Set in 2,300 BC, this stunning tale from historical specialist Tony Bradman weaves together fact and fiction in gripping adventure covering the coming of the Bronce Age.
Maglos and his High Priest father control the access to the sacred site of Stonehenge where the worlds of the living and the dead meet twice a year. But times are, and when Maglos’s father dies in suspicious circumstances, his uncle makes Maglos his slave. Soon after two strangers arrive from distant lands. They teach Maglos the secrets of of a new, strong metal which will soon be all-important – the secret of the stones.Depicts the building of the lintels at Stonehenge, the coming of the Bronze Age and the known facts about the burial of the Amesbury Archer.
Tony Bradman is a hugely prolific author with a particular passion for bringing history to life for young people. He is a regular at all the major literary festivals, reviews for The Guardian and is the Chair of the Siobhan Dowd Trust. He lives in Kent.
Children’s & educational
Paperback - B format
13 - 15
Children's, Teenage & educational