The Stained Glass Window
One Sunday a little girl called Jane muses about the origins the Knight and Lady on the church's stained glass window. In a gentle, courtly manner the story locked in the windows is revealed to her. The reluctant betrothal of two young people, their growth in love, the parting for the Crusades and the loneliness of absence and fear is told with a beauty and simplicity that was understood by a sensitive nine-year-old. It should be appreciated by any intelligent child from that age onwards. The delicate sketches by Michael Pollard add to the dream-like quality of the book. It is the perfect book for any child for whom history touches the imagination.