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Arrowhead

An ancient Viking curse has risen

ISBN:
9781911342618
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Paperback (272pp)
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  • Paperback £6.99
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When a playground scrap becomes a fight to the death, and an ancient curse awakes, Jack and Emma must uncover the arrowhead’s secrets – before a terrible evil is unleashed.

Award-winning children’s author Ruth Eastham weaves twists, turns and adventures into the rollercoaster ride that is Arrowhead: aspects of Norse mythology, the importance of friendship and teamwork, race-against-the-clock tension, and terror as the world as you know it is turned upside down. Follow the three friends Jack, Emma and Skuli on their mission to save the world from the evil curse, as you are drawn into an emotional and thrilling journey – but one not to be missed.

Ruth Eastham is an award-winning author from the UK. Her debut novel, The Memory Cage, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, and won the Inspiration Book Award. Teachers voted it best story in the UK Literacy Association Book Award, and it won and was shortlisted for many other regional prizes. The Memory Cage was also nominated for the prestigious Carnegie Medal. Her second book, The Messenger Bird won and was shortlisted for many local authority book prizes and its Enigma Code themes made it a featured book at the famous Bletchley Park. Ruth is a popular speaker in schools, in the UK and abroad, fascinating children with the real-life mysteries and dramas behind these and her other books: The Jaguar Trials and The Warrior in the Mist. Ruth has lived in New Zealand, Australia and Italy and has two daughters.

  • Title: Arrowhead
  • Author: Ruth Eastham
  • Imprint: Shrine Bell
  • ISBN: 978-1-911342-61-8
  • Rights: UK & Commonwealth (English language)
  • Publication date: 1 February 2017
  • Edition: Second
  • Size: 198mm x 129mm
  • Extent: 272pp
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Weight: 250g
  • Retail price: £6.99

Also available as an ebook:

  • Imprint: Shrine Bell
  • ISBN: 978-1-911342-62-5
  • Publication date: 1 February 2017
  • Price: £6.99

‘Absolutely breathtaking – a dazzling and very scary novel.’
Kevin Crossley-Holland, Carnegie Medal winner

‘Well-paced … clever … The stakes feel extremely high.’
The Bookbag

‘It's done with terrific verve and great skill, the action zipping along with plenty of cliffhangers and surprises.’
Tony Bradman, The Guardian
 

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