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The Time Travelers (edition 2012)

by Linda Buckley-Archer

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So far I am really liking it; I have about 50 pages to go. It is a different twist on time travel, and Kate and Peter get to learn history as well. ( )
  Dmtcer | Jun 3, 2014 |
So far I am really liking it; I have about 50 pages to go. It is a different twist on time travel, and Kate and Peter get to learn history as well. ( )
  Dmtcer | Jun 3, 2014 |
Birthday gift from my Mom-In-Law! ( )
  capriciousreader | Dec 20, 2013 |
Good combination of historical fiction and fantasy.
  jmoncton | Jun 3, 2013 |
Two children from our time are accidentally sent back to 1763, where they make the acquaintance of Gideon Seymour, former pickpocket and cutpurse, and his arch-enemy, the Tar Man. I liked it, but didn’t love it. ( )
  maureene87 | Apr 4, 2013 |
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1763.

Gideon Seymour, cutpurse and gentleman, hides from the villainous Tar Man. Suddenly the sky peels away like fabric and from the gaping hole fall two curious-looking children. Peter Schock and Kate Dyer have fallen straight from the twenty-first century, thanks to an experiment with an antigravity machine. Before Gideon and the children have a chance to gather their wits, the Tar Man takes off with the machine -- and Kate and Peter's only chance of getting home. Soon Gideon, Kate, and Peter are swept into a journey through eighteenth-century London and form a bond that, they hope, will stand strong in the face of unfathomable treachery.

Historical detail comes alive as debut author Linda Buckley-Archer weaves the eighteenth-century trials of Gideon, Kate, and Peter with the modern-day worries of their parents and the wily investigator trying to piece together the children's disappearance. A time-travel tale, the first book of the Gideon Trilogy introduces readers to a modern genre all its own.

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Ignored by his father and sent to Derbyshire for the weekend, twelve-year-old Peter and his new friend, Kate, are accidentally transported back in time to 1763 England where they are befriended by a reformed cutpurse.

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