Delilah Dirk and the King's Shilling by Tony Cliff


Delilah Dirk and the King's Shilling by Tony Cliff

Globetrotting troublemaker Delilah Dirk and her loyal friend Selim are just minding their own business, peacefully raiding castles and and traipsing across enemy lines, when they attract the unwanted attention of the English Army. Before they know it, Delilah and Selim have gotten themselves accused of espionage against the British crown! Delilah will do whatever it takes to clear her good name, be it sneaking, skirmishing, or even sword fighting...But can she bring herself to wear a pretty dress and have a nice cup of tea with her mother? Delilah Dirk may be defeated at last. By tulle.


A story jam-packed with action and spectacle, but at its heart is a story of friendship and trust. A fantastic addition to a stellar series!

Emily Carroll, author of Through the Woods

Kate Beaton, author of Hark! A Vagrant One of the most beautifully illustrated books I've ever seen. Cheers to the swashbuckling adventures of Delilah and Selim!

Entertainment Weekly The character development adds welcome depth to an already absorbing adventure. Irresistible and exhilarating.

School Library Journal, starred review It's the dynamic between Delilah and Selim, a headstrong woman and pliant man who remain platonic companions, that gives the book its compelling emotional center.

Voya Magazine, starred review

About the Author

Currently living in Vancouver, BC, Tony Cliff is a twelve-year veteran of the Canadian animation industry. His first published work--a short story for the Flight anthologies--was nominated for a Eisner Award. Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant, his first graphic novel, has been recognized with Eisner, Shuster, and Harvey nominations, and is a New York Times bestseller. Its sequel, Delilah Dirk and the King's Shilling, was published by First Second in 2016.

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272 pages


Tony Cliff
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Publication date

8th March 2016



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