cover image THE BOOK OF THE LION

THE BOOK OF THE LION

Michael Cadnum, Author . Puffin $5.99 (208p) ISBN 978-0-14-230

Edmund, a squire, awaits the joint punishment for his master's counterfeiting charges and escapes his fate when a knight asks him to join the Crusades. In a starred review, PW wrote, "The message about the romance vs. reality of war proves powerful, and fans of history and adventure alike will devour this well-crafted, dramatic quest." Ages 12-up. (Oct.)