The Gauntlet

Paperback | April 14, 2015

byRonald Welch

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As Peter wanders around the ruined castle of Carreg Cennen he makes an amazing discovery - a rusted metal gauntlet. As he slips it on to his hand he is transported back to the fourteenth century, to a time when his Norman ancestors held the castle.Accepted as the eldest son of Sir Roger de Blois, Peter learns how to hawk, fight, and shoot a longbow but when a rebellion arises, it's up to Peter to escape from the besieged castle and fetch help.Ronald Welch is celebrated as one of the best writers of historical fiction for children and this thrilling story has been captivating readers for many years with its combination of fast-paced adventure and authentic historical detail. This edition also features the original black and whiteillustrations which bring the story and the era vividly to life.

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As Peter wanders around the ruined castle of Carreg Cennen he makes an amazing discovery - a rusted metal gauntlet. As he slips it on to his hand he is transported back to the fourteenth century, to a time when his Norman ancestors held the castle.Accepted as the eldest son of Sir Roger de Blois, Peter learns how to hawk, fight, and sh...

Ronald Welch (Ronald Oliver Felton) was born in Glamorgan and for much of his life was a teacher of history, and Headmaster of Okehampton Grammar School. He fought in the Welch Regiment during World War Two. He published a number of historical novels for children, including Knight Crusader in 1954, for which he won the Carnegie Medal....

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pagesPublished:April 14, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192738593

ISBN - 13:9780192738592

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