The Minstrel in the Tower by Gloria SkurzynskiThe Minstrel in the Tower by Gloria Skurzynski

The Minstrel in the Tower

byGloria Skurzynski

Paperback | April 12, 1988

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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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Gloria Skurzynski is an award-winning children’s book author. The recipient of the Eugene Emme Award of the American Astronautical Society, she is the author of The Minstrel in the Tower, What Happened in Hamelin, and This is Rocket Science. She lives with her husband in Boise, Idaho.
Title:The Minstrel in the TowerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 7.56 × 5.19 × 0.17 inPublished:April 12, 1988Publisher:Random House Children's Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0394895983

ISBN - 13:9780394895987

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun little story This is a nice little story that imparts lots of information about the Middle Ages. Perfect for year 2 of a classical curriculum, as a read alone. Even advanced readers would enjoy this story.
Date published: 2017-02-17

From Our Editors

In the year 1195, eleven-year-old Roger and his eight-year-old sister Alice travel through the French countryside in search of their ailing mother's estranged brother, a wealthy baron