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The Telescope

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 6
Categories: Fantasy


Lisa Harries

Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 34, Num 10, June 2007

Story Summary

Young King Fensgar rules a land near the top of the world. During the winter when his realm is frozen with boredom, the young king pulls and atlas off his bookshelves and discovers a tiny telescope bound in the spine which lets him see the life within the features of the atlas including the sorrow in his own kingdom.