Kings of the Castle by Victoria Turnbull

Kings of the Castle

Written by Victoria Turnbull
Illustrated by Victoria Turnbull


Kings of the Castle by Victoria Turnbull

George doesn't want to spend the whole night moonbathing alone. But then the strangest creature he has ever seen comes out of the sea. At first it seems that they will never be able to understand each other, but a few lines in the sand help them speak without words. And then they realise that there are some things you don't need language for. A beautifully written and illustrated story of friendship from the critically acclaimed author and illustrator of The Sea Tiger.


There's lots on offer in this lovely portrait of a friendship bridging difference - a splendid vision of what dreams can build, and a reminder of the riches that lie unseen in the people (and monsters) all around us * Publishers Weekly *

About the Author

Victoria Turnbull was born in York, and spent her childhood absorbed by books and drawing. She studied Children's Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of At. Her goal is to create "images full of narrative detail that readers can lose themselves in, images that live long in the memory." She is an emerging star in the picture book world, whose talent led her to win the 2013 Association of Illustrators New Talent Award, Children's Book category. The Sea Tiger was one of the hot debuts of 2014 and has been nominated for the Kate Greenaway 2015 medal.

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36 pages


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Author's Website


Templar Publishing

Publication date

1st May 2016



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