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A Tale of Two Castles

by Gail C Levine

HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS | September 19, 2013 | Hardcover

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Newbery Honor author ofElla EnchantedGail Carson Levine weaves a spellbinding tale about a clever heroine, a dragon detective, and a shape-shifting ogre.

Newly arrived in the town of Two Castles, Elodie unexpectedly becomes the assistant to a brilliant dragon named Meenore, and together they solve mysteries. Their most important case concerns the town’s shape-shifting ogre, Count Jonty Um: 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.

Readers who lovedElla EnchantedandFairestwill delight in this tale of a spirited heroine who finds friendship where she least expects it and discovers that goodness and evil come in all shapes and sizes.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 336 pages, 8.6 × 5.8 × 1.2 in

Published: September 19, 2013

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0061229652

ISBN - 13: 9780061229657

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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A Tale of Two Castles

A Tale of Two Castles

by Gail C Levine

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 336 pages, 8.6 × 5.8 × 1.2 in

Published: September 19, 2013

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0061229652

ISBN - 13: 9780061229657

About the Book

Newbery Honor winner Levine delivers a fabulous and funny fantasy novel about a shape-shifting ogre, a dragon detective, and a girl who dreams of becoming an actress. Illustrations.

From the Publisher

Newbery Honor author ofElla EnchantedGail Carson Levine weaves a spellbinding tale about a clever heroine, a dragon detective, and a shape-shifting ogre.

Newly arrived in the town of Two Castles, Elodie unexpectedly becomes the assistant to a brilliant dragon named Meenore, and together they solve mysteries. Their most important case concerns the town’s shape-shifting ogre, Count Jonty Um: 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.

Readers who lovedElla EnchantedandFairestwill delight in this tale of a spirited heroine who finds friendship where she least expects it and discovers that goodness and evil come in all shapes and sizes.

About the Author

Gail Carson Levine's first book for children,Ella Enchanted, was a Newbery Honor Book. Levine's other books includeEver, aNew York Timesbestseller;Fairest, a Best Book of the Year forPublishers WeeklyandSchool Library Journal, and aNew York Timesbestseller;Dave at Night, an ALA Notable Book and Best Book for Young Adults;The Wish;The Two Princesses of Bamarre;A Tale of Two Castles; and the six Princess Tales books. She is also the author of the nonfiction booksWriting Magic: Creating Stories That FlyandWriter to Writer: From Think to Ink, as well as the picture booksBetsy Who Cried WolfandBetsy Red Hoodie. Gail Carson Levine and her husband, David, live in a two-centuries-old farmhouse in the Hudson Valley of New York State.

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Ella Enchanted:“As finely designed as a tapestry, with a heroine so spirited that she wins readers’ hearts.”

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12