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Intriguing Historical Fiction
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Using poems, the author takes you through what a day in Miguel de Cervantes shoes might've been like. His dad used to gamble away his money, so Miguel was used to hard times. They would have no money and his dad even got thrown into jail.

To escape from his troubling living situation and constant moving, Miguel dreams up the knight Don Quixote. He imagines all of the heroic things he would do and all the battles he would fight. No matter what stress came Miguel's way, he would think of his knight and feel better.

In the back of the book, we're taught that Miguel de Cervantes is well known in the Spanish and Latin American culture for creating the knight Don Quixote. MIGUEL'S BRAVE KNIGHT was an interesting take on how Don Quixote was developed.


Final Verdict: I would recommend this to children eight and up who may be going through a hard time. Like Miguel, their imagination is strong and is a great way to cope with a difficult situations. I would also recommend it to fans of historical fiction and knights.
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