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Britfield & The Lost Crown
Finding books that our children will read can often be daunting as books that one child finds interesting may not be interesting to another. Many children are interested in books that provided action and adventure and the new book, Britfield & The Lost Crown will keep them captivated the whole time. The book will also appeal to those that like to explore history as it provides readers with a wealth of information related to England’s history, geography, and architecture.
Britfield & The Lost Crown is the first of book in a series of five adventure novels that will transport readers of all ages to another time and place with the stories main characters Tom and Sarah.
Book Synopsis: Tom has spent most of his life locked behind the cruel walls of Weatherly Orphanage, but when he learns that his parents might still be alive, Tom knows he must do what he can to find them. He can’t leave Weatherly without his best friend Sarah, so armed with a single clue to his past, the word Britfield, the two make a daring escape by commandeering a hot air balloon.
Now they’re on the run from a famous Scotland Yard detective and what looks like half the police officers in England. Tom and Sarah’s journey takes them from Oxford University to Windsor Castle, through London, and finally to Canterbury.
Along the way, they discover that Tom may be the true heir to the British throne, but even with the help of two brilliant professors, it looks like Tom and Sarah will be captured and sent back to the orphanage before they have a chance to solve Tom’s Royal mystery.
Britfield & The Lost Crown is also a perfect choice for parents who are homeschooling as there is a FREE 8-Week Study Guide available from Britfield Institute to use along with the reading of the book. The study guide is 83 pages long and includes vocabulary study, comprehension, and questions that will implore readers to dig deeper into the text that they are reading. It is a wonderful tool to make sure that the readers have a full understanding of the book.
Readers of all ages can delve deeper into the history of Britfield and read the first two chapters of the book online at Britfield.com.