Hunting for History: Saxon Gold

Hunting for History: Saxon Gold


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Written by Cathy Shingler, illustrated by Neil Max Emmanuel

“Britain’s archaeology is irreplaceable. If we want to protect it long-term, our children need to understand its importance. The Saxon Hoard is one of the most exciting archaeological finds for years, and this book, and its sprightly illustrations, bring it vividly to life for young readers.” Tony Robinson

Hunting for History: SAXON GOLD tells the story of the Staffordshire Hoard, the amazing collection of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver treasure dug up in a farmer’s field.

The treasure is full of secret stories about the ancient world of the Anglo-Saxons. A team of enthusiastic experts are using science and archaeology to find out its secrets. We go behind the scenes at the museum to meet the team and find out all about the treasure and the Saxons who buried it.

We ask:

  • Who found the treasure?
  • How was it made?
  • Who owned it?
  • Who buried the treasure and why didn’t they come back for it?

Beautifully illustrated full colour pages

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