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The King Of The Trees (King Of The Trees #1) [Paperback]

By William D. Burt (Author), Rebecca J. Burt (Illustrator) & Terri L. Lahr (Illustrator)
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Item description for The King Of The Trees (King Of The Trees #1) by William D. Burt, Rebecca J. Burt & Terri L. Lahr...


What do an old wooden box, a jeweled pendant, and some mysterious, green-garbed strangers have in common?

When Rolin son of Gannon sets out to solve this puzzle, he embarks on an adventure that will take him worlds beyond the walls of his little log cabin. In the end, the success or failure of his quest will determine not only his own fate, but also that of people everywhere.

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What do an old wooden box, a jeweled pendant and some mysterious, green-garbed strangers share in common? When Rolin son of Gannon sets out to solve this riddle, his adventures take him worlds beyond the walls of his little log cabin. With the help of some grumpy griffins and a long-lost prophecy, Rolin and his friends battle a sorcerer and his underworld army; deadly snake-trees; dragons and other mythical creatures. On their perilous quest for the fabled Isle of Luralin, they must trust the King with their very lives. In the end, they learn that "The greatest help oft comes in harm's disguise to those with trusting hearts and open eyes." The King of the Trees will enchant readers of all ages, especially those who love trees and the Tree-Maker.

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Winepress Publishing
Pages   233
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 6.25" Height: 9"
Weight:   0.86 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jun 1, 1998
Age  10-14
Series  King Of The Trees  
Series Number  1  
ISBN  1579210902  
ISBN13  9781579210908  

Availability  0 units.

More About William D. Burt, Rebecca J. Burt & Terri L. Lahr

William D Burt Having spent most of his teenage years adventuring in Middle Earth, William D. Burt is an avid fantasy fan. His first allegorical fantasy title, The King of the Trees, came out in 1998 (WinePress). Bowing to reader demand, he has expanded the series to include a total of seven titles to date (and a second edition of Book I), with more to follow. While still in high school, he began his writing career editing his father's popular identification guides, Edible and Poisonous Plants of the Western/Eastern States. As an Assistant Professor in the Special Education Department at Western Oregon University, he served as a successful grant-writer and program coordinator. Burt holds a B.S. in English from Lewis and Clark College and an M.S. from Western Oregon University in Deaf Education. In addition to writing books, he works as an RID-certified American Sign Language interpreter with over thirty years' experience. His interests include reading, foreign languages and mycology. He is married with two grown children.

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1Books > Subjects > Children > Literature > Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Horror > Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
2Books > Subjects > Children > Religions > Christianity > Ages 9-12
3Books > Subjects > Children > Religions > Fiction > Fiction
4Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Contemporary
5Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Fiction > General

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The King of the Trees  Nov 10, 2002
If you like Lord of the Rings thwn you will enjoy this book as well as the others written by William Burt. he is also a friend of mine. These books will keep you reading, full of adventure at each turn of the page!
The King of the Trees  Jan 30, 2001
As a three time teacher of the year I can fully recommend The King of the Trees for fun, adventure reading. The old theme of good vs evil is replayed in a refreshing setting. The plot and characters are believable and enjoyable. While the end is predictable to older readers, children will love this story. Parallels can be drawn between other good vs evil plots including: Lord of the Rings, The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe, and many Bible stories.
A Imagination Inspirer all will Love  Jan 7, 2001
This is wonderful book that you and your children will absolutely love. We read this every night together before going to bed and every night I was begged if we could read just one more chapter. This imaginative book will draw you and your children in and you will love the characters you come to know and the places you will go. I highly recommend this book and we are anxiously awaiting another to follow.

"May your sythan-ar ever flourish!"

..... and may you never run into a "yeg" upon your travels in the forest.

Excellent choice for all ages  Nov 14, 1999
King of the Trees is a childrens story of magic, imagination and fire breathing dragons coupled with Christian values and Biblical inferences which is wonderful reading for all ages. As a senior citizen I have read it from cover to cover and enjoyed every chapter. I will definitely recommend it to my children and grandchildren as a classic.
A wonderful book for all ages! Got to read this one!  Nov 10, 1999
This book is by far better than C.S. Lewis's the "The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe." I read this book to my four year old son, and eigth year old daughter. They loved it as much as I did! Each character is developed well, and the plot surpasses any that we have read this year. If you only read one book, please let it be this one. This is the perfect gift for any age, expecially pre-teen and teen. These days, they seem to be hungry for the drama and excitement that each chapter is filled with. Rolin's adventure to find himself as well as his purpose, lead him to discover not only a world that he did not know existed all around him, but also how important he is to that world and others.

Do you have a synthar? When you finish this book, please write to me and share your thoughts.

"May your leaves never wither."


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