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The Emperor"s Winding Sheet

by Jill Paton Walsh

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Published by Sunburst .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7423698M
ISBN 100374421218
ISBN 109780374421212
OCLC/WorldCa26749638

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She has written more than 15 books for children. She has won numerous awards including the Book World Festival Award for Fireweed in , the Whitbread Prize for The Emperor's Winding Sheet in, the Universe Prize for A Parcel of Patterns in , and the Smarties Grand Prix for Gaffer Samson's Luck in /5(6). For FICTION books set in the Byzantium Empire and/or involving figures of the Byzantium Empire, such as Emperor Justinian I. WHAT DOES NOT GO HERE: Non-Fiction Books only about the (Western) Roman Empire Byzantium ( A.D.) is the name given to both the state and the culture of the Eastern Roman Empire in the middle ages.

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The Emperor"s Winding Sheet by Jill Paton Walsh Download PDF EPUB FB2

She won the Book World Festival Award in for Fireweed: the Whitbread Prize in for The Emperor's Winding Sheet: the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award in for Unleaving; the Universe Prize in for A Parcel of Patterns and the Smarties Prize Grand Prix in Cited by: 2.

The Emperor's Winding Sheet is about the siege and fall of Constantinople in where men held back what has been estimated betw, soldiers for nearly 2 months. Told from the point of view of Vrethiki, it quickly draws the reader into the /5(17).

The Paperback of the Emperor's Winding Sheet by Jill Patton Walsh at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more!4/5(1). The Emperor's Winding Sheet by Jill Paton Walsh () Paperback Paperback – January 1, /5(9). The Emperor's Winding Sheet () About book: This was a very interesting book about the seige and fall of Constantinople.

It is rare to find children's historical fiction about this event, and this book was very author The Emperors Winding Sheet book you into the events around the coronation of the last Byzantine emperor by introducing a boy from England who wound up in the area after escaping from pirates who had.

The Emperor's Winding Sheet. In this exciting historical adventure, a famished, exhausted, and terrified boy drops from the tree in which he has hidden just as Constantine, last Emperor of the Romans, is about to receive his crown.4/5(1). About The Emperors Winding Sheet - Famished, terrified, exhausted, a boy drops from the tree in which he has hidden just as Constantine, last Emperor4/5(78).

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). Juvenal delicately explained to the Emperor that the sacred body of the Blessed Virgin Mary had been assumed into heaven body and soul, so there were no bodily relics for him to send. He did, however, send a casket and the winding sheet, or shroud of Our Lady.

Piers Barber, a shipwrecked young seaman from Bri The book, The Emperor's Winding Sheet [Bulk, Wholesale, Quantity] ISBN# in Paperback by Paton Walsh, Jill may be ordered in bulk quantities.

Minimum starts at 25 copies. Availability based on. By this accident, Piers Barber, a shipwrecked young seaman from Bristol, England, now renamed Vrethiki ("lucky find"), becomes an unwilling talisman to the Emperor, for it has been prophesied that if there is even one person who is at his side when he takes the crown, stays with him always, the City will not : Complete summary of Ann Petry's Like a Winding Sheet.

eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Like a Winding Sheet. The emperor's winding sheet. [Jill Paton Walsh] -- Piers Barber, a shipwrecked, hungry and lost English boy, finds his way into the court of the Emperor Constantine where he is interpreted as a symbol of good luck and, as such, ordered to be kept.

Walsh brilliantly projects the dying splendor of Constantinople and the agony of its fall through the eyes of a shipwrecked English boy who becomes an unwilling companion to the last Emperor, having appeared as if in answer to a prophecy maintaining that while one person present at Constantine's coronation remains at his side the city is safe.

Longing at first view of the ""improvident. The Emperor’s Winding Sheet. Posted on Jill Paton Walsh. A young boy at the fall of Constantinople in Famished, terrified, exhausted, a boy drops from the tree in which he has hidden just as Constantine, last Emperor of the Romans, is about to receive his crown in a monastery garden.

The emperor's winding sheet. [Jill Paton Walsh] -- An English boy, shipwrecked, hungry, and lost, finds his way into the court of Constantine where he is interpreted as a symbol of good luck and, as such, ordered to be kept always near the king. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Emperor's Winding Sheet at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(6).

Jill Paton Walsh has won the Book World Festival Award,for Fireweed; the Whitbread Prize, (for a Children's novel) for The Emperor's Winding Sheet; The She was educated at St. Michael's Convent, North Finchley, and at St. Anne's College, Oxford/5. The book tells of his transformation. He goes from a sullen, whiny slave to a friend of the Emperor.

True, the late Byzantine empire had its decadent moments. And contra the blurb on the back of the book, the author doesn't really focus on the decadent aspects of the empire. Pros of the book/5(6).THE EMPEROR'S WINDING SHEET. "Constantinople in the 15th century is the setting for this evocative tale of a boy's fortuitous involvement with a mighty power," wrote PW.

Ages up.Jill Paton Walsh CBE FRSL (born 29 April ) is an English novelist and children's writer. She may be known best for the Peter Wimsey – Harriet Vane mysteries that have completed and continued the work of Dorothy Sayers.

1 Personal life. 3 On writing for children. Lord Peter Wimsey. Children's books. 7 External links.