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The letter for the king

Author: Tonke Dragt; Laura Watkinson
Publisher: London : Puskin Children's Books, 2013. ©1962
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is the dead of night. Sixteen-year-old Tiuri must spend hours locked in a chapel in silent contemplation if he is to be knighted the next day. But, as he waits by the light of a flickering candle, he hears a knock at the door and a voice desperately asking for help. A secret letter must be delivered to King Unauwen across the GreatMountains - a letter upon which the fate of the entire kingdom depends. Tiuri has a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Adventure fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dragt, Tonke, author, illustrator.
Letter for the king
(OCoLC)863678282
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tonke Dragt; Laura Watkinson
ISBN: 9781782690429 1782690425
OCLC Number: 862731606
Notes: Translation of: De brief voor de koning.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Prologue: The Knights of King Dagonaut; Part One: A Mysterious Mission; 1 The Vigil in the Chapel; 2 A Stranger's Request; 3 The Ride to the Inn; 4 The Yikarvara Inn; 5 The Black Knight with the White Shield; 6 Red Riders; 7 A Close Shave; Part Two: The Journey through the Forest; 1 Riding a Black Horse; 2 The Fool; 3 The Sound of a Horn; 4 An Unwelcome Encounter; 5 Grey Knights; 6 Sanctuary; Part Three: Castle Mistrinaut; 1 A Pilgrim; 2 Hands Tied; 3 The Lord and Lavinia; 4 Swords Drawn; 5 A Web of Suspicion; 6 Secrets and Revelations. Part Four: Along the Blue River1 Back on the Road; 2 The Inn of the Setting Sun; 3 Edwinem; 4 A Shock; 5 Saying Farewell; Part Five: In the Mountains; 1 A Travelling Companion; 2 The Hermit; 3 Another Farewell; 4 Piak; 5 Mist and Snow; 6 A Welcome Sight; 7 Taki and Ilia; Part Six: To the East of the Rainbow River; 1 The Road to Dangria; 2 The Mayor; 3 The Letter; 4 The Scribe; 5 At the White Swan; 6 Raised Tempers; 7 The Bridge across the Rainbow River; 8 Sink or Swim; 9 Alarming News; Part Seven: To the West of the Rainbow River; 1 The Forest of Ingewel; 2 An Eventful Night. 3 A Shepherd and a Messenger4 The Beggar at the Gate; 5 King Unauwen; 6 Sir Ivan and Tirillo; 7 A Final Confrontation; 8 Swords and Rings; 9 Knights and Kings; Part Eight: Back to the City of Dagonaut; 1 Brothers and Friends; 2 A Broken Promise; 3 Goodbye; 4 A Warm Welcome; 5 In the Forest; 6 Acceptance; 7 A Knight with a White Shield; 8 Sunrise; About the Author; Also Available from Pushkin Press; About the Publisher; Copyright.
Other Titles: Brief voor de koning.
Responsibility: Tonke Dragt ; translated by Laura Watkinson.

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