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The Journey to the City of Spires-bookcover

By: Martin Berka

The Journey to the City of Spires

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ENGLAND, 1381.
Richard II – King of England is sending Sir John Lard to Prague to hand over his birthday present to Princess Anne. During his trip, he visits some beautiful and exciting places in a faraway kingdom called Bohemia, where he also listens to some people including Wenceslaus IV, King of Bohemia.

They are pleased to tell him many amusing stories which he wants to share with you.
Sir John is especially fascinated by Prague, the old capital, which is sometimes called the City of the Spires. 

This city is full of enchanting palaces, churches and monasteries. There is also a new stone bridge and a lovely cathedral which make Prague one of the most amazing cities in the world.
However, the roads are not always safe and danger awaits at every step. Once Sir John even faces death but…

Martin Berka read History at Palacky University in Olomouc, the second-oldest in the Czech Republic. He likes to travel around his native country – the Czech Republic – but also all around Europe. Martin is married to his wife Petra, who has never failed to support him. Their little daughter, Alexandra, unlike her parents, prefers maths but she enjoys reading Dad’s stories about kings, queens, knights and strange monsters who lived in old castles a long time ago.

One of his hobbies is visiting and studying old castles and their legends, which he has been collecting for many years. He is always pleased to share them with his young pupils during history lessons.

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  • Jonas from Norway

    An educational book that engages, inspires, and enriches. My daughter benefited greatly from reading the book. Parents who want their children to develop and learn something new are strongly recommended to buy the book.

    The author Martin Berka is very gifted and knowledgeable and conveys an important story in a vivid and unique way.
    The book is a brilliant gift idea!

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