The Children of the King
The Children of the King
The Children of the King
Sonya Hartnett
Internationally acclaimed author Sonya Hartnett tells a hauntingly beautiful story set during World War II. 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.

Book Details


  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
  • Juvenile Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12
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The Children of the King’ is a book written by Sonya Hartnett. It’s about a girl named Cecily and a refugee named May. Cecily and her brother, Jeremy, have been sent, along with their mother, to live with their Uncle Peregrine in the English countryside to escape the war. Along the way, Cecily and Jeremy convince their mother to adopt a refugee named May. When Cecily and May venture out into the woods and find a castle with two strange boys in it, they wind up having an extraordinary adventure! The book fits into an adventure category with a little hint of mystery and magic.

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