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The Bag of Bones
The Second Tale from the Five Kingdoms

author: Vivian French
illustrator: Ross Collins

series name:
Tales from the Five Kingdoms

When the quill writes GO GO GO frantically on the wall, and the House of the Ancient Crones heaves Gracie Gillypot outside onto the path, it can mean only one thing: thereís Trouble in the Five Kingdoms. This time itís in the form of a beady-eyed, green-tongued witch named Truda Hangnail, who with her banished Deep Magic has vowed to succeed Queen Bluebell on the throne. Now that her horrible spell has shrunk the good witches of Wadington to the size of, well, rats, can anything stop her? Will the strengths, smarts, and charms of a spunky trueheart, a sweet-natured orphan, a scruffy prince, a substantial troll, and two squabbling bats be enough to foil her insidious plot?

Hold on to your head for the funny and fast-paced second Tale from the Five Kingdoms, a follow-up to THE ROBE OF SKULLS. (Age 8 and up)
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$5.99 / $7.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763656240 /  9780763656249
on sale date:
08/2011
type/format:
Fiction - Illustrated Middle-grade / EBook
age range:
7 yrs - 10 yrs
# of pages/size:
256 / N/A
grade range:
Grade 2 - Grade 5
 
subjects:
Legends, Myths, Fables; Humorous Stories; Readers; Fantasy & Magic; Horror; Royalty;
author’s comments:
Vivian French has written dozens of acclaimed books for children, including The Robe of Skulls, the first book in the Tales from the Five Kingdoms series; as well as A Present for Mom; Growing Friogs; I Love You Grandpa; and T. Rex. She lives in Scotland.
 
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