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.
|Publication date:||3rd July 2003|
|Author:||Laura C. Stevenson|
|Publisher:||Corgi Childrens an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK|
|Categories:||Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage),|
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 ...More About Laura C. Stevenson