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The Capricorn Bracelet Red Fox Classic

Written by Rosemary Sutcliff

Illustrated by Charles Keeping

The Capricorn Bracelet Red Fox Classic Synopsis

Rosemary's Sutcliff's absorbing collection of stories cover the fall of Londinium to the building of Hadrian's Wall, and the final departure of the Romans from Britain. Set at the time of the Roman occupation of Britain, they follow the fortunes of one family over three hundred years. All soldiers, they are linked by the Capricorn bracelet, first worn by the centurion Lucius for distinguished conduct, then handed down through the generations.

The Capricorn Bracelet Red Fox Classic Press Reviews

This is more than a piece of history, battles and centurions; it's a slice of life - the stories are exciting and compelling - every one is well-worth reading -- Wendy Cooling

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099432173
Publication date: 2nd January 2003
Author: Rosemary Sutcliff
Illustrator: Charles Keeping
Publisher: Red Fox an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's UK
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 160 pages

About Rosemary Sutcliff

Rosemary Sutcliff was born in 1920 in West Clanden, Surrey. With over 50 books to her credit, Rosemary Sutcliff is now universally considered one of the finest writers of historical novels for children. Her first novel, The Queen Elizabeth Story was published in 1950. In 1959 her book The Lantern Bearers won the Carnegie Medal. In 1974 she was highly commended for the Hans Christian Andersen Award and in 1978 her book, Song for a Dark Queen was commended for the Other Award. In 1975, Rosemary was awarded the OBE for services to Children's Literature and the CBE in 1992. Unfortunately Rosemary passed away in July 1992 and is ...

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