Warrior Scarlet

Style: Good

Attitude: Positive

Author: Rosemary Sutcliff

Age Range: Children+

Period: Bronze Age

Genres:  Historical


Set in the Bronze Age on the Downs near the Ridgeway. Drem, a youngster with a withered arm, fights to gain the right to wear Warrior Scarlet to maintain equality with the other boys, but fails in his Wolf Hunt, and leaves the tribe to become a shepherd. His heroism in saving an old shepherd when attacked by wolves returns him to the tribe.


Aside from the gentle interest of a simple plot, the wealth of detail concerning the Bronze Age people.

Tuesday 1st January 2002