A tale of Two Castles /Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Harper, c2011Edition: 1st ed.Description: 328 p. : map ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780061229657; 0061229652; 9780061229664 (lib. bdg.).Subject(s): Apprentices -- Juvenile fiction | Dragons -- Juvenile fiction | Reasoning -- Juvenile fiction | Kings and rulers -- Juvenile fiction | Kings, queens, rulers, etc. -- Fiction | Mystery and detective stories | Fantasy | Chapter books | Mystery fiction | Fantasy fictionSummary: Twelve-year-old Elodie journeys to Two Castles in hopes of studying acting but instead becomes apprentice to a dragon, who teaches her to be observant and use reasoning, thus helping her to uncover who is poisoning the king.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
<p>Newbery Honor author of Ella Enchanted Gail Carson Levine weaves a spellbinding tale about a clever heroine, a dragon detective, and a shape-shifting ogre.</p> <p>Newly arrived in the town of Two Castles, Elodie unexpectedly becomes the assistant to a brilliant dragon named Meenore--and together, they begin to solve mysteries. </p> <p>Their most important case concerns the town's shape-shifting ogre, Count Jonty Um, who believes someone is plotting against him. Elodie must disguise herself to discover the source of the threat amid a cast of characters that includes a greedy king, a giddy princess, and a handsome cat trainer.</p> <p>Readers who loved Ella Enchanted and Fairest will delight in this tale of a spirited heroine who finds friendship where she least expects it and discovers that goodness comes in all shapes and sizes.</p>
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Twelve-year-old Elodie journeys to Two Castles in hopes of studying acting but instead becomes apprentice to a dragon, who teaches her to be observant and use reasoning, thus helping her to uncover who is poisoning the king.
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