Title: Knight Crusader Author: Ronald Welch (aka Ronald Oliver Felton) Illustrator: William Stobbs Winning Year: 1954
Philip D`Aubigny is a Norman knight fighting as a Crusader in the Frankish Kingdom of Outremer (a general name for the Crusader states established after the First Crusade).
The Crusaders were woefully short of knights and the Turks had at last found a
Marcus Sedgwick first novel, Floodland, won the Branford Boase award
for the Best Debut Children's Novel of 2000. His books have been shortlisted
for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, The Blue Peter Book Award,
The . . .