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A hauntingly beautiful story from one of Australia's most acclaimed writers for adults and children.
Full of adventure, suspense, and horror, this will appeal to all mystery lovers.
The book is full of historical facts and information about world War 2 and the challenges the children in the story face to solve the secrets.
The Children of the King by Sonya Hartnett is a multi layered intriguing novel which captures the horror, isolation and frightening aspects of WWII from a child's perspective. Intermingled with the power, destruction and ruthlessness of England's regal history, more specifically the path to the crown taken by Richard III, this is a fascinating novel.
Cecily and Jeremy have been sent to live with their uncle Peregrine in the English countryside, safe from the war, along with a young refugee named May. But when Cecily and May find two mysterious boys hiding in the ruins of a nearby castle, an extraordinary adventure begins