SKU: 9780545990400.

My Story: Hail of Arrows


A defining battle in the Hundred Years War, through the eyes of one of its soldiers – a fourteen-year-old boy.

  • ISBN: 9780545990400
  • Author: Michael Cox
  • 176 pages
  • Ages: 12+

At his father's deathbed, 14-year-old Jenkin Lloyd is bestowed with one last gift, his father's most prized possession - a longbow that has been passed down from father to son for generations. When Jenkin becomes one of thousands of Welsh boys sent to help King Henry V of England claim Agincourt, a part of France, he strives to honour the skill and power of this weapon, as his father has done before him.

While remaining historically accurate, A Hail of Arrows captures the sights and sounds and emotions felt by a group of boys who were sent into an impossible battle by a vengeful king. Outnumbered by the French, weakened by starvation and dysentery, these teenage archers were key in pulling off an amazing victory against overwhelming odds.

Weight 0.140 kg
Dimensions 17.5 × 12.7 × 1.0 cm
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