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The queen and the nobody boy : a tale of Fontania : Hodie's journey (in five parts all about bad choices) / by Barbara Else ; with illustrations by Sam Broad.
Call Number:
jFIC ELS
Publication Date:
2013.
Publisher:
Wellington, N.Z. : Gecko Press, 2013.
Physical Description:
326 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm.
Notes:
Sequel to: The travelling restaurant.

"An adventure story about greed, rebellion and finding allies in the most unlikely places."--Back cover.
Contents:
Part one: How to leave the City of Spires -- Part two: How to cross the Stones of Beyond -- Part three: How to travel to Um'binnia -- Part four: Many shocks and temptations -- Part five: What to do when you've escaped but only so far -- Postscript 1: the royal swear word -- Postscript 2: Emperor Prowdd'on's moustache wardrobe -- Postscript 3 -- Um'binnian cabbage cream.
Summary:
Hodie is an unpaid odd-job boy at the Grand Palace in the Kingdom of Fontania. Fed-up he decides to leave and better himself in the South. The young Queen, Sibilla is fed-up too due to the gossip about her lack of magical ability. She decides to go with Hodie, insisting he go north.
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Queen & the nobody boy

Tale of Fontania : Hodie's journey (in five parts all about bad choices)
Horizon Bib Number:
1462338
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