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Castle In The Window by Laura C. Stevenson
  

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Castle In The Window by Laura C. Stevenson

Staying for the summer with an unfamiliar aunt and uncle, Erin finds herself drawn into the magical world of a medieval castle, complete with knights and pages, a prince and a pageant, when she discovers an old toy box filled with lead knights on horseback - all terribly damaged. A magnificent fantasy novel with an underlying literacy theme from the author of All the King's Horses.

Reviews

Imaginative and original. Recommended * South Wales Guardian * Enchanting -- Ian Maxen * What's On *


About the Author

Date: 2002-09-03 Laura Stevenson grew up in Michigan but 'home' to her was the Vermont farm that became her parents' summer place when she was five years old. After studying at the University of Michigan and at Yale, she became a historian and published articles and a book on Elizabethan literature and culture. Gradually escalating deafness, however, forced her to retreat to Vermont where she began to write fiction for her two daughters. Her children's books include HAPPILY AFTER ALL which appeared on several American prize lists including the Mark Twain Award and was translated into both Danish and German, and THE ISLAND AND THE RING, a fantasy novel published in the UK by Mammoth in l993. Laura and her husband, the poet F. D. Reeve, live in Vermont where she teaches at Marlboro College. Laura Stevenson grew up in Michigan but 'home' to her was the Vermont farm that became her parents' summer place when she was five years old. After studying at the University of Michigan and at Yale, she became a historian and published articles and a book on Elizabethan literature and culture. Gradually escalating deafness, however, forced her to retreat to Vermont where she began to write fiction for her two daughters. Her children's books include HAPPILY AFTER ALL which appeared on several American prize lists including the Mark Twain Award and was translated into both Danish and German, and THE ISLAND AND THE RING, a fantasy novel published in the UK by Mammoth in l993. Laura and her husband, the poet F.D. Reeve, live in Vermont where she teachers at Marlboro College.

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Publication date

3rd July 2003

Author

Laura C. Stevenson

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Publisher

Corgi Childrens an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Format

Paperback
240 pages

Categories

Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9780552547192

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