From the best-selling author of Horrible Histories. . . Spain, 1099 Cristina is a serving girl at the palace of Valencia, and she has a reputation for being cowardly. El Cid, King Alfonso’s greatest knight, is a master of terror. Tomorrow he marches on the blood thirsty Berbers at the city gates, and Cristina must lead him into battle under very strange circumstances. . . can she find the courage to take the reins and save the day?An unusual tale, based on a real medieval knight, this story is full of Terry Deary’s dark humour and dry wit.
64 pages, black & white
Published: 2018 by Bloomsbury Publishing
Dimensions: 130 x 198 x 16mm
Author(s): Terry Deary
Knights’ Tales: The Knight of Sticks and Straw Paperback Book Edition by Terry Deary
Part of The Popular Series: Knights’ Tales
Suggested Age Group(s): 5 to 8 year olds,