PLAGUE: A Cross on the Door
In the hot summer of 1665 the plague comes to London.
Nine-year-old Sam is a servant boy with no family of
his own. When his master dies, Sam is locked up in the
empty building with a cross on the door to mark it as
a plague house, and only his master’s dog, Budge, for
company. Can Sam and Budge escape? And if they do, where
can they go and how will they survive?
“Ann Turnbull’s lovely prose…makes an
engaging story in just a few words – a real art.”
Janet Fisher, Books for Keeps
“The atmosphere of the plague-ridden
city is expertly captured.”
“Packs a lot into
its eighty pages…The story zips along and I found it
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