The Buried Crown (Paperback)
  • The Buried Crown (Paperback)

The Buried Crown (Paperback)

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Paperback 320 Pages
Published: 05/04/2018
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An exciting World War II adventure from acclaimed author

Ally Sherrick - blending her trademark rip-roaring historical

storytelling with mythology and magic!



'This is a thrilling, atmospheric story full of heart-stopping

moments and mystical elements' PRIMARY TIMES

'This fast-paced adventure zips along' BOOKTRUST

'A stunning historical story embroiled in magic, myth and


It's World War II and Britain is on the brink of invasion.

Londoner George has been sent to live in the countryside while

his brother and guardian, Charlie, trains to be a pilot –

but he's very far from safe.

An ancient burial ground nearby contains a priceless treasure,

a magical Anglo-Saxon crown Hitler is desperate to possess.

Alongside Kitty, the granddaughter of a Jewish archaeologist,

George must find and protect the crown from the Nazi invaders before

it's too late ...

From the award-winning author of Black Powder,

Vita and the Gladiator and The Queen's Fool

A rip-roaring World War 2 adventure combining adventure

and magic - perfect for KS2 readers aged 9 and up

Takes inspiration from real-life history to create a

thrilling story

Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
ISBN: 9781910655320
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 195 x 130 x 22 mm

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Chris Soul UK

“Riveting read!”

I thoroughly enjoyed this historical adventure fantasy by Ally Sherrick. 'The Buried Crown' has it all: magical objects, spitfires, villains, lovable heroes, exciting history and an adorable dog! This sits... More

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John Fulton

“A warning to the curious”

The Buried Crown is a WWII adventure, in which a pair of determined children are pitted against a fiendish German spy plot - a plot with a supernatural element.

George Penny has been evacuated from London to Suffolk.... More

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“The Buried Crown”

Ally Sherrick has done it again, and produced another excellent read. Superbly written with lots of twists and turns. Like all good stories it came to an end far to quickly.

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