A Whole New Look, Same Great Stories!

My award-winning Sir Kaye the Boy Knight series has an exciting new look with four redesigned covers. Why the change? Since book one, The Knighting of Sir Kaye, was released in 2012, the appeal of the stories has spanned all age groups, including a dedicated group of adult readers without children who buy the books for their own enjoyment.

The four-book Sir Kaye the Boy Knight series by Don M. Winn displaying the new cover designs.

 Dan G. states, “This series of books takes me back to my childhood when my young mind was brimming with possibilities of adventure and reminds me of one of my most special friendships from that time of my life.”

Betty D. writes, “These books fill me with delight—the stories and characters are so engaging!”

And of course young readers have plenty of great things tosay as well. After reading the first installment of the Sir Kaye series, Samuel R. wrote, “This is the first time I’ve ever read a whole book! I couldn’t stop reading even though reading is hard for me. When is the next one coming out?”

I wanted the new covers art to reflect the wide appeal this series offers for all ages, and I look forward to hearing your feedback on the new cover designs!

Special Announcement: For a limited time (through the end of 2018), the Sir Kaye Kindle eBooks are on sale on Amazon.com for $2.99 each. The regular price is $4.99. Act fast! Prices go back to normal in January 2019.
This sale includes the Kindle editions of The Knighting of Sir Kaye, The Lost Castle Treasure, Legend of the Forest Beast, and The Eldridge Conspiracy.

If you’re not familiar with the Sir Kaye series, here’s a brief overview of each book.

The Knighting of Sir Kaye

Scene of Sir Kaye competing in the archery tournament from the award-winning children's chapter book The Knighting of Sir Kaye by Don M. Winn.

Kaye is an ordinary boy who dreams of becoming a legendary knight like his absent father. When the new queen knights Kaye for his brave deed, he gets his wish a lot sooner than he expected.However, he’s got a lot to live up to. Can he hold his own against all the envious, corrupt knights? Can he outwit the terrible Sir Melchor and defeat him in a tournament? Can he help the queen save her kingdom…even a little bit?

The Lost Castle Treasure

Scene of Kaye and Reggie discovering a secret passage in the castle from the award-winning children's chapter book The Lost Castle Treasure by Don M. Winn.

The treasure house of Knox castle is empty! Now conspiracy and war threaten the kingdom while mysterious noises and unexplained events fill the castle. As best friends Kaye, Reggie, and Beau search for the missing treasure, jealous knights plot to get rid of Kaye for good. Can Kaye find the treasure in time to save the kingdom? Or will he risk losing his knighthood forever? Join Kaye, Reggie, and Beau as they search for hidden clues, secret passages, a lost castle treasure, and their place in the world in this fast-paced adventure.

Legend of the Forest Beast

Scene of Kaye meeting Marigold the dancing bear from the award-winning children's chapter book Legend of the Forest Beast by Don M. Winn.

Kaye’s beloved tutor has vanished! And a dangerous criminal with a grudge against him has just escaped from prison. Kaye is determined to find the tutor and earn a fine reputation as a knight. The search leads Kaye, Reggie, and Beau to a sinister manor house at the edge of a dark forest where nearby villagers live in terror of a deadly monster. As they investigate the mystery of the forest beast, they uncover a terrible plot that could destroy Knox. When there’s no one to turn to for help,can they save the kingdom—and their lives—by themselves?

The Eldridge Conspiracy

Scene of Reggie and Beau searching for Sir Kaye from the award-winning children's chapter book The Eldridge Conspiracy by Don M. Winn.

Kaye’s father is in danger!The young knight, Kaye, and his friends Reggie and Beau enter Eldridge in search of the only man who can save Kaye’s father. During their journey, they encounter and make a powerful enemy of Baron Thomas—the self-proclaimed heir to the throne of Eldridge—who also has his sights set on ruling the country of Knox. Together, the boys dodge the baron’s henchmen and race against time to stop an assassination that would plunge the two kingdoms into war in this exciting conclusion to the series.

Books in the Sir Kaye series have won the Mom’s Choice Award Gold, the IndieReader Discovery Award, the UK Wishing Shelf Award Silver Medal, the Moonbeam Children’s Book Award Silver Medal, the Voyager Marble Award, the Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Finalist, and the Readers’ Favorite Bronze Medal.

Books in the Sir Kaye the Boy Knight series by Don M. Winn have won Books in the Sir Kaye series have won the Mom’s Choice Award Gold, the IndieReader Discovery Award, the UK Wishing Shelf Award Silver Medal, the Moonbeam Children’s Book Award Silver Medal, the Voyager Marble Award, the Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Finalist, and the Readers’ Favorite Bronze Medal.

Although each individual book has won awards, the entire Sir Kaye series won the coveted 2017 Royal Dragonfly First Place Award for Best Children’s Series.

“Winning any place in the Royal Dragonfly Contest is a huge honor because in order to maintain the integrity of the Dragonfly Book Awards,a minimum score is required before a First or Second Place or Honorable Mention will be awarded to the entrant – even if it is the sole entry in a category,”explains Linda F. Radke, president of the Dragonfly Book Awards program.“Competition is steep, too, because there is no publication date limit as long as the book is still in print.”

The Sir Kaye the Boy Knight children's chapter book series by Don M. Winn won the 2017 Royal Dragonfly Book Award for best series.

Check out the Sir Kaye series video and visit the Chapter Books page on this blog for more information and where to purchase. You can also visit Cardboard Box Adventures Publishing where discounted bulk orders are available.

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