For the King is a historical children's novel written by Matthew Todd and illustrated by Dr Graham Harris.
“This story, set in the heart of England in 1264 tells how a young boy, Justin Williams, comes to find himself and in the process to save his sovereign in the Battle of Evesham. Along the way he is invited to study in a monastery, to sing in a cathedral choir, survives an attack by a wolf in the depths of a forest, and finds that his long-absent father is a leading and loyal friend of the King of England.” Extract from the review by Dr Keith White. Read the review.
The book was launched in Glasgow, Scotland in September 2012. Purchase your copy today