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'Children's adventure-fantasy story about the redemption of a brave but foolish king. Through example and the innocent affection of a child he is taught that the power of love is greater than the power of the sword.' (Publication summary)
The author indicates that this work was intended as a picture book for adults rather than children. It was written from the USA for a then 27 year old friend in Australia, and later illustrated by the author to please herself.
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