The castle in the attic

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Bantam, Aug 1, 1986 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
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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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User Review  - engpunk77 - LibraryThing

My almost 9-year-old son and I read this together, a chapter or two a night. He can't believe this book hasn't received some kind of award--he's enjoying it much more than Indian in the Cupboard, even ... Read full review

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User Review  - AprilBrown - LibraryThing

What ages would I recommend it too? – Five and up. Length? – An afternoon. Characters? – Memorable, several characters. Setting? – Real World and Fantasy. Written approximately? – 1985. Does the story ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
17
Section 3
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Elizabeth Winthrop is the author of over 40 books for children, from picture books to YA novels, including her Clarion titles, THE LITTLE HUMPBACKED HORSE and AS THE CROW FLIES. Her book for Holiday House, CASTLE IN THE ATTIC, received many awards. VASILISSA THE BEAUTIFUL (HarperCollins) was on the IRA Teacher's Choice and Children's Choice lists.

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