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The Secrets of the Wild Wood by Tonke Dragt

The Secrets of the Wild Wood

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The Secrets of the Wild Wood by Tonke Dragt
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Dec 18, 2018 | ISBN 9781782691952

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“Young Sir Tiuri, recently knighted following the events in The Letter for the King, finds the adventure he seeks deep in the mysterious Wild Wood. The translation flows smoothly and may well appeal to young fans of knightly adventure tales. . . An old-fashioned Arthurian-esque adventure for those who enjoy that genre’s satisfying storytelling pleasures.” — Kirkus Reviews

“[A] classic medieval adventure. . . Dragt and her translator, Watkinson, evoke the quiet, timeless pleasures of gallant knights on heroic quests in a time of wonder.” — Booklist

“Action-packed drama.” Daily Mail

“Thrilling.” Metro

“Fans will be delighted… The Secrets of the Wild Wood… takes Tiuri back into the perilous wood, forefronts some of the female characters and offers intrigue, action and escapism.” Sunday Times, Children’s Books of the Year

“Adventures of the classic kind await in The Secrets of the Wild Wood.” Telegraph, Books of the Year

“Tiuri’s adventures take a supernatural turn as he travels through the wild wood on the trail of a missing knight. It is a place of lost cities, robbers, unreliable princesses and mysterious men in green, all posing challenges to the intrepid hero. [This book] deserves readers of all ages.” Sunday Express

“For those stay-in and curl-up days.” - Jewish Chronicle

“A spellbinding tale that will appeal to the young and old.” – The Lady

“Remarkable… rich in colour, action and verbal virtuosity… Between the pages are all the essential and traditional ingredients of a timeless and heroic tale with its motifs of friendship, love, courage, loyalty, chivalry… and vile villainy.” – Lancashire Evening Post


Sunday Times Fiction Prize AWARD

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