The Castle in the Attic (Compact Disc)
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.
About the Author
Elizabeth Winthrop is the highly acclaimed author of more than forty books for children of all ages. She speaks at schools and libraries all over the country. The Castle in the Attic has been nominated for tewnty-three state book awards, and won both the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award (Vermont) and the California Young Readers Award.
"An absorbing fantasy...suspense and colorful details, as well as a gentle moral precept, make the story special." -- Publishers Weekly
From the Paperback edition.