Warrior Scarlet

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Random House, Feb 28, 2014 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Drem longs for the day he will win his Warrior Scarlet. But with a withered spear arm, how will he take part in the ritual Wolf Slaying which will prove his worth as a man of the tribe?

With over forty books to her credit, Rosemary Sutcliff is now universally considered one of the finest writers of historical novels for children. Winer of the Carnegie Medal and many other honours, Rosemary was awarded a CBE in 1992 for services to children's literature.

 

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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

Set much earlier than her great Roman series, this may owe something to Kipling's Knife and the Naked Chalk (as her Roman series does to his Centurion stories). --it is about prehistoric Britons among ... Read full review

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Rosemary Sutcliff's Warrior Scarlet was one of my earlist forays into historical fiction, and I bless the chance that made it one of the few Sutcliffs our small-town library possessed. I reread it ... Read full review

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Contents

Title Page Historical Note
Scarleton the Loom II Talore the Hunter
First Kill
ThePriceof Whitethroat V The Dagger and the Fire
The Boys House VII The KingMaking VIII The Hound Fight IX The Black Pebble
Brother My Brother XI The NewsBringers XII The Wolf Guard XIII The Grey Leader XIV Warrior Scarlet
The Flower of theSun About the Author Also by Rosemary Sutcliff Copyright

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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 much missed by her many fans.

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