Son of Charlemagne
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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Originally published Garden City (N.Y.): Doubleday, 1959.

Statementillustrated by Emil Weiss.
The Physical Object
Pagination187p.,ill.,21cm
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19576708M

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Son of Charlemagne - Kindle edition by Willard, Barbara. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Son of Charlemagne/5(40). In the year A.D. , Carl's father, Charlemagne, reveals that Carl will inherit the throne instead of the oldest son, Pepin. But Carl has his misgivings. How can he accept this honor? Discover the story of Charlemagne, also known as Charles the Great, who united most of Western Europe and was crowned "Emperor of the Romans" by the Pope.   Son of Charlemagne You can preview it here Author Barbara Willard Barbara Willard was a prolific author for both children and adults. Here is a list of her books Setting: The book takes place in Frankish Europe, covering the years fom AD to AD. The many-faceted story of the great Emperor Charlemagne and his son Carl will stir the minds and imaginations of young people. Through Carl's eyes we discover the grand dimensions of western Europe's foundation. "This book presents history in a readable, enjoyable and memorable format. I use it whenever my family studies the Middle Ages.".

  Son of Charlemagne was written very personally, a tender glimpse into the real life struggles of a political giant. This is a very good book! Published by /5(5).   The Paperback of the Son of Charlemagne by Barbara Willard, Emil Weiss | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(3).   Told from the point of view of Charlemagne’s son, Carl, Son of Charlemagne tells of King Charles of the Franks reign through being crowned Holy Roman Emporer. The story is engaging and drew me in. I recommend this book to kids learning about the Middle Ages/5(30). Get this from a library! Son of Charlemagne. [Barbara Willard] -- Carl had misgivings. How could he accept this honor? Pepin, the eldest son, was now being cast aside in the succession. Yet Carl admired his father [Charlemagne] deeply. He knew his father would do.

I think "Son of Charlemagne" was very interesting. Before reading the book, I didn't think that well of Charlemagne, but after reading this book, my opinion changed. This book develops the life of Charlemagne through the eyes of his son, Carl. The plot was well developed, but on the negative side, the continuing change in area was Size: KB. This book caught my attention off guard like the sun’s rays on a supposedly rainy day. It is about the second oldest son of Charlemagne, Carl, who is named heir, while the older brother, Pepin, is cast aside. Even though Pepin is the eldest son, Charlemagne doesn’t think that he would be fit for king because of his hunched back. The year is A.D. King Charles of the Franks is crossing the Alps with his family and court on a journey to meet with Pope Hadrian. One frosty night he speaks to his young son Carl: When we come to Rome you will know that I am naming you my heir.   Charlamagne Tha God in the iHeartRadio offices in TriBeCa, where he is a co-host of “The Breakfast Club.” has written a book, “Always be Author: Steven Kurutz.