136th out of 322 books — 513 voters
The King's Riddle (The Land of Miu #2)
by Karen Lee Field (Goodreads Author)
This is the second book in The Land of Miu series.Princess Alara and her guard-in-training, Siptah, have done something unthinkable. By accident, they activated the volcano deep below the tunnels in which they live. If they can't stop the volcano from erupting the whole of Miu will be lost.But that isn't the only problem they have, their fathers are missing and time is run...more
Paperback, 150 pages
Published January 25th 2012 by Kayelle Press
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For some reason I was put in mind of the Warriors series when I read this book. Admittedly, I have not had experience with this series before The King's Riddle was given to me, but I did catch on to the somewhat cat-like theme. The main characters within the story were well laid out and there were parts of "medieval" life that typically get left out of many books of this nature which were included here. A king is a king, but he has a friend or two, someone he trusts. Just because a person serves...more
I wanted to give this book a 4.5 but since that's not an option I feel better going with a five star than a four star rating. This is a great little book for kids/tweens and I enjoyed it myself too. It is fun, imaginative, and engaging while still providing a message about personal growth that is perfect for kids, and even some adults. ;) I haven't read the first book but I think it would be wise to read them in order, though it's not entirely necessary. I will be reading book one with my son so...more
Born within the sound of the Bow bells in London, Karen Lee Field was seven when her parents decided to move to the “Lucky Country” and settle in Sydney, Australia. Apart from enjoying time with her family and pets, Karen loves escaping to fantasy worlds — places where her sometimes ordinary life is transformed into an exciting adventure and her imagination is set free. Her debut children’s novel,...moreMore about Karen Lee Field...