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March 2012 Book of the Month. This is an eagerly anticipated, powerful and inspiring historical novel about survival in the face of real-life horror from one of today's most exciting young writers. Sally Nicholls provides a heartbreaking account of one of the most terrifying events in history - the outbreak of the Black Death in 1349. It's perfect for fans of Meg Rosoff.
A heartbreaking account of one of the most terrifying events in history - the outbreak of the Black Death in 1349. When Isabel's Yorkshire village is devastated by the Black Death, it seems that the world is ending in horror and fear. But for the survivors of the terrible plague, a new and freer society will rise from the destruction of the feudal system that enslaved he family.
A powerful historical novel from one of today's most exciting young writers.
Publication date: 04/04/2013
Publisher: Marion Lloyd Books an imprint of Scholastic
|Publication date:||4th April 2013|
|Publisher:||Marion Lloyd Books an imprint of Scholastic|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 13+ readers|
I was born in Stockton-on-Tees, just after midnight, in a thunderstorm. My father died when I was two, and my brother Ian and I were brought up my mother. I always wanted to write - when people asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I used to say "I'm going to be a writer" - very definite. I've always loved reading, and I spent most of my childhood trying to make real life as much like a book as possible. My friends and I had a secret club like the Secret Seven, and when I was ...More About Sally Nicholls