The Swan Kingdom by Zoe Marriott

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When Alexa's mother is killed, her father marries a cunning and powerful woman and her brothers disappear, sending Alexa on a long, dangerous journey as she attempts to harness the mystical power she inherited from her mother and restore the kingdom to its proper balance.

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Zoë Marriott is the author of The Swan Kingdom and Daughter of the Flames. About Shadows on the Moon, she says, "I never liked Cinderella as a little girl. I hated the fact that she needed someone else to come along and rescue her. Then it occurred to me: what if Cinderella were strong and brave - and out for revenge all along?" Zoë Marriott lives in England.
Published January 1, 2012 by Candlewick Pr.
Genres: Young Adult. Fiction

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Marriott offers a romantic expansion of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Wild Swans.” Alexandra is a classic king’s daughter: green-eyed and red-haired, intelligent and homely.

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When, just after introducing Alexandra to her true magical heritage and power, Alexandra's mother is brutally murdered by a horrible beast, Alexandra's entire family, including her brothers and father, are thrown into despair.

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It is about Princess Alexandra and her quest to save her country and her brothers, who were turned into Swans and her country, which was taken by a evil sorceress.

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