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The Robe of Skulls: The First Tale from the Five Kingdoms

The Robe of Skulls: The First Tale from the Five Kingdoms
 

All is not well in the crumbling castle high above the mountain village of Fracture. The sorceress Lady Lamorna has her heart set on a new robe. It is a very expensive new robe. To get the cash she will stop at nothing, including kidnapping, blackmail and more than a little black... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781406358476
Published 19 June 2014 by Walker Books
Available in PDF format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en
Author(s) By French, Vivian
Illustrated by Collins, Ross
Series Tales from the Five Kingdoms
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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ISBN-13 9781406358476
ISBN-10
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Walker Books
Imprint Walker Books
Publication Date 19 June 2014
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format PDF ebook
Author(s) By French, Vivian
Illustrated by Collins, Ross
Series Tales from the Five Kingdoms
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Horror & Ghost Stories, Chillers
Myths & Legends
Fairy Tales, Fables & Traditional Stories
Challenge Level: 6-9
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Electronic Book

An exuberant, hilarious and wildly entertaining fairy tale with a cast of characters who are good, bad and very, very ugly.All is not well in the crumbling castle high above the mountain village of Fracture. The sorceress Lady Lamorna has her heart set on a new robe. A very expensive new robe. To get the cash she will stop at nothing, including kidnapping, blackmail and more than a little black magic. But she reckons without the heroic Gracie Gillypot, not to mention a gallant if rather scruffy prince, two chatty bats, the wickedest stepsister ever, a troll with a grudge - and some very Ancient crones.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review ...it is witty and surprisingly verbally sophisticated

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Author's Bio

Vivian French is a professional storyteller and an acclaimed children's author. She is the author of the Read and Wonder non-fiction books Caterpillar Butterfly (shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler Award) and Growing Frogs, as well as the bestselling Tiara Club series. Vivian lives in Edinburgh.Ross Collins is an acclaimed author and illustrator, winner of the 1994 Macmillan Prize for Illustration. His popular children's titles include Germs, The Three Grumpies by Tamra Wright and the Little Hero series by John Grant. He lives in Glasgow.

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