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November 15, 2012 / peoplesbookprize

The Shadow of Atlantis

Each week we are publishing a “Focus On…” to highlight one of the books that have been nominated for The People’s Book Prize 2012/13.
This week’s book is:

The Shadow of Atlantis 

By Wendy Leighton- Porter

Published by Mauve Square Publishing
ISBN 798-1-4710-8899-5
Category: Children’s 7 yrs plus

Autumn 2012


Ten-year-old twins Joe and Jemima Lancelot have no idea why their parents have disappeared, but a mysterious old book which had belonged to their father holds the answer… and so begins an unusual quest to discover the truth and save the people of Atlantis from the disaster which is about to destroy their land forever?
Author’s Biography

Having spent twenty years as a teacher of French, Latin and Classical Studies, Wendy now devotes her time to writing for children. With her love of history, myth and legend, she aims to take her young readers on an exciting adventure through time in the SHADOWS FROM THE PAST series.


Price £ 7.99  Paperback
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We  are always enthusiastic to hear about books you feel should be nominated for The People’s Book Prize and if you have suggestions please email us

Once again thank you for your comments and for making The People’s Book Prizea truly democratic book prize decided exclusively by the public”

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