Fire, Bed, and Bone

Fire, Bed, and Bone

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"Even readers with little knowledge of (or interest in) British feudal systems and peasant revolts may find themselves engrossed in this unique fictional tale set in 1381 and told from a hunting dog's point of view." -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review) A Smarties Book Prize Bronze Award Winner
A KLIATT Editors' Choice
"Branford's subtle, poetic writing . . . evokes both the splendor of nature and the turbulence of the times. The author's remarkable understanding of animal behavior and human tendencies reverberates throughout this eloquent historic tale." -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review)
"The exciting plot . . . never hits a false note as related through the
dog's sensibilities. . . . An ingenious tour de force." -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review)
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Product details

  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 129.5 x 188 x 7.6mm | 113.4g
  • Cambridge, MA, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0763629928
  • 9780763629922
  • 364,183

About Henrietta Branford

Henrietta Branford grew up in the countryside with "hunting, hunting dogs, and a library of very good, old books. My father taught me a great deal about animals from a shooting and fishing perspective. It was an extremely accurate and unsentimental way to learn about how an animal thinks." Henrietta Branford held a variety of jobs before she began writing at age forty, starting with a regular column in a local newspaper and then moving on to children's fiction.
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278 ratings
3.74 out of 5 stars
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4 31% (86)
3 31% (85)
2 4% (12)
1 5% (14)
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