There is nothing more exciting when you are young than to immerse yourself in a world of fantasy and magic.
Stuart Hill's book Shield Maiden hits the spot. It tells the story of when King Arthur's greathall is destroyed by the Danish Army, the king must flee. But his daughter Aethelflaed knows that hiding in the marshes, far away from the battlefields, is the last thing she wants to do. But can she fulfill her destiny and become a warrior princess, a shield maiden?
Shield Maiden by Stuart Hill, £5.99, www.bloomsbury.com