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  • Published: 13 June 2016
  • ISBN: 9780143307211
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $16.99

Children of the King

  • Sonya Hartnett



Three children have been sent to live in the countryside, safe from the war in London. When they find two boys hiding in a castle, the past and future come together to make an extraordinary adventure.

Three children have been sent to live in the countryside, safe from the war in London. When they find two boys hiding in a castle, the past and future come together to make an extraordinary adventure.

Winner of the 2013 CBCA Book of the Year - Younger Readers

  • Published: 13 June 2016
  • ISBN: 9780143307211
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $16.99

Awards & recognition

Melbourne Prize for Literature

Shortlisted  •  2012  •  Best Writing Award

APA Book Design Awards

Winner  •  2013  •  Best Designed Children's Fiction

CBCA Book of the Year Awards

Winner  •  2013  •  Younger Readers

Australian Book Industry Awards

Shortlisted  •  2013  •  Book of the Year for Older Children

Davitt Awards

Shortlisted  •  2013  •  Best Young Adult Crime Book

Prime Minister's Literary Award

Shortlisted  •  2013  •  Young Adult Fiction

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