The Scar Gatherer is a series of seven time-travel adventures for 8 to 12 year olds, spanning seven periods in British history, from Roman times up to the Second World War.

The series has its own dedicated website - www.scargatherer.co.uk - which includes excerpts, timelines, puzzles and much more. Click on each book to find out more there or scroll down here for each book in a (forty word) nutshell, or to buy a signed copy from this website.

The Demon in the Embers, the fourth book in the Scar Gatherer series by Julia Edwards. Unlucky for Some Scar Gatherer series history time travel tales twist bite Julia Edwards books independent author writing workshops schools kids children teach VIPERS comprehension Key Stage 2 Two.
The Falconer's Quarry Unlucky for Some Scar Gatherer series history time travel tales twist bite Julia Edwards books independent author writing workshops schools kids children teach VIPERS comprehension Key Stage 2 Two
Saving the Unicorn's Horn Unlucky for Some Scar Gatherer series history time travel tales twist bite Julia Edwards books independent author writing workshops schools kids children teach VIPERS comprehension Key Stage 2 Two
The Leopard in the Golden Cage Unlucky for Some Scar Gatherer series history time travel tales twist bite Julia Edwards books independent author writing workshops schools kids children teach VIPERS comprehension Key Stage 2 Two
The Ring from the Ruins Unlucky for Some Scar Gatherer series history time travel tales twist bite Julia Edwards books independent author writing workshops schools kids children teach VIPERS comprehension Key Stage 2 Two
The Shimmer on the Glass Unlucky for Some Scar Gatherer series history time travel tales twist bite Julia Edwards books independent author writing workshops schools kids children teach VIPERS comprehension Key Stage 2 Two
Slaves for the Isabella Unlucky for Some Scar Gatherer series history time travel tales twist bite Julia Edwards books independent author writing workshops schools kids children teach VIPERS comprehension Key Stage 2 Two
The Leopard in the Golden Cage Unlucky for Some Scar Gatherer series history time travel tales twist bite Julia Edwards books independent author writing workshops schools kids children teach VIPERS comprehension Key Stage 2 Two

#1 In 'The Leopard in the Golden Cage', Joe slips unexpectedly back into Roman times. How will he survive in a world so far removed from his own?

#2  In 'Saving the Unicorn's Horn, Joe is visiting York when he finds himself suddenly in the Viking age. Will he find Lucy here, or will he have to manage alone?

Saving the Unicorn's Horn Unlucky for Some Scar Gatherer series history time travel tales twist bite Julia Edwards books independent author writing workshops schools kids children teach VIPERS comprehension Key Stage 2 Two
 
The Falconer's Quarry Unlucky for Some Scar Gatherer series history time travel tales twist bite Julia Edwards books independent author writing workshops schools kids children teach VIPERS comprehension Key Stage 2 Two

#3  Joe is glad to find himself in Henry VIII's England in 'The Falconer's Quarry', having learnt about Tudors at school. But he soon discovers that a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing.

#4  In 'The Demon in the Embers', Joe realises the Great Fire of London is coming. Then he discovers an even greater threat to England. Is there anything he can do to stop it?

The Demon in the Embers Unlucky for Some Scar Gatherer series history time travel tales twist bite Julia Edwards books independent author writing workshops schools kids children teach VIPERS comprehension Key Stage 2 Two
Slaves for the Isabella Unlucky for Some Scar Gatherer series history time travel tales twist bite Julia Edwards books independent author writing workshops schools kids children teach VIPERS comprehension Key Stage 2 Two

#5  Life in Georgian England seems civilized in 'Slaves for the Isabella'. But Joe soon finds the civility is only skin deep. Can he save the slaves he meets  from a terrible fate?

The Shimmer on the Glass Unlucky for Some Scar Gatherer series history time travel tales twist bite Julia Edwards books independent author writing workshops schools kids children teach VIPERS comprehension Key Stage 2 Two

#6  Victorian England is nothing like Joe expected in 'The Shimmer on the Glass'. But photography has arrived: will it prove that Joe has actually been in the past?

The Ring from the Ruins Unlucky for Some Scar Gatherer series history time travel tales twist bite Julia Edwards books independent author writing workshops schools kids children teach VIPERS comprehension Key Stage 2 Two

#7  Bombs are raining down on Liverpool in 'The Ring from the Ruins'. Will an air raid put an end to Joe's time travelling? Worse, will the lethal force of the Luftwaffe be the end of Lucy herself?

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