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The Gauntlet
Author: Ronald Welch

ISBN: 9780192738592
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 17 February 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.8
As Peter wanders around the ruined castle of Carreg Cennen he makes an amazing discovery-a rusted metal gauntlet. As he slips it on to his hand he is transported back to the fourteenth century, to a time when his Norman ancestors held the castle. Accepted as the eldest son of Sir Roger de Blois, Peter learns how to hawk, fight, and shoot a longbow but when a rebellion arises, it's up to Peter to escape from the besieged castle and fetch help.

Ronald Welch is celebrated as one of the best writers of historical fiction for children and this thrilling story has been captivating readers for many years with its combination of fast-paced adventure and authentic historical detail. This edition also features the original black and white illustrations which bring the story and the era vividly to life.

About the Author

Ronald Welch is the pen name of Ronald Felton, author of twelve historical novels for children. After reading history at Cambridge, he taught at Bedford Modern School and then became headmaster of Okehampton Grammar School in Devon. He was awarded the Carnegie Medal forKnight Crusader in 1954 which is to be serial...

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