King of the Castle

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Mr. Elliot is the custodian in a primary school and he has a secret. He can’t read. When he sees a child being called stupid and falling into the same traps, Mr. Elliot decides to learn how to read.

Praise & Recognition

Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Book 2000 - Commended

Ontario Library Association Silver Birch Award 2002 - Short-listed


Publication Date: September 12, 2000

Reading Age: 6 - 8

Genre: Children's Fiction, Early Chapter Book

Product Format: Paperback

Pages: 72

ISBN: 978-1-896764-35-1

Kathy Stinson

About the Author

Kathy Stinson

Kathy Stinson has published more than 30 titles – picture books, young adult novels, historical fiction, short stories, biography, and other nonfiction. Mother, stepmother, and grandmother, CNIB and CODE volunteer and member of CANSCAIP and TWUC. Kathy is the author the 101 Ways to Dance, Canadian Library Association YA Book of the Year – nominee (2006), and Highway of Heroes, 2012 Silver Birch nominee. Kathy lives in Rockwood, Ontario with her partner, Peter Carver.
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