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Gideon Trilogy #01: The Time Travelers

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andlt;b andgt;Travel to criminal underworld of eighteenth-century London in this start to a trilogy that andlt;i andgt;Entertainment Weeklyandlt;/iandgt; calls and#8220;a rollicking historical adventure.and#8221;andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The year is 1763. Gideon Seymour, thief and gentleman, is hiding from the villainous Tar Man. Suddenly the sky peels away like fabric, and from the gaping hole fall two curious-looking children. Peter Schock and Kate Dyer have fallen straight from the twenty-first century, thanks to a faulty experiment with an antigravity machine. Before Gideon and the children have a chance to gather their wits, the Tar Man takes off with the machineand#8212;and Peter and Kateand#8217;s only chance of getting home. Soon Gideon, Peter, and Kate are swept into a journey through the dangerous underworld of eighteenth-century London, traveling the routes of notorious highwaymen and even entering King Georgeand#8217;s palace. And along they way they form a bond that, they hope, will stand strong in the face of unfathomable treachery.andlt;BRandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Filled with adventure, intrigue, and plenty of twists and turns, this start to a trilogy is written by a history scholar and wordsmith who makes the extraordinary believable, and will keep you on the edge of your seat.

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1763.

Gideon Seymour, cutpurse and gentleman, hides from the villainous Tar Man. Suddenly the sky peels away like fabric and from the gaping hole fall two curious-looking children. Peter Schock and Kate Dyer have fallen straight from the twenty-first century, thanks to an experiment with an antigravity machine. Before Gideon and the children have a chance to gather their wits, the Tar Man takes off with the machine — and Kate and Peter's only chance of getting home. Soon Gideon, Kate, and Peter are swept into a journey through eighteenth-century London and form a bond that, they hope, will stand strong in the face of unfathomable treachery.

About the Author

Linda Buckley-Archer is the author of the critically acclaimed Gideon trilogy. Originally trained as a linguist, she is now a full-time novelist and scriptwriter. She has written a television drama for the BBC and several radio dramas, as well as various journalistic pieces for papers like the andlt;iandgt;Independentandlt;/iandgt;. The Gideon Trilogy was inspired by the criminal underworld of eighteenth-century London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781442465510
Author:
Buckley-archer, Linda
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Author:
Buckley-Archer, Linda
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Subject:
18th century; 1700s; 1700 s; London; England; time travel; time machine; Gideon Seymour; theif; villain; criminal; gentleman; highwaymen; underground; danger; King George; palace; castle; plot twist; twists; historical fiction; history; fast pace; Gideon
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Reissue
Series:
The Gideon Trilogy
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20120431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c jkt (no spfx)
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 10 up to 14

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1763.

Gideon Seymour, cutpurse and gentleman, hides from the villainous Tar Man. Suddenly the sky peels away like fabric and from the gaping hole fall two curious-looking children. Peter Schock and Kate Dyer have fallen straight from the twenty-first century, thanks to an experiment with an antigravity machine. Before Gideon and the children have a chance to gather their wits, the Tar Man takes off with the machine — and Kate and Peter's only chance of getting home. Soon Gideon, Kate, and Peter are swept into a journey through eighteenth-century London and form a bond that, they hope, will stand strong in the face of unfathomable treachery.

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