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The Angel Of Venice Mary Hoffman

Barrington Stoke Ltd
Paperback / softback 88 pages

198 x 130 xmm
23rd Jul 2014
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A moving historical adventure set against the backdrop of the last great sea battle - the Battle of Lepanto - ever fought in the Mediterranean. It is 1571 and Venice's colonies in Cyprus are under threat. The forces of the Holy League sail to meet the Ottoman Empire in the Mediterranean. On board the ship The Angel of Venice is young Venetian boy Luca, torn between the excitement of the sea and precious ties at home - Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+


Mary Hoffman has written over 90 books for children of all ages. She was made an Honorary Fellow of the Library Association in 1998 for her work with children and was nominated for the post of Children's Laureate in 2011-2013. Her bestselling books have received huge praise, including the bestselling David which was shortlisted for both the Costa Award and the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize.

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