|16 November 2006|
|Media type||Print (Hardback)|
|LC Class||PR9619.3.C5964 S95 2006|
Sylvia is a 2006 novel by Australian author Bryce Courtenay. It is written as the memoir of a teenage girl, Sylvia Honeyeater, during the Children's Crusade of the 13th century. She encounters several historical figures such as the Pied Piper of Hamelin and Francis of Assisi. It explores themes of religious intolerance, womanhood, abuse and childhood.