Archer, Journey to Stonehenge

A new and exciting comic-strip adventure story for children

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Links to the National Curriculum, Stonehenge/prehistoric travel

Beautiful, detailed illustrations

Well researched

FUN

AVAILABLE from:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Archer-Journey-Stonehenge-Jane-Brayne/dp/1526204363

The Stonehenge Visitor Centre

Salisbury Museum

To order from all good bookshops

Published by Small Boat Books small boat - Copy (2)     ISBN 9 781526 204363     smallboatbooks.co.uk

49754-jayne-brayne-archer-journey-to-stonehenge_text_v2_page_01-copy-2To read more about the book visit About my illustrations on this site.

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Beasts of the dark forest

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On the journey

Researching, drawing writing

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The Archer’s bones and precious grave-goods in Salisbury Museum.

Telling the Archer’s Tale

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ARCHER, Journey to Stonehenge

Jane Brayne

I’ve been working towards writing and drawing this book for a long time. At last the story is finalised and the artwork is well under way. I hope to have it finished later this year. Aimed at children aged around 9 – 12, it’s in the comic strip genre, with speech bubbles and a fast-moving story.

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In 2002 a team from Wessex Archaeology, led by Professor Andrew Fitzpatrick, excavated the burial of a prehistoric man on a hillside at Amesbury, about two miles from Stonehenge. In his grave they found copper daggers, flint arrowheads, gold hair tress rings, beaker pots and much more – around 100 objects in all. One of the man’s ribs and his left kneecap were missing. Visit http://www.wessexarch.co.uk for more info.

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A day or two later I had a ‘phone call from Andrew. Wessex had put out a press…

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