The Children of the New Forest

The Children of the New Forest

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The King is imprisoned, their father is dead and their home is on fire! The four Beverley children flee to an isolated cottage hidden deep within the New Forest. Disguised and constantly at risk of discovery, they learn to live off the land."
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 409 pages
  • 127 x 195 x 35mm | 430g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1843914875
  • 9781843914877
  • 342,985

Review quote

"I have faith that children will still feel the primeval pull of the forest and want to run their hands over the texture of that life, as rough as bark and as delightful in its detail." "--Guardian"
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About Captain Frederick Marryat

Frederick Marryat (1792-1848) was a naval officer, novelist, and contemporary of Charles Dickens. He is best known for his novels "Mr. Midshipman Easy" and "Children of the New Forest," and for inventing the Marryat system of naval signaling. Michael Rosen is a British children's novelist and poet, and the author of 140 books. He was the fifth British Children's Laureate from June 2007 to June 2009, and his books include "Quick Let's Get Out of Here," " Wouldn't You Like to Know," and "You Tell Me."
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