Book 1: The Knighting of Sir Kaye

The Knighting of Sir Kaye by Don M. Winn is the tale of a young, new-to-the-job queen who takes a risk and knights twelve-year-old Kaye for doing a brave deed. Now Kaye must triumph over his father's enemy—the mighty Sir Melchor—in a tournament, or disgrace the queen forever in the eyes of her new subjects.

168 pages

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Cover of Sir Kaye the Boy Knight Book One: The Knighting of Sir Kaye by Don Winn showing a black and white knight's helmet and a yellow plume.

Back of book description:

Kaye is an ordinary boy who dreams of becoming a legendary knight like his absent father. When the new queen knights Kaye for doing a brave deed to help another person, he gets his wish a lot sooner than he expected...but he's got a lot to live up to. Can he hold his own against all the other knights who hate him? Can he outwit the terrible Sir Melchor and defeat him in the tournament? Can he help the queen save her kingdom...even a little bit?

Mom’s Choice Award Gold Medal Recipient

2013 IndieReader Discovery Award

2013 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award Silver

2013 UK Wishing Shelf Book Award Silver

2013 Royal Dragonfly Book Awards First Place

2014 Storytellers' Campfire Voyager Marble Award

2017 Royal Dragonfly Awards First Place Best Series

“A fantastic, fun-filled adventure. Highly recommended.”

—Wishing Shelf Book Awards

“Fortitude, good will, and friendship triumph over pettiness in this enjoyable story.”

—Publishers Weekly