The Minstrel in the Tower (Paperback)

By Gloria Skurzynski, Julek Heller (Illustrator)
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An adventurous rescue set in the time of medieval knights, castles, bandits, and music.
Before their father returns to France from the Crusades, daring Alice and musical Roger set off on their own journey: to find their long-lost uncle. But on the way, the siblings are kidnapped and locked in an ancient hidden tower. To finish their quest, they need to escape--and fast Can Alice use her courage to slip away and find help? And can Roger use his musical talents to guide her back before it's too late?
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About the Author

Gloria Skurzynski is the author of more than fifty books for children and young adults, including "Virtual War", "The Clones", and "The Revolt". Her books have won numerous awards, among them the Christopher Award, the Spur Award from the Western Writers of America, the Golden Kite Award, and the Science Book Award from the American Institute of Physics. She lives with her husband, Ed, in Boise, Idaho. You can visit her website at

Joseph Delaney lives in Lancashire, England, in the middle of boggart territory.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780394895987
ISBN-10: 0394895983
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 27th, 2004
Pages: 64
Language: English