Tanglewreck (Blackbirds)

Author: Jeanette Winterson
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  • : March 2008
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 32mm
  • : United Kingdom
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Description

A little way in the future, time is distorting. TimeTornadoes are causing havoc. People are whirled out of their own time,never to return, and a Woolly Mammoth has been seen on the banks of the River Thames. But time is big business, and who ever gets control of time controls life as we know it! In a house called Tanglewreck lives a girl called Silver and her aunt Mrs Rokabye. Unbeknown to Silver there is a family treasure in the form of a 17th century watch called the Timekeeper, and this treasure holds the key to the mysterious and frightening changes in time. When the sinister Abel Drinkwater arrives at Tanglewreck in search of the watch, Silver realises she must embark on a journey through Time and Space to find the Timekeeper.

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Fantastic NEW range of fiction for the classroom, which cover a rangeof genres to meet the KS3 English Framework objectives. Text selectedby experts to meet national curriculum requirements.FREE downloadable teacher's support material for Y7-9 available on ourwebsite, including introductions, glossaries of key words, full schemesof work, lesson plans and photocopiable worksheets. Written by expertsin the educational field.Durable PLC hardback format.Fantastic value for money.Jeanette Winterson is an internationally acclaimed author.

Author description

Jeanette Winterson is a novelist whose honours include the Whitbread award and the American Academy's E.M. Forster Award. Withher debut in the early eighties, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, shesoon won the praise of such masters as Gore Vidal ("the mostinteresting young writer I've read in twenty years"). Her first children's book was a picture book, The King of Capri. Tanglewreck is her first novel for younger readers.