Kassie is a princess from a whimsical world called Chess Mountain. At Chess Mountain, the residents are all chess pieces and Kassie’s parents rule over them. Princess Kassie is a beloved member of the royal family and it’s her birthday. Kassie is excited to spend the night with friends and family and celebrate her twelfth birthday. But not everything goes according to plan, and Kassie is brought to Earth to complete her twelve-year mission and to protect her from harm.
The princess, the knight and the lost god by Victoria Winifred is a unique novel about chess. While on Earth, Kassie must hide from the evil Originals and have an impact on the lives of others. What better way to do that than to teach and improve her classmates’ game of chess? Kassie must navigate the strange habits and traditions of Earth while she has her back from those who could do her harm. She makes friends and helps improve their lives by teaching them chess, and Kassie learns to defend herself against bullies as she takes the time to understand her challenges.
Winifred has created a unique world focused on chess, which shows her passion for the game. She wove a story about chess lovers and how it affects their lives. While the premise might seem a bit silly at times, the story is exciting and entertaining until the very end. There are many twists and turns that await the reader throughout this story.
The princess, the knight and the lost god by Victoria Winifred is a captivating chapter book for children. Young chess lovers will enjoy how Winifred weaves chess terms and strategies throughout the story as she sticks to the fantasy genre. With memorable characters and an exciting plot, older, elementary, and middle school children will find this book a wonderful addition to their reading collection.
Pages: 226 | ASIN: B0BLT4PGSZ