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Heather, Oak, and Olive : Three Stories (Paperback) (Rosemary Sutcliff)

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Cherished author Rosemary Sutcliff presents three stories of youthful courage and fidelity in ancient times.

The Chief's Daughter: A Welsh chieftain's daughter helps a young Irish boycaptured from a raiding party and held prisoner by her fathermake his escape, risking the wrath of her gods and her Clan.

A Circlet of Oak Leaves: A horse-trader is reminded of his past with the Roman Legions, of the life-changing, secret favor he once did a friend and the glory he will never be able to openly claim.

A Crown of Wild Olives: A tentative, but caring, friendship is formed between two young runners, a Spartan and an Athenian, who will compete against each other for the Olympic Olive Crown and the honor of their warring nations.

These stories are clever and powerful, the plots twisting and turning unexpectedly while the characters remain always true to their own moral codes. Indeed, in each story the characters are full of heart and human failingsand feelings that transcend time and history.

Rosemary Sutcliff (19201992) was an award-winning, internationally acclaimed author of historical fiction and children's literature. Her books includeThe Eagle of the Ninth, Sword at Sunset, Song for a Dark Queen, andThe Mark of the Horse Lord.

Cherished author Rosemary Sutcliff has set these stories of youthful courage and fidelity among the clans of ancient Wales and Ireland, the cavalrymen of the Roman Legions, and the young athletes in the early days of the Olympics. In each story the characters are full of heart and human failingsand feelings that transcend time and history.

Rosemary Sutcliff (19201992) was an award-winning, internationally-acclaimed author of historical fiction and children's literature. Her books includeThe Eagle of the Ninth, Sword at Sunset, Song for a Dark Queen, andThe Mark of the Horse Lord.

Number of Pages: 120
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Historical / Europe
Series Title: Nautilus
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Rosemary Sutcliff
Language: English
Street Date: October 27, 2015
TCIN: 23999004
UPC: 9781589881068
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-8637
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