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Orcadian life in the stone age,
This review is from: The Boy with the Bronze Axe (Kelpies: Classic Kelpies) (Paperback)
A reprint of a 1968 book by the author. Set around Skara Brae in Orkney, it's the story of stone age life as it might have been. I was interested in it for the location, knowing it well, but I found that it was a book of its time. A typical story from the 1960s when not alot happens and the language is very old fashioned. Nearly every chapter starts with "The day the.... " Disappointed, but one for the historical period or setting and as an example of children's literature through the ages!!