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The knight of spurs and spirits

Author: Terry Deary; Helen Flook
Publisher: London : A. & C. Black, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The violent and cruel Sir Robert Hylton terrorises his servants in grand Hylton Castle. Whilst they suffer from cold, hunger and his temper, Sir Robert drinks wine and sits by the fire. When his violence goes one step too far, Sir Robert uses friends and influence to escape the law. But ghosts are known for following their own justice and Sir Robert will not find peace. An unusual tale, based on a real medieval  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Children's fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Deary; Helen Flook
ISBN: 9781408106204 1408106205
OCLC Number: 428778337
Description: 61 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Terry Deary ; illustrated by Helen Flook.

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England, 1609. Sir Robert's servants live at Hylton Castle in constant fear of his violent temper. They suffer whilst Sir Robert lives in luxury. But when Sir Robert's anger goes one step too far,  Read more...

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'...exciting, funny stories based on historical events...' Write Away (July 2009) 'Bubbling with wit, language play and robust dialogue...just the right mix of ingredients to trigger young readers' Read more...

 
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