When the letter "C" is stolen out of the Royal Alphabet, the Kingdom of Atoz is thrown into a panic. No one can say or write the letter, and it has vanished from all the books in the kingdom. Heedless of the danger that awaits him in the Forest of Spells, a young page named Wordsworth sets out to recover the letter on his trusty steed, Klause, a goat-like creature called a cavabok.
muddletongue was making horrible noises in his throat and waving his
flaming torch in the air. Other muddletongues stood around the cage,
growling and grunting. Some were very big and others were not so big,
but they all had the same strong-looking arms and long, tangled hair.
They were dressed in animal skins."
copyright Christina Wald
over in a corner, he saw something that seemed very much out of place.
It looked sort of like a wooden bench, with two legs and a curved top.
He barely suppressed a loud gasp. That's it!"