The Siege Scare: Sword Girl Book 4

Frances Watts, illustrated by Gregory Rogers
AUD $11.99
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Another adventure in the Sword Girl series featuring the feisty Thomasina. Evil plans are stirring and it's up to Tommy to save Flamant Castle!

When Sir Walter, Sir Benedict and the other knights go to nearby Roses Castle for a tournament, the enemy knights from Malice attack Flamant. The only hope of rescue lies in getting a message to Sir Benedict, a day's ride away. But the castle is surrounded and there's no way out! With the help of her friends, Tommy devises a daring plan. Can she save Flamant Castle before it's too late?

Author bio:

rances Watts was born in Lausanne, a small city in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, and moved to Sydney when she was three. She spent nearly ten years working with some of Australia's most talented children's authors and illustrators before writing a book of her own, Kisses for Daddy, illustrated by David Legge. Their second collaboration, Parsley Rabbit's Book about Books, won the Children's Book Council of Australia's Eve Pownall Award. Her picture book Goodnight, Mice! (illustrated by Judy Watson) was awarded the 2012 Prime Minister's Award.

Gregory Rogers was the first Australian to be awarded the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal. His first wordless picture book The Boy, the Bear, the Baron, the Bard was selected as one of the Ten Best Illustrated Picture Books of 2004 by the New York Times and short-listed for the CBCA Awards, Younger Readers, 2005 and the APA Best Designed Children's Picture Book, 2004. Gregory sadly passed away in 2013.

Category: Children's fiction
ISBN: 9781742379906
Awards: Short-listed REAL (Reading and Enjoying Australian Literature) Awards, Fiction for Younger Readers 2013 AU
Publisher: A&U Children's
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: September 2012
Page Extent: 108
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 7 - 9
Subject: Children's fiction

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