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The Knight of Sticks and Straw

(Terry Deary's Knights' Tales)

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Castile, Spain, 1099. Cristina is just a frightened servant girl, until she becomes a crucial player in fighting back the Berber invasion. Will she have the courage to support the great knight, El Cid, in his final battle?
ebook, 59 pages
Published December 1st 2009 by A&c Black Childrens & Educational (first published October 1st 2009)
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This one is concerned with El Cid , whom I have heard of but knew nothing about until this book. Listened to on audiobook.
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A former actor, theatre-director and drama teacher, Deary says he began writing when he was 29. Most famously, he is one of the authors of the Horrible Histories series of books popular among children for their disgusting details, gory information and humorous pictures and among adults for getting children interested in history. Books in the series have been widely translated into other languages ...more

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