Guinevere: At the Dawn of Legend
A Heart-To-Heart Conversation with Cheryl Carpinello
Do you want your kids to read more & turn reluctant readers into book-lovers? We have a wonderful book to suggest. Tune in to find out more!
Author Cheryl Carpinello has published her long-awaited Guinevere: At the Dawn of Legend—Book Two and we are so glad to have her as a special guest in this episode of Reading With Your Kids Podcast. Cheryl is a retired high school English teacher. Currently she is on the Board of Directors of the Colorado Authors’ League, the oldest writing organisation in Colorado. She also belong to the RMC-SCWBI, the Historical Novel Society, the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, and the Egyptian Study Society. A devourer of books growing up, her profession introduced her to writings and authors from times long past. Through her studies and teaching, She fell in love with the Ancient and Medieval Worlds. Now, she hopes to inspire young readers and those Young-at-Heart to read more through my Tales and Legends for Reluctant Readers set in these worlds—Ancient Egypt, Medieval Wales, and coming soon, the ancient world of Atlantis.
The first book in the series was Guinevere: On the Eve of Legend. It was a charming book which tells of Guinevere’s life growing up before marrying king Arthur and going to Camelot. Guinevere and Cedwyn’s latest adventure takes a dangerous turn; castle kids are kidnapped; and Guinevere and Cedwyn vow to rescue them. Their plan quickly unravels, and Guinevere’s impassioned decisions come crashing down as Cedwyn chooses to turn his dream of being a knight into reality. Will courage be enough, or will one make the ultimate sacrifice?When Guinevere and Cedwyn’s latest adventure takes a dangerous turn, they find themselves embroiled in a life-or-death struggle as foretold by Merlyn’s Goddess of the Stones. Renegades—foiled in their attempt to kidnap the princess—steal the children of Cadbury Castle to sell as slaves. Guinevere and Cedwyn vow to rescue the children, but a miscalculation puts them all in more danger. The plan quickly unravels, and Guinevere’s impassioned decisions come crashing down as Cedwyn chooses to turn his dream of becoming a knight into reality. Will their courage be strong enough to survive, or will one make the ultimate sacrifice?
In this interview, Jed asked Cheryl some questions about her exciting new book At the Dawn of Legend, what motivated her to write this book and also about the processes she goes through as a writer. Cheryl also discusses ways to help engage reluctant readers in reading, her upcoming book projects and more. Be sure to listen to this episode to know more about her & her books!
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