Kingdom of Little Wounds

Kingdom of Little Wounds

The book cover of "Kingdom of Little Wounds" by Susann Cokal features a fantastically carved and gilded throne with the seat back cutaway to frame a view of a dark body of water, and beyond it, a castle with many towers.


By Susann Cokal

Published by Candlewick Press

Impeccably researched and darkly disturbing, this complex literary tale reveals the sordid side of palace life in a 16th century Scandinavian kingdom where the royal family, the Lunedies, is cursed by a mysterious illness, and political machinations cast doubt on who will rule.

Awards Won

Title Year
printz.gif Michael L. Printz Award
The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.
2014 - Honor(s)