Fire, Bed, and Bone

By Henrietta Branford
(Candlewick Press (MA), Paperback, 9780763629922, 116pp.)

Publication Date: September 2006

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"Even readers with little knowledge of (or interest in) British feudal systems and peasant revolts may find themselves engrossed in this unique fictional tale set in 1381 and told from a hunting dog's point of view." — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review)


A Smarties Book Prize Bronze Award Winner

A VOICE OF YOUTH ADVOCATES Honor Book

A KLIATT Editors' Choice

"Branford's subtle, poetic writing . . . evokes both the splendor of nature and the turbulence of the times. The author's remarkable understanding of animal behavior and human tendencies reverberates throughout this eloquent historic tale." — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review)

"The exciting plot . . . never hits a false note as related through the
dog's sensibilities. . . . An ingenious tour de force." — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review)




About the Author
The late Henrietta Branford lived in England. She was the award-winning author of many books for children, including The Fated Sky; Fire, Bed & Bone; and The Theft of Thor's Hammer.
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