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The Herb of Grace

Author: Kate Forsyth; Jeremy Reston
Publisher: Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia, 2007.
Series: Chain of charms, bk. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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15th-19th August, 1658: Luka and Emilia must travel to the New Forest to find the Wood tribe, whose charm is a rue flower, the herb of grace. Its power is that of plants and herbs - which can both heal and poison. On the way, the two children tangle with an impoverished widow, the thief-taker Coldham, a highwayman and a witch, and find themselves caught up in a Royalist plot to restore King Charles II to his throne.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Children's stories
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Children's fiction
Children's adventure fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Forsyth; Jeremy Reston
ISBN: 1405037822 9781405037822 140503789X 9781405037891 9780330424349 0330424343
OCLC Number: 174094587
Notes: Sequel to: Silver horse.
Followed by: Cat's eye shell.
Awards: Winner of Aurealis Award for Excellence in Fiction: Children's Long Fiction 2007.
Target Audience: For children.
Description: 246 pages : illustrations, map ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Chain of charms, bk. 3.
Responsibility: Kate Forsyth ; illustrated by Jeremy Reston.

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15th-19th August, 1658: Luka and Emilia must travel to the New Forest to find the Wood tribe, whose charm is a rue flower, the herb of grace. Its power is that of plants and herbs - which can both heal and poison. On the way, the two children tangle with an impoverished widow, the thief-taker Coldham, a highwayman and a witch, and find themselves caught up in a Royalist plot to restore King Charles II to his throne.

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