Dawn Wind

A classic tale reissued for a new generation of readers

Rosemary Sutcliff and Charles Keeping

Suitable for:  9+

Price:  £7.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-279359-1
Publication date: 04/04/2013
Paperback: 336 pages
Dimensions: 198x129mm

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An exciting historical adventure about a boy who has to fend for himself after his father and brother are killed by Saxon warriors at the great battle of Aquae Sulis. Rosemary Sutcliff in one of the best-loved writers of the twentieth century and this reissue will delight fans old and new.


  • Rosemary Sutcliff is hailed as one of the best ever writers of historical fiction for children.
  • A thrilling adventure story and one of the author's best-loved works now reissued for a new generation of readers to enjoy.
  • Rosemary Sutcliff is the author of the best-selling The Eagle of the Ninth which has sold over a million copies and was the subject of a major film, The Eagle.
  • This heritage edition includes the original cover and inside artwork by acclaimed artist, Charles Keeping.
  • Also available as an eBook.

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  • "First published in 1961, this reprint keeps its original charm by reproducing the black and white illustrations of Charles Keeping. Dawn Wind represents historical fiction at its best." - Historical Novel Society Review
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