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)