The Children of the King

Author(s): Sonya Hartnett

Junior Fiction

Cecily and Jeremy have been sent to live with Uncle Peregrine in the country, safe from the war, along with a young refugee named May. But when Cecily and May find two mysterious boys hiding out in a nearby castle ruin, and Jeremy runs away to London to help in the war effort, several destinies come together to make an extraordinary adventure. A hauntingly beautiful story set in England during World War II from one of Australia's most acclaimed writers for children.


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CBCA Shortlist 2013

CBCA Early Readers Shortlist 2013

2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards shortlist

Sonya Hartnett is the internationally acclaimed author of several novels, including Thursday's Child, Forest, and Of a Boy. In 2010 Sonya published her debut picture book, The Boy and the Toy, and her latest novel for younger readers, The Midnight Zoo.

General Fields

  • : 9780670076130
  • : Penguin Books Australia
  • : Viking Australia
  • : April 2011
  • : 206mm X 133mm
  • : Australia
  • : June 2014
  • : January 2020
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 204
  • : illustrations
  • : Sonya Hartnett
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : A823.00