The Letter For The King

The Letter for the KingAs he waits in a chapel on the eve of his knighting ceremony, sixteen-year-old Tiuri is asked to deliver a secret letter to the king of the neighboring kingdom, Unauwen. Though leaving the chapel could cost him his knighthood, he goes on a lengthy journey to deliver a message which could change the destiny of the kingdoms of Unauwen and Dragonaut. This epic tale of heroism, bravery, and true friendship will intrigue readers who are fans of fantasy, mystery, and medieval literature. Dragt’s sequel, The Secrets Of The Wildwood, has also been translated into English. ema
Title: The Letter For The King
Author: Tonke Dragt
: Tonke Dragt
: Pushkin Children’s
: 2014
Original Language
: Dutch
: Laura Watkinson
Original Title: De brief voor de koning
Original Publisher: Uitgeverij Leopold
Original Copyright: 1962
: 978-1-782690-10-8
Hardcover pages: 460
Age range: 12 up
: Fiction, Novel
Author’s ethnicity: Born in Indonesia
Author’s residence
: The Netherlands
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: Born in Indonesia
Illustrator’s residence
: The Netherlands
: 2004 Gouden Griffel Winner, 1976 State Prize for Youth Literature, 1963 Children’s Book of the Year Award for the Netherlands
Subjects: Action, Kings, Knights, Journeys, Medieval setting, Quests

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