277 pages,  leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Contains verse and prose.
Puck's song -- Weland's sword -- A tree song -- Young men at the manor -- Sir Richard's song -- Harp song of the Dane women -- The knights of the joyous venture -- Thorkild's song -- Old men at Pevensey -- The runes on Weland's sword -- A centurion of the Thirtieth -- A Britsh-Roman song -- On the great wall -- A song to Mithras -- The winged hats -- A Pict song -- Hal o' the draft -- A smuggler's song -- The bee boy's song -- 'Dymchurch Flit' -- A three-part song -- Song of the fifth river -- The treasure and the law -- The children's song.
Tells the story of Dan and Una and their adventures with Puck as he introduces them to the nearly forgotten pages of Old England's history and to the people who had lived near Pook's Hill and helped make that history from the time of Hadrian's Wall to the signing of Magna Carta and the Dissolution of the Monasteries. Includes stories and poems.