The Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop audiobook

The Castle in the Attic

By Elizabeth Winthrop
Read by Elizabeth Winthrop

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The Castle in the Attic Series: Book 1

3.52 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9780307915719

William has just received the best present of his life. It's an old, real-looking stone and wooden model of a castle, with a drawbridge, moat, and a about the castle. And sure enough, when he picks up the tiny silver knight, it comes alive in his hand! finger-high knight to guard the gates. It's the mysterious castle his housekeeper has told him about, and even though William is sad she's leaving, now the castle is his! William can't wait to play with it--he's certain there's something magical Sir Simon tells William a mighty story of wild sorcery, wizards, and magic. And suddenly William is off on a fantastic quest to another land and another time--where a fiery dragon and an evil wizard are waiting to do battle . . . . From the Paperback edition.

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Summary

Summary

Winner of the 1987 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children’s Book Award

Winner of the 1989 California Young Reader Medal for Intermediate Readers

William has just received the best present of his life. It's an old, real-looking stone and wooden model of a castle, with a drawbridge, moat, and a about the castle. And sure enough, when he picks up the tiny silver knight, it comes alive in his hand!

finger-high knight to guard the gates. It's the mysterious castle his housekeeper has told him about, and even though William is sad she's leaving, now the castle is his!

William can't wait to play with it--he's certain there's something magical
Sir Simon tells William a mighty story of wild sorcery, wizards, and magic. And suddenly William is off on a fantastic quest to another land and another time--where a fiery dragon and an evil wizard are waiting to do battle . . . .


From the Paperback edition.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

An absorbing fantasy...suspense and colorful details, as well as a gentle moral precept, make the story special. Publishers Weekly

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Author

Author Bio: Elizabeth Winthrop

Author Bio: Elizabeth Winthrop

Elizabeth Winthrop, the author of over sixty works of fiction for all ages, was born in Washington, DC. Her award-winning titles for children include the Castle in the Attic series. Her short story “The Golden Darters” was a selected for Best American Short Stories by Robert Stone. Under the name Elizabeth Winthrop Alsop, she is the author of the memoir piece Don’t Knock Unless You’re Bleeding. She is currently working on a personal history about her parents’ love affair during World War II. The daughter of Stewart Alsop, the political journalist, she divides her time between New York City and the Berkshires.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 3.52
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English