The Winter Knights

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The Winter Knights
Author Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
Illustrator Chris Riddell
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series The Edge Chronicles
Genre Children's, Fantasy
Publisher Doubleday
Publication date
September 1, 2005
Pages 384 pp
ISBN 978-0-385-60720-9
OCLC 60667910
Preceded by The Curse of the Gloamglozer
Followed by Clash of the Sky Galleons

The Winter Knights is a children's fantasy novel by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell, first published in 2005. It is the eighth volume of The Edge Chronicles and the second of the Quint Saga trilogy; within the stories' own chronology it is the second novel, preceding the Twig Saga and Rook Saga trilogies that were published earlier. The story begins as Quint finds himself locked in a cabin in his pirate ship and follows Quint's experiences in the Knights Academy, one of the schools of Sanctaphrax.The events in this story are set after the fire at the Palace of Shadows in the previous book.

Main characters[edit]

  • Quintinius Verginix, also known as Quint
  • Vilnix Pomplnius, also known as Vil Spatweed
  • Maris Pallitax
  • Phin, Raff and Stope, Quint's friends
  • Hax Vostillix, the Hall Master of High Cloud
  • Phillius Embertine, Fenviel Vendix and Arboretum Sicklebough, the other Hall Masters
  • The Professors of Light and Darkness


  • Stewart, Paul (2005) The Winter Knights

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