The second prequel to the Amazon best-selling 11+, SATs and ISEB Vocabulary Novels – books with a built-in dictionary on every page. The series focuses on vocabulary practice and is written specifically for all types of 11+, SATs and independent school entrance exams. The prequels are aimed at younger readers right up to, and including, years six and seven.
Callwen ‘Cad’ Cadwaladr guards a secret. One that if revealed will leave her dreams in tatters. Sickness strikes Catrin Castle, and a stolen cipher may hold the key. Cad and her friends race to solve the puzzle in time to save Catrin’s people. But when the cipher reveals dark and devastating news, Cad must act alone.
In her new life of spying, lies, suspicions and magic, Cad is forced to face her deepest fears and find the castle’s traitors before all is lost. As the quest to save Catrin Castle unfolds, can Cad conquer her fears, or will she and her friends fall victim to Catrin Castle’s mysterious monk?Look Inside
On every page, key words are in bold, and each has a correlated footnote with a concise definition. The words are defined using the context in which they appear in the text, and definitions are as child-friendly as possible. Chosen key words are defined only once, usually when they first appear in the story, unless they appear again in a different context. Synonyms and antonyms, where applicable, are also provided.