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Performer: Eric P. Kelly
Genre: Audio files
Title: The Trumpeter Of Krakow
Country: US
Released: 1969
Style: Spoken Word
FLAC version ZIP size: 1879 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1672 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1660 mb
Rating: 4.8
Votes: 855

Classic Newbery Medal Winner, 1929. The Trumpeter of Krakow by Eric Philbrook Kelly is a significant historical novel focusing on fifteenth-century Poland. The non-fictional part of this book is in the first chapter, wherein the story of a thirteenth-century trumpeter is told. The rest of the book is pure fiction, even, sadly, the Great Tarnov Crystal. However it takes place in historic Krakow, a beautiful city in southern Poland. Some of Krakow's landmarks are featured in this book. The Trumpeter of Krakow was honored with the Newbery Medal in 1929.

The Trumpeter of Krakow (Hardcover). Published 1966 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. Hardcover, 219 pages. The Trumpeter of Krakow (Mass Market Paperback). Published August 1st 1973 by MacMillan Publishing Company. Mass Market Paperback, 242 pages. Author(s): Eric P. Kelly. ISBN: 0020441509 (ISBN13: 9780020441502).

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The Trumpeter of Krakow, a young adult historical novel by Eric P. Kelly, won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1929. Centered on the historical fire that burned much of Kraków in 1462, The Trumpeter of Krakow tells the fictional story of a family of Joseph Charnetski, a Polish noble family from Kresy (modern day Ukraine), who fled to Kraków, Poland, in 1461 after their home is burned to the ground by the Cossack -Tartars of Bogdan Grozny, commonly known as "Peter of. the Button Face" because of the button-shaped pockmark on his cheek. In the tower Andrew explains to his son the story of the trumpeter of Kraków - a trumpeter who, in 1241, was pierced by a Tartar arrow before he could finish the Heynał. Accordingly, the song has always been abruptly cut short.

Major themes addressed in The Trumpeter of Krakow include science versus superstition, courage, and alchemy. The Trumpeter of Krakow.

Eric P. Kelly, a student of Slavic culture for most of his life, wrote The Trumpeter of Krakow while teaching and studying at the University of Krakow. During five years spent in Poland he traveled with an American relief unit among the Poles who were driven out of the Ukraine in 1920, directed a supply train at the time of the war with the Soviets, and studied and visited many places in the country he came to love so well. A newspaperman in his native Massachusetts in younger days, Mr. Kelly later wrote many magazine articles and several books for young people.

The Trumpeter of Krakow (1928). Other authors: See the other authors section. Library descriptions. A Polish family in the Middle Ages guards a great secret treasure and a boy's memory of an earlier trumpeter of Krakow makes it possible for him to save his father.


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Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
NAC 3006 Eric P. Kelly The Trumpeter Of Krakow ‎(Cass) Newbery Award Records, Inc. NAC 3006 US 1969