There were two very popular stalls in the 2012 Bookfair and Margaret’s was one of them. Here book captured the imagination of the younger teen readers ( Year 7 and up) who came along. And it all started at The Rufus Stone.
‘Here stood the oak tree on which an arrow shot by Sir Walter Tyrell at a stag glanced and stuck King William the Second, surnamed Rufus, on the breast of which he instantly died on the second day of August 1100.’
One Sun, One Moon, Two Stars’ is the first book in the trilogy. Set in the New Forest, Jonathan, Ben and Victoria unexpectedly find themselves in Norman England. It is not long before they discover that in order to return to the twenty-first century they will have to find a missing talisman — a golden sun.
While there they discover they each have a golden talisman identical symbols on their backs. Despite being mystified by their allusions to the 21st century they are befriended by the son of the local landowner.
Through their own resourcefulness and despite many dangers they eventually solve the mystery and return to their own time. But even that contains further surprises.
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