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Richard III: Black Guard Hall

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    Available in PDF Format | Richard III: Black Guard Hall.pdf | English
    P. A. Kidd(Author)
A ferocious storm in two ages....
...a spectacular rainbow and a mysterious dog.
Hansy Igondi is to discover that there is more than just a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow.
A series of dramatic events are triggered and Hansy, her new friend Guy and the dog are all dragged back through time to the City of York in 1463.
There the Wars of the Roses rage on, pitting the Houses of York and Lancaster against each other and not just on the battlefield.Hansy and Guy become embroiled in a kidnap plot. A malicious Lancastrian Lord is engaged in a battle of wits with Yorkist Lord Warwick 'The Kingmaker' and a 'double agent' friar has the power to alter events for better or for worse.
Can Hansy and Guy escape through the ensuing Battle of Black Guard Field...
...how will they return home?
Will they discover the secrets of Black Guard Hall in time?

"Set in our time and yet not in our time this novel impacts on many levels re-living our history and inspiring our imagination."

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Book details

  • PDF | 214 pages
  • P. A. Kidd(Author)
  • New Generation Publishing (30 Mar. 2015)
  • English
  • 8
  • Children's Books

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  • By Lizbie on 6 July 2015

    With the Summer holidays looming this is an excellent choice to keep both boys and girls occupied on those long journeys and forestall the perennial question of "When will we get there?". The author has managed to combine a page turning historical fantasy with modern life. She does not hesitate to introduce her readers to obscure historical terms but this is done in a fun way without being stuffy or patronising and there is a simple glossary at the end of the book to explain further. For those heading to York or the areas associated with Richard 111 there is the added interest of looking further into places and people mentioned in the book.

  • By AK on 4 June 2015

    This is an absolutely fantastic book, suitable for mainly ages 8-13 although I enjoyed it immensely myself! The writing is excellent, whilst the mix of modern day fiction with true historical fact creates a truley captivating world which will have you entranced! (The lovely illustrations are also perfect for your children, capturing their imaginations!) I would highly recommend this book to all.

  • By Daniel Wheeler on 6 June 2015

    A brilliant choice for fans of history or great storytelling! I have been studying Richard III for A level and found this new perspective on his life very interesting, particularly as it's based on true events! It really demonstrates the skill of the author when a book written mainly for children is able to entertain someone so much older than the intended audience!

  • By Amelia Craddock on 4 June 2015

    This is a fantastic book and I recommend it to anyone who's considering buying it!! The author is such a talented lady and this book (hopefully the first of many) is a joy to read.

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