Thorndike Press

The Player King

  • Avi
  • Offered By: Thorndike Striving Reader
  • ISBN-10: 1432841904
  • ISBN-13: 9781432841904
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: .85 lbs ( .39 kgs)
  • 200 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released November 2017
  • Simultaneous Publications



New York Times Bestselling Author
Newbery Award-Winning Author

England, 1486, King Henry VII has recently snatched the English Crown and now sits on the throne, while young Prince Edward, who has a truer claim, has apparently disappeared. Meanwhile, a boy slaving away at a tavern in Oxford is purchased and whisked away by a mysterious friar, who tells him he is the true King of England!


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[Avi] again makes the past vivid and personal in this relatively short, accessible book.

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