Petronella by Jay Williams

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Princess Petronella challenges the mysterious enchanter Albion for a prince's freedom. She attempts a daring escape--but is she rescuing the right man? A modern fantasy classic, full of wit and surpise, with an admirable herione and spectacular new illustrations.

About Jay Williams

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Born in 1914, Jay Williams wrote more than 80 juvenile and adult titles, including "The Practical Princess" and the Danny Dunn adventure series. He died in 1978. Margaret Organ-Kean is well known as an illustrator of fantasy games, including the "Magic: The Gathering" and "Middle Earth: The Wizards" series.
Published January 1, 1973 by Parents' Magazine Press. 33 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Political & Social Sciences. Fiction

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But after she has prodded the prince from his chair and they and Albion go galloping off at cross purposes, it turns out that the enchanter is far the worthier match for Petronella: so ""off they trotted, side by side, leaving Prince Ferdinand of Firebright to walk home as best he could."" And to...

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Jay Williams's Petronella, originally published in 1973 in Parents magazine, is a princess tale with a twist.

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