The King Has Goat Ears

The King Has Goat Ears

Tradewind Books

  • $19.95


In this retelling of a Balkan tale, each barber who cuts the king’s hair ends up being kept prisoner in his palace. One day, a young apprentice named Miro bravely accepts the challenge to cut the king’s hair. When he discovers the king’s dangerous secret, Miro is careful not to tell anyone. But secrets have a way of being found out…

Awards

Winner of the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Award (BC Book Prizes) 2010*Finalist for the Chocolate Lily Award (BC Readers’ Choice) 2010 *Finalist for the Blue Spruce Award (Ontario Readers’ Choice) 2010

Reviews

“At a time when Canadian society and schools are becoming vastly more diverse, this retelling of a Serbian folktale weaves another cultural thread into the rich fabric of Canadian children’s literature.” CM Magazine