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10%OFFMary Hooper - At the Sign of the Sugared Plum - 9780747561248 - V9780747561248
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At the Sign of the Sugared Plum

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Description for At the Sign of the Sugared Plum Paperback. An historical novel set at the time of The Great Plague in London. It conveys how the atmosphere in London changes from a disbelief that the Plague is anything serious, to the full-blown horror of the death carts and being locked up - in effect to die - if your house is suspected of infection. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: 5AK; FV; YFT. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 196 x 129 x 12. Weight in Grams: 164. 176 pages. An historical novel set at the time of The Great Plague in London. It conveys how the atmosphere in London changes from a disbelief that the Plague is anything serious, to the full-blown horror of the death carts and being locked up - in effect to die - if your house is suspected of infection. Cateogry: (J) Children / Juvenile. BIC Classification: 5AK; FV; YFT. Dimension: 196 x 129 x 12. Weight: 138.
'You be going to live in the city, Hannah?' Farmer Price asked, pushing his battered hat up over his forehead. 'Wouldn' t think you'd want to go there Times like this, I would have thought your sister would try and keep you away.' Hannah is oblivious to Farmer Price's dark words, excited as she is about her first ever trip to London to help her sister in her shop 'The Sugared Plum', making sweetmeats for the gentry. Hannah does not however get the reception she expected from her sister Sarah. Instead of giving Hannah a hearty welcome, Sarah is horrified ... Read more

Product Details

Number of pages
176
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
Number of Pages
176
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780747561248
SKU
V9780747561248
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-4

About Mary Hooper
Mary Hooper is a very popular writer for children and young adults. Mary's brilliant historical novels, At the House of the Magician, By Royal Command, The Betrayal, At the Sign of the Sugared Plum, Petals in the Ashes and The Extraordinary Life and Times of Eliza Rose, have a huge fan base, as do her contemporary novels for teenagers. Mary ... Read more

Reviews for At the Sign of the Sugared Plum
'This story remains gripping throughout' Independent 'Informative and engaging' Observer 'A thrilling story ... A very enjoyable and extremely well-written book that will really appeal to teenage and pre-teenage readers' School Librarian

Goodreads reviews for At the Sign of the Sugared Plum


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