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William D. Burt

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William D. Burt is the award-winning author of the seven-title Christian allegorical "King of the Trees" series. (Author Website) Other works are in progress. His first series title, The King of the Trees, won the silver medal in the category of Christian fantasy in the 2014 Readers' Favorite International Book Award Contest. The Golden Wood (Book 3) was a finalist in the category of Children's fable.

All seven of Burt's series titles have been awarded five stars by Readers' Favorite reviewers.

Having spent most of his teenage years living in Middle Earth, the author is an avid fantasy fan. The first edition of his first fantasy title, The King of the Trees, came out in 1998. While still in high school, he began his writing career editing his
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I am very excited to announce that The King of the Trees (Book 1 in the "King of the Trees" series) has won the Silver Medal in this year's Readers' Favorite International Book Award Contest! We have also recently significantly revamped and enhanced the KOT Books website to make the images more appealing, the navigation easier and to present our products in a more organized fashio... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 05, 2014 23:48 • 36 views • Tags: adventure, allegory, christian, dragons, fantasy, greencloaks, griffins, heroism, king-trees, mystery, mythological-creatures, william-burt, william-d-burt
Average rating: 4.23 · 259 ratings · 55 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
The King of the Trees (King...
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“The greatest help oft comes in harm's disguise, to those with trusting hearts and open eyes.”
William D. Burt

“Good day to you, Sister," Gannon grunted, gritting his teeth and clenching the reins in a white-knuckled grip. "May you live to see your great-grandchildren, and may your eyes never grow dim!" Rolin stifled a snicker. His spinster aunt was childless, and her eyesight was poor from years of needlework.”
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“Fetch me the money box and some punkwood, will you, my boy?" Gannon asked him, licking the honey from his plate. (I fear table manners in the cabin-indeed, all manners-had suffered since Gannon and his son had been left to themselves.)”
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William Redwallcrazy wrote: "Hey, Bill!!
Maybe you could add some pictures from inside the book KOT to the fan club picture thingamobob. It's just a suggestion. It would be kinda cool.
-Redwallcrazy"


That's a good idea, RedwallCrazy. I'll have to work on that.


Redwallcrazy- My God is Healer, Awesome in Power! Hey, Bill!!
Maybe you could add some pictures from inside the book KOT to the fan club picture thingamobob. It's just a suggestion. It would be kinda cool.
-Redwallcrazy


message 6: by William (last edited May 19, 2010 11:06PM)

William Well, aren't you the clever one! I really like your quiz, RedwallCrazy. I even took it. I got one wrong! (On #2, I was thinking of Rolin in the present, when Bembor is his grandfather by marriage.) I did find some misspellings:

"Soris" should be "soros";

"Emer" should be "Emmer";

"Gorgerunth" should be "Gorgorunth";

"Golgunther" should be "Golgunthor."

I don't know how to make those corrections, so I guess you'll have to make them yourself.

Thanks so much for spicing up the Goodreads site with this quiz. You are my #1 fan, RedwallCrazy! God bless you!


Redwallcrazy- My God is Healer, Awesome in Power! I made a King of the Trees Quiz, you might want to check it out because I think a misspelled a few things


William Hey, Robyn—Take your time. Books are meant to be savored, like a good chocolate bar. (If you enjoy chocolate, anyway!) I hope you are enjoying your spring break. Take time to watch the sunset and work a little on your book. What is it about, anyway?


message 3: by Robyn

Robyn S. I love the book so far. It is awesome. But I have been super busy with school and writing my own book right now. I haven't gotten much reading done in it. But I will definitely give you feed back once I finish it! :D


William I am fine, Redwallcrazy. It's been a long day. I'm trying to think of ways to make your birthday a little more special. Are you feeling any better? God bless you!


Redwallcrazy- My God is Healer, Awesome in Power! Hi Bill!!
I am slowly finding my way around here, hehe. How are you?


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