When I was in middle school, my world was filled with tales about Knights of the Round Table. Their fantasy and escape to an ideal world of kindness and chivalry grabbed me. I was wild about their 20th-century adapations, too. Over the moon with Disney’s cartoon portrayal of Arthur as Wart in “The Sword and the Stone.” Adored the silver screen’s adaptation of "Camelot." But growing up in the Nutmeg state, my fave read was Mark Twain’s version in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court.
M’lords and M’ladies: The legend continues with a new back story for children that highlights Arthur’s Queen, Guinevere. I’m pleased to partner with BeachBoundBooks in a Blog Tour for the children's historical fiction book written by Cheryl Carpinello, Guinevere: At the Dawn of Legend.
Pray, Gentle Folk, read on:
about the book
“Think before acting,” her father always warned.
But Princess Guinevere is ruled by her heart.
Her betrothal to King Arthur has not changed this.
Title: Guinevere: At the Dawn of Legend Book Two
Author: Cheryl Carpinello
Publisher: Beyond Today Educator
Publication Date: June 21, 2017
Number of Pages: 121
Genre: Children's Historical Fiction
When Guinevere and Cedwyn’s latest adventure takes a dangerous turn, they find themselves embroiled in a life-or-death struggle as foretold by Merlyn’s Goddess of the Stones.
Renegades—foiled in their attempt to kidnap the princess—steal the children of Cadbury Castle to sell as slaves. Guinevere and Cedwyn vow to rescue the children, but a miscalculation puts them all in more danger. The plan quickly unravels, and Guinevere’s impassioned decisions come crashing down as Cedwyn chooses to turn his dream of becoming a knight into reality. Will their courage be strong enough to survive, or will one make the ultimate sacrifice?
Cheryl Carpinello is a retired high school English teacher. A devourer of books growing up, her profession introduced her to writings and authors from times long past. Through studies and teaching, she fell in love with the Ancient and Medieval Worlds. Now, she hopes to inspire young readers and those Young-at-Heart to read more through Tales and Legends for Reluctant Readers set in these worlds.
Blog Tour GiveawayPrize: One winner will receive a $25 Amazon gift card or $25 PayPal cash prize, winner's choice Giveaway ends: August 7, 11:59 pm, 2017 Open to: Internationally How to enter: Please enter using the Rafflecopter widget below. Terms and Conditions: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. A winner will be randomly drawn through the Rafflecopter widget and will be contacted by email within 48 hours after the giveaway ends. The winner will then have 72 hours to respond. If the winner does not respond within 72 hours, a new draw will take place for a new winner. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible entries received. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. This giveaway is sponsored by the author, Cheryl Carpinello and is hosted and managed by Stacie from BeachBoundBooks. If you have any additional questions feel free to send an email to stacie@BeachBoundBooks.com.
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