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The orphan of the flames, H. L. Dennis

Label
The orphan of the flames
Title
The orphan of the flames
Statement of responsibility
H. L. Dennis
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The Da Vinci Code for kids - an extraordinary six-book series with real codes, real mysteries and real danger.
  • A beautifully drawn together story. parentsintouch.co.uk Dennis mixes complex code breaking theories with humour and excitement to produce this action packed adventure. School Librarian
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Biographical or historical data
H. L. Dennis worked in a boarding school for deaf children; in a book shop and as a children's story teller in a Native American Tepee. She and her husband taught together at the largest Junior School in Europe where she still works part time as a Year Five teacher and Head of English. Her daughter Meggie, an avid reader, has been amazing help with the building of the Secret Breakers series but her dog Benji, who's probably the laziest dog in the world, has been absolutely no help at all!.
Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
Dewey number
JF
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • From Fourth Grade to Sixth Grade
  • UK School Key Stage 2
Literary form
novels
Series statement
Secret breakers
Series volume
2
Summary expansion
The team of code-crackers face a new code that has never been solved. Brodie, Hunter and Tusia are back at Station X, the secret code-cracking station at Bletchley Park. And they are still wrestling with the great unanswered question: what secret lies behind the ancient, coded Voynich Manuscript? Their first adventure left them with a musical box that plays a tune by the composer, Elgar. Elgar loved codes. At once they are off on a new search which takes them to the stories behind Elgar's famous music and a coded letter he wrote to a young friend, Dorabella. The 'Dorabella Cipher' has never, ever been solved. Now our team of code-breakers are on a twisting trail via medieval book burnings in Florence, a mysterious boy known as the Orphan of the Flames, and a one-time famous prisoner in London's Newgate Prison who wrote about King Arthur. Where is it all leading? And will they survive, when hot on their trail is a secret organisation that has always thwarted the search for Truth and is prepared to kill to stop them ...The second story in this highly original puzzle-solving series - a Da Vinci Code for kids. The reader races along with the Secret Breakers team to break the code ...Enter the world of the Secret Breakers at http://hldennis. com/ Teachers' resources and full reading guide available here: http://hldennis.com/docs/HDreadingguide.pdf
Target audience
juvenile
The orphan of the flames, H. L. Dennis
Label
The orphan of the flames, H. L. Dennis
Publication
Note
  • Paperback. B-format paperback
  • Sequel to: The power of three
  • Followed by: The Knights of Neustria
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9780340999622
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Dimensions
20x13x3 cm.
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Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780340999622
Isbn Type
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Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) MH_96040

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