A rich, dramatic adventure set in the tumultuous years of the late sixteenth century in France - a time of assassinations, poisons, seers and the sword.
Theresa Breslin is the Carnegie Medal winning author of over forty books for children & young adults whose work has appeared on stage, radio and TV. Her books are hugely popular with young people, librarians and teachers. Remembrance, her top selling YA novel of youth in WW1, has now been reissued to include Book Notes. The Dream Master was shortlisted for the Children's Book Award. Divided City was shortlisted for ten book awards, winning two outright.
"The novel goes at a rollicking pace . . . Is especially
praiseworthy for dramatising a period of European history which
children might not normally encounter" * The Times *
"The rousing story is always clearly told and cleverly plotted" * Books for Keeps *
"Theresa Breslin's The Nostradamus Prophecy is a superb and totally gripping story set amidst a Fresh court and country filled with tensions and uncertainties. The assured characterisation and terrific plotting hold a reader in thrall" * The School Librarian *
"Breslin's books are always founded on immaculate research and her enthusiasm for her subject is invariably infectious" * Glasgow Herald *
"An unputdownable read that will have you guessing and constantly on the edge of your seat until the very end" -- Naomi, aged 14 * First News *