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Nicholas and the wool-pack

Cynthia Harnett

Nicholas and the wool-pack

an adventure story of the Middle Ages

by Cynthia Harnett

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Wool industry -- Fiction.,
    • England -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      In England in 1493, Nicholas, the son of a wealthy wool merchant, manages to unmask a plot designed to ruin his father"s business.

      Edition Notes

      First published in London in 1951 under title: The wool-pack.

      Statementwritten and illus. by Cynthia Harnett.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.H228 Ni
      The Physical Object
      Pagination181 p. :
      Number of Pages181
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6133662M
      LC Control Number53006422
      OCLC/WorldCa1599640

      Her books are laced with drawings of scenes and objects described in the stories. The Wool Pack will educate you about the wool trade in the Cotswolds, England during the late ’s. It follows the mystery surrounding a plot to ruin Nicholas’ uncle, a wealthy wool merchant. The Wool Pack . England, ; NICHOLAS AND THE WOOL-PACK. An Adventure Story of the Middle Ages. By Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by the Author. pp. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. $

      Buy "Modern Classics on Tape - The Wool-Pack" on Amazon Judicious cutting for this excellent abridgement give Cynthia Harnett's Carnegie Medal winning The Wool Pack a well-deserved lease of life. The meticulous details of the many stages of the wool trade and the complex social hierarchies of all those involved in it are not lost. In England in , Nicholas, the son of a wealthy wool merchant, manages to unmask a plot designed to ruin his father's business. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

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Nicholas and the wool-pack by Cynthia Harnett Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Wool-Pack book. Read 27 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Also published as The Merchant's England inNicholas, /5. The Wool Pack is the fourth book in a series that stretches from the Battle of Agincourt in through to the evnts described in the Wool Pack. Cynthia has researched his books extremely well, and by reading these delightful stories we can get an idea of what life was like in the 15th century/5(22).

NICHOLAS AND THE WOOL PACK. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Nicholas and the Wool Pack by Cynthia Harnett,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

The Wool-Pack Cynthia Harnett Illustrator: Cynthia Harnett Published: Country: Great Britain ISBN: 0 14 4 Pages: Genre: Historical fiction Contents[show] Description The Wool-Pack is a historical fiction novel written by Cynthia Harnett.

When Nicholas Fetterlock is apprenticed, he has to leave the fun of looking after sheep and the outdoor life, and take on the dull.

Nicholas And The Wool Pack: An Adventure Story Of The Middle Ages Cynthia Harnett. Paperback. £ The Sign of the Green Falcon by Cynthia Harnett (J) Cynthia Harnett. out of 5 stars 2. Library Binding. 4 offers from £ The Little White Horse Elizabeth Goudge.

out of Reviews: In the U.S. these six books were first published as The Great House (), Nicholas and the Wool-Pack (), The Drawbridge Gate (), Stars of Fortune (), Caxton's Challenge (), and The Writing on the Hearth ().

At least three were re-titled again in the s. Others. The Green Popinjay (Blackwell, ). The official website of Nicholas Sparks, American novelist, screenwriter and producer. He has seventeen published novels as of September plus one non-fiction.

Eight have been adapted to films, including: Message in a Bottle, A Walk to Remember, The Notebook, Nights in Rodanthe, Dear John, The Last Song, The Lucky One, Safe Haven, and most recently The Longest Ride.

For one of them, The Wool-Pack (), she won the Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year's best children's book by a British subject.

[3] Another, The Load of Unicorn (), was a commended runner-up for the Carnegie Medal. [4] [a]. Cynthia Harnett's The Wool-Pack is a fascinating book in all sorts of ways. I wonder, for a start, how a contemporary publisher would react to any author who presented a book to them on the 15th century wool trade.

But The Wool-Pack is by no means a dry, historical tome. The winner of the Carnegie Medal (the. click here to buy gift cards. Another great way to support your local independent bookstore.

Get this from a library. Nicholas and the wool-pack: an adventure story of the Middle Ages. [Cynthia Harnett] -- In England inNicholas, the son of a wealthy wool merchant, manages to unmask a plot designed to ruin his father's business.

Set in_The Wool Pack_ tells the story of young Nicholas Fetterlock, son of a Cotswold wool merchant, caught up in the middles ages intrigues of the wool trade. Never turgid, always easy to read. Nicholas and the Wool-Pack.

Nicholas, a Cotswold wool producer's son, together with his fiancee and his best friend, foils the plotting of two visiting Lombards and saves his father's business. Many detailed illustrations of the trade.

The Wool-Pack is a children's historical novel written and illustrated by Cynthia Harnett, published by Methuen in It was the first published of four children's novels that Harnett set in 15th-century England.

She won the annual Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising it as the year's best children's book by a British subject. Putnam's Sons published the first U.S. Author of The wool-pack, Stars of fortune, The great house, Ring out Bow bells!, The load of unicorn, The writing on the hearth, Monasteries & monks, Nicholas and the wool-pack.

First published in London in under title: The wool-pack In England inNicholas, the son of a wealthy wool merchant, manages to unmask a plot designed to ruin his father's business. Cynthia Hartnett was an English author and illustrator, best known for her six historical novels set in 15th, 16th and 17th century England.

She was awarded the Carnegie Medal, awarded for the best children's book that year, in for The Wool-Pack, and was shortlisted again in Harnett died in show more. The book focuses on the adventures of the young Nicholas Fetterlock, which means that this is a book that is very much written for children.

Cynthia Harnett does not whack her readers over the head with her research or with an overt message. The Wool-Pack is a gripping novel: not a history book in disguise.

I highly recommend it. Nicholas and the Wool Pack: An Adventure Story of the Middle Ages. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller Results (1 - 30) of. Do you know this book?

It is set in the Cotswolds in when Henry VII was on the English throne. The central character, Nicholas Fetterlock, is fourteen years old, the son of a wool merchant who is a member of the Wool Staple and, in the best tradition of my beloved Famous Five and Scooby Doo and his gang, Nicholas and his friends have to outwit some villainous adults and save .Check out this great listen on Compelling historical thriller, winner of the Carnegie Medal.

A compelling 15th-century thriller set against the background of the Cotswold wool trade. Rich with period detail, the story of Nicholas Fetterlock's apprenticeship in his father's business an.The Wool-Pack - Download Audio (Unabridged edition) The Wool the story of Nicholas Fetterlock's apprenticeship in his father's business and his political betrothal to the daughter of a linen merchant is nonetheless immensely accessible to twenty-first century children.

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