The Castle in the Attic

The Castle in the Attic

Book - 1985
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One of the classic fantastical adventures of all time!

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

An IRA-CBC Children's Choice
A California Young Reader Medal Winner
A Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award Winner
Publisher: c1985
ISBN: 0440409411
Branch Call Number: J Winth
Additional Contributors: Hyman, Trina Schart


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May 02, 2017

I read this with my son for night time reading. We both loved it. Even though it is a little older, it didn't feel too dated. We have the sequel and have been enjoying it too.

I love this book so much!!!

Mar 20, 2017

an okay book. not my choice of novel.

Nov 04, 2012

This is going to be our now novel study!!!!!!!! Im excited!!!!!!!!!!

Oct 15, 2011

One of my favourite books of all time! I never get sick of reading it.

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