Cheryl Carpinello


I love the Ancient and Medieval Worlds! As a retired English teacher, I hope to inspire young readers to read more through my Quest Books. Please follow me on this adventure. Hook up with me on Facebook (Author Cheryl Carpinello), Twitter, Pinterest, Goodreads, and Google.

Also please visit my other sites: Carpinello's Writing Pages where I interview childrens/MG/Tween/YA authors; and The Quest Books (www, where I've teamed up with Fiona Ingram from South Africa and Wendy Leighton-Porter of England/France/Abu Dhabi to enable readers to find all of our Ancient and Medieval quest books in one place.

Find the award-winning The King's Ransom (Young Knights of the Round Table): A children's Arthurian adventure/mystery! 2014 Global eBook Gold Award Winner in Fiction-Juvenile, the Children's Literary Classics 2012 Silver Award recipient and Seal of Approval

Find my first Arthurian tale here also: Guinevere: On the Eve of Legend.

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BookElves Anthology Volume 2
Price: Free! Words: 40,970. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Princelings Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Seven authors, seven new tales to twang your heartstrings and tickle your toes. Will the Christmas fairy be ready to grant your wishes? Will Shirley Link solve all the clues to her presents? And will Santa's reindeer, a lost and forlorn hero, and a man under the spell of a wicked witch find their way home during the bleak midwinter? Find out in this second anthology from the MG BookElves.
Sons of the Sphinx
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 35,870. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
2014 Literary Classics Silver Medal Winner. Armed with what she considers her grandmother’s curse, 15-year-old Rosa agrees to help the ghost of King Tut find his lost queen Hesena. Though Hesena’s ba inhabits part of Rosa, finding the whole spirit of Hesena so that she and Tut can be together for the first time in over 3500 years proves to be a harder task than Rosa first thinks.
Tutankhamen Speaks
Series: The Quest Books · Companions to The Quest Books. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,720. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
2014 EVVY Merit Award Winner for Historical Fiction from CIPA-Colorado Independent Publishers Assoc. Hundreds of years ago, scrolls that would alter the view of Ancient Egypt's most famous pharaoh were lost. Rumors through the ages said the scrolls told of a time that the Pharaoh Tutankhamen spoke from beyond the grave. No one who heard of these scrolls believed that the scrolls had ever existed
King Arthur's Story from Guinevere: On the Eve of Legend
Series: The Quest Books · Companions to The Quest Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Arthurian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Many times, small stories are found in the material that an author must cut from a novel. This is the story behind King Arthur's visit to King Leodegrance and his daughter Guinevere found in the medieval Arthurian Legend children's book "Guinevere: On the Eve of Legend."
Guinevere: On the Eve of Legend
Series: The Quest Books. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,990. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Arthurian, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Medieval
Join 12-year-old Guinevere in her struggle to accept her destiny in Camelot. “Brings Guinevere to a new generation of readers...filled with enough Arthurian legend to keep young readers entertained”-Jenny Stees, elementary teacher. “Appealing new take on an old legend” Reader Views.

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