Rosemary Sutcliff

Second-century Roman Britain is the setting for epic battle, high drama, bravery and romance in these two stories for young readers. A Circlet of Oak Leaves gradually reveals the mystery behind humble horse-breeder Araco's award for outstanding bravery, and Eagle's Egg follows the story of Quintus, a young standard-bearer, determined to be promoted so that he can marry the girl that he loves.

About the Author

Rosemary Sutcliff

Rosemary Sutcliff was born in Surrey, the daughter of a naval officer. At the age of two she contracted the progressively wasting Still's disease, and hence spent most of her life in a wheelchair. Her first children's book was published in 1950, and from then on she devoted her time and talents to the writing of children's historical novels, which have placed her name high in the field of contemporary children's literature. Rosemary received an OBE in the 1975 Birthday Honours List. Rosemary Sutcliff's novels about Roman Britain have won much critical acclaim. The best-known of these is her The Eagle of the Ninth trilogy, of which the second book in the trilogy, The Lantern Bearers, was awarded the 1959 Carnegie Medal. Rosemary died in 1992 at the age of 72.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
144 pages

Author

Rosemary Sutcliff
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Author's Website

rosemarysutcliff.com/

Publisher

Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

2nd March 1995

ISBN

9780099353911


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