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Brave Young Knight

4.47  ·  Rating Details  ·  88 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
In this picture book, Karen Kingsbury tells the story of a boy in competition with other young knights to become prince of all the land. In a series of contests and competitions, the king recognizes the brave young knight as the winner, not because he was the fastest or strongest, and not because he was smarter or more cunning than the other knights. Rather, the brave youn ...more
ebook, 13 pages
Published April 19th 2011 by Zonderkidz (first published April 12th 2011)
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Celita Diaz perillo
I won't include a synopsis of the story as you can read that above, but I must say this is one of my favorite books to read to my kids, most of which are boys. At the time that I received this book as part of a review offer, I was desperate for books that would encourage my boys to live with honor and integrity, to evaluate the importance of making good choices and the consequences of bad choices. I was looking for something that would entertain, as boys need that to some degree so they don't lo ...more
Kim♥
Feb 09, 2012 Kim♥ rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: children
My boys really liked this book. I loved the message that it doesn't matter if you're the strongest, fastest, or smartest. What matters is that you try your hardest and do things with honesty and integrity. That is what a true prince does, what pleases our Father, and what He rewards. :)
Elizabeth
Jul 21, 2012 Elizabeth rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Amber & Audra
I love this book. Santi loves this book so much that Catherine plans to get it for him for his birthday.
Elise
Mar 23, 2013 Elise rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Awesome story not just for boys, but for girls too. And the pictures are beautiful.
Christian Fiction Addiction
In a village on the west side of the kingdom lives a young knight who is widely known as being brave and kind, spending his days helping those in need. When the king announces a series of contests and competitions in which the winner will be chosen as prince of the land, the knight begins to question whether he could ever win such a contest, whether he is truly the strongest or smartest or fastest. As the contests begin, the young knight will be tested in ways he couldn't have imagined, as the c ...more
Ibjoy1953
Aug 09, 2011 Ibjoy1953 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My Review

In this fairy tale of The Brave Young Knight, a young Knight who lived in a village on the west side of the kingdom always went around helping those who needed help. He, along with other knights was in a competition to be the new Prince. The competition had several events and the one that did their best would be the new king. Some of the knights did things that made them look better, but didn’t exactly go by the rules, but the young knight from the west did as he was told, and did his b
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Sivon
Nov 27, 2015 Sivon rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love this book for young readers. The book pulled my young boys right into the story. We love books that incorporate God in to life's lessons, and this book does it wonderfully. Great little story of doing the right thing and it's rewards even when it seems like you'll finish last.
Margaret
What a delightful and powerful lesson to learn. What is the meaning of true bravery? How many times in our own lives do we think it is a certain handful of things that make someone better than others. Karen Kingsbury has a great story with this brave young knight as he lives by what is right even when it is not the most popular. This is a book that will be fabulous to share with any child as they grow to help them see what it is that God is looking for. I love this. Her children's books are quit ...more
Jen
May 15, 2015 Jen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: storytime
This Christian-centered tale about the importance of integrity uses fairy-tale tropes to engage and elaborate upon its' central theme. A young knight demonstrates his kindness every day in his own community and eventually the King issues a challenge to all knights to compete for a princedom. His sense of values wins out in the end over princes who may appear stronger, faster, or smarter but lack any sense of honor.
Linda Todd
Mar 09, 2016 Linda Todd rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This book my son enjoyed reading with me we had fun reading this wee story together before bed . ...more
Jennifer
Jan 05, 2013 Jennifer rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
You just can not go wrong reading Karen Kingsbury. She is a wonderful writer. This children's book shows how important honesty is. Definitely a book I recommend for kids.
Library Diva
Jan 17, 2012 Library Diva rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is awesome! I used it for my small group kids and they loved it!
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Karen Kingsbury, #1 New York Times bestselling novelist, is America’s favorite inspirational storyteller, with more than twenty-five million copies of her award-winning books in print. Her last dozen titles have topped bestseller lists and many of her novels are under development with Hallmark Films and as major motion pictures. In addition, it was recently announced that Roma Downey and MGM Studi ...more
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