Sir Malcolm and the Missing Prince is a story for all time and for all ages. Hugh and his friends are real boys, with boyish interests and attitudes, and the girls possess a refreshing innocence that is worn with wit and timely candor. Hubert is a prince of an unknown kingdom, but the scenes of the story illustrate the days of feudalism. The book should prove a valuable introduction to the study of the European backgrounds of our western world. The confusing impressions that crowd upon young Hugh make the building of youthful character a delicate, complex task as he develops qualities of integrity, responsibility, kindliness, thoughtfulness of others, and forgetfulness of self.