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Children of the Chieftain

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Michael E Wills was born on the Isle of Wight, UK, and educated at the Priory Boys School and Carisbrooke Grammar. He trained as ... Lire la suite
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Michael E Wills was born on the Isle of Wight, UK, and educated at the Priory Boys School and Carisbrooke Grammar. He trained as a teacher at St Peter's College, Saltley, Birmingham, before working at a secondary school in Kent for two years.
After re-training to become a teacher of English as a Foreign Language he worked in Sweden for thirteen years. During this period he wrote several English language teaching books. His teaching career has included time working in rural Sweden, which first sparked his now enduring interest in Scandinavian history and culture - an interest that, after many years of research, both academic and in the field, led him to write 'Finn's Fate' and the sequel, 'Three Kings - One Throne'. Continuing in a Viking theme, in June 2015 Michael published 'Children of the Chieftain: Betrayed', the first of a quartet of Viking adventure stories for young readers. The book was described by the Historical Novel Society as 'an absolutely excellent novel which I could not put down' and long-listed for the Historical Novel Society 2016 Indie Prize. The second book in the quartet, 'Children of the Chieftain: Banished', was published in December 2015.
Today, Michael works part-time as Ombudsman for English UK, the national association of English language providers. Though a lot of his spare time is spent with grandchildren, he also has a wide range of interests including researching for future books, writing, playing the guitar, carpentry and electronics. He spends at least two months a year sailing his boat, which is currently in Scandinavia.

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When the town of Birka is raided by the most fearsome of Vikings, the Jomsviking, many of the people are captured. A group of orphans are forced to take action and lead their friends in a desperate attempt to rescue the captives. But not all of their allies are as loyal as they should be. The brave children are betrayed and find themselves in grave danger of captivity and risk being sold into slavery.

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Titre: Children of the Chieftain
Sous-titre: Betrayed
Code EAN: 9781781324011
ISBN: 1781324018
Format: Couverture cartonnée
nombre de pages: 132
Poids: 178g
Taille: H216mm x B140mm x T7mm
Année: 2015


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