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The Silver Blade: Bk. 2

The Silver Blade: Bk. 2

Author: Sally Gardner
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Description

With Sido safely in England and the Terror at it's height, Yann returns to France to smuggle out aristocratic refugees who will otherwise face the guillotine. But when Sido is kidnapped, he must use all his strength and courage to outwit the evil Count Kalliovski, and rescue her for a second time. Set against a vivid historical background, prize winning author Sally Gardner brings to life the horrors of the French Revolution in this breath-taking adventure, complete with intrepid heroism and a touching love story. Perfect for 9+ readers and fans of The Red Necklace and I, Coriander.

Promotion info
Sequel to the highly acclaimed THE RED NECKLACE, which sold over 18,000 copies in hardback. Praise for THE RED NECKLACE: "Like A Tale Of Two Cities rewritten by Angela Carter, this is a tale steeped in wickedness of a ferociously enjoyable kind" (Amanda Craig, The Times); "Brilliantly rich and complex" (Independent on Sunday). I, CORIANDER won the Nestle Children's Book Prize: Gold Award. Sally Gardner's sales overall for Orion exceed 1 million copies. Rights sales for Sally's older fiction in 21 territories. Bound chapter samplers available.
Awards

Shortlisted for Independent Booksellers' Book of the Year Award: Children's Book of the Year 2010.

Reviews

'Fast-moving, action packed page-turner' THE BOOKSELLER

Author description

Sally Gardner trained at art college and went on to work in the theatre, winning awards for her costume designs for some notable productions. After her twin daughters and her son were born she started to illustrate children's books, and then turned to writing. She lives in North London.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781842555972
  • : Orion Publishing Co
  • : Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • : April 2009
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 27mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 1
  • : 823.914
  • : 312
  • : Historical fiction
  • : maps
  • : Sally Gardner
  • : Hardback