The Perilous Gard (Paperback)

By Richard J. Cuffari (Illustrator)

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780618150731, 288pp.

Publication Date: October 29, 2001

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In 1558, while exiled by Queen Mary Tudor to a remote castle known as Perilous Gard, young Kate Sutton becomes involved in a series of mysterious events that lead her to an underground world peopled by Fairy Folk—whose customs are even older than the Druids’ and include human sacrifice.

About the Author

Richard J. Cuffari (1925-1978) was born and raised in Brooklyn. He served in the army during World War II before studying at the Pratt Institute, graduating in 1949. He illustrated more than 200 books for children, including the Newbery-winning Perilous Guard.