The Children of the New Forest (Oxford Bookworms Library, Stage 2)
ISBN 10: 019422967X / 0-19-422967-X
ISBN 13: 9780194229678
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2000
About this title:
England in 1647: King Charles is in prison, and Cromwell's men are fighting the King's men. These are dangerous times for everybody. The four Beverley children have no parents; their mother is dead and their father died while fighting for the King. Now Cromwell's soldiers have come to burn the house - with the children in it. The four of them escape into the New Forest - but how will they live? What will they eat? And will Cromwell's soldiers find them?
About the Author:
Captain Frederick Marryatt (1792-1848) was born in London and went to sea at the age of thirteen. He became a captain in his twenties, and had many adventures before he became a writer.
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