King of Shadows

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Product Details
Price
$7.99  $7.43
Publisher
Margaret K. McElderry Books
Publish Date
Pages
186
Dimensions
5.13 X 7.69 X 0.55 inches | 0.31 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780689844454

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About the Author
Susan Cooper is one of our foremost fantasy authors; her classic five-book fantasy sequence The Dark Is Rising has sold millions of copies worldwide. Her books' accolades include the Newbery Medal, a Newbery Honor, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and five shortlists for the Carnegie Medal. She combines fantasy with history in Victory (a Washington Post Top Ten Books for Children pick), King of Shadows, Ghost Hawk, and her magical The Boggart and the Monster, second in a trilogy, which won the Scottish Arts Council's Children's Book Award. Susan Cooper lives on a saltmarsh island in Massachusetts, and you can visit her online at TheLostLand.com.
Reviews
"A dramatic and sensory feast."--Kirkus Reviews
*"Readers will be swept up in Nat's detailed, sensory-filled observations of life in Shakespeare's time...[The] overall shape of the novel, with its finely drawn connections between Nat's story and A Midsummer Night's Dream, is superb."--The Horn Book, starred review
*"[A] masterful novel."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
*"Part historical fiction, part fantasy, wholly entertaining."--Booklist, starred review
*"Readers...will revel in the hurly-burly of rehearsals and the performance before the queen, the near discoveries, the company rivalries, and some neatly drawn parallels."--School Library Journal, starred review
"In her portrayal of Shakespeare Cooper has created a superhero...[she] entertains her contemporary readers while giving them a first-rate theatrical education."--The New York Times Book Review