The former enemies must learn to tolerate each other and work together to survive in this thrilling tale of kidnapping, ransom, disguise, and ultimately friendship.
On their way, they hear some people talking about the missing prince.
" /Readers get a feel for life in medieval times in a straightforward, simple story.
The epilogue explains that the practice of having a whipping boy stand in for the prince for corporal punishment was a real practice in the Middle Ages.
On this page, you will find teaching resources for fun individual and/or group projects to use with Sid Fleischman's book.
In addition, this page contains teaching resources with castle, knight, and Middle Ages themes.