Knight's Castle

Knight's Castle

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by Edward Eager, N. M. Bodecker
     
 

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Roger, Anne, Eliza, and Jack find a magicway to go back into the time of Robin Hood, Rebecca, and Ivanhoe. 5-1/8 X 7-5/8. Black-and-white illustrations See more details below

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Roger, Anne, Eliza, and Jack find a magicway to go back into the time of Robin Hood, Rebecca, and Ivanhoe. 5-1/8 X 7-5/8. Black-and-white illustrations

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Children's Literature - Nancy Partridge
Roger and Ann, ages 11 and 8, live with their understanding parents in a nice house, in a pleasant town, having a very good childhood indeed, until their father is diagnosed with a mysterious illness one day in early summer. They have to forgo their plans for a family trip to the Rocky Mountains and go stay with their cousins, bossy Eliza and aloof Jack, in Baltimore, Maryland. Roger brings along his set of two hundred and fifty-six model soldiers, including the one he calls the old one, who happens to be magic. Once they get to Baltimore, all kinds of magic adventure await the four children and their toy knight's castle. The action-filled plot is told with such humor, gentleness, and great storytelling that many young readers will stay up late reading under the covers, unable to put it down. Edward Eager's tremendous love for and understanding of children rings out loud and clear in this new edition of a wonderful book from the 'fifties. 1999 (orig,
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"A delicious spoof."  —Saturday Review

"A priceless mixture of old and new. . . . May even lure readers who thought they were beyond the fairy-tale age."  —New York Herald Tribune Books

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780844662329
Publisher:
Smith, Peter Publisher, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/1990
Age Range:
9 - 11 Years

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