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.
Pre-history made glowingly alive in this gripping story of Drem who. though his right arm is withered, is determined not to become a Half-man shepherd: he will win the Warrior Scarlet by killing a wolf - in his own way. An exhilarating book.
|Publication date:||9th June 2014|
|Publisher:||Red Fox Classics an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK|
|Categories:||General fiction (Children's / Teenage),|
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 ...More About Rosemary Sutcliff