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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.

Authors: Else, Barbara.
Call number: jFIC ELS
Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Gecko Press, 2013.
Publication date: 2013.
Subject: Families -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
Avarice -- Juvenile fiction.
Magic -- Juvenile fiction.
Title: 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.
Additional title: Queen & the nobody boy
Tale of Fontania : Hodie's journey (in five parts all about bad choices)
Physical description: 326 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm.
Contents note: 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.
Notes: Sequel to: The travelling restaurant.
"An adventure story about greed, rebellion and finding allies in the most unlikely places."--Back cover.
Summary note: 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.
Genre: Adventure fiction.
Added author: Broad, Sam, illustrator.
ISBN: 9781877579233 (pbk.)
1877579238 (pbk.)
9781877579493 (hbk.)
1877579491 (hbk.)
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1462338
Bib No.: 1462338

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