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Listen to some music…

I know this is a little different than what I’ve done in the past but I thought I could make my own little soundtrack for one of the books I’ve read recently. The book in question is one I’ve read a couple of days ago called “The Castle in the Attic” by Elizabeth Winthrop. So, if you have a few minutes to spare, go ahead and have a listen….

(Note: Just for the record, I don’t own any of this music and I don’t claim the rights to any of it in any way, shape or form. I just think the music would make some great music for this book, especially if this book were to be made into a movie.)

This is what I’d start the book off on….
This track here would be fitting for when the Silver Knight and William begin their adventure going into the forest and coming out at the castle.
While the entire soundtrack to this movie might fit very well in with the book, this track here would stand out as a good one for the ending.
Posted in children's, Literature

“The Castle in the Attic” by Elizabeth Winthrop

Well, I finished reading my first e-book for the year just now. This is an excellent book for children, I would probably say from about 7 till about 12. It depends on the reading ability of the child. If you are a fan of the “Indian of the Cupbard” book or you like medieval fiction, this would be something you should read with your children.

Synopsis: Ten-year-old William receives a wooden model of a medieval castle as a gift. It has everything he could possibly want, right down to a miniature drawbridge, a portcullis and a silver knight. In this enthralling story that weaves the everyday problems of growing up with magic and fantasy, the castle introduces William to an adventure involving magic, a ferocious dragon, a wicked wizard, and his own personal quest, where courage will finally triumph over fear.