The Flashbacks series has been widely acclaimed: 'told from the perspective of a child whose situation elicits genuine interest and concern full of excitement a wealth of historical evidence is integrated in the narratives' - The Times Educational Supplement'The Flashback series fleshes out the bare bones of history with stories giving an authentic sense of the period' - GuardianWith strong male characters, the Flashbacks have huge boy appeal: even the most reluctant readers will relish these short, action-packed novels. The books firmly support the National Curriculum at Key Stage 2.This book includes an historical note, written by the author, clarifying the context of the story, and a glossary of specialist or historical terms.
Ann, who lives in the Shropshire town of Telford, is best-known for her historical novels, including the Friends and Foes trilogy - of which the first book, Pigeon Summer, was shortlisted for the Smarties Prize. She has been writing since the age of six and her first book was published in 1974. Since then, more than 25 books have followed.