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A bestselling Australian tale about a sweet but dense prince on a quest to find a princess.
Prince Victor is on a quest to find a smart and sensible princess for him to marry. Along the way, Victor overcomes the Dolorous Mist of Tranby, and rescues a princess from a monstrous plague of chickens. But when Victor arrives back at the castle, the Queen is shocked to find that Victor has failed in his quest ... but Victor's unusual logic wins out in the end.
This funny, sweet and popular classic Australian fairytale has been reissued along with the long-awaited sequel.
About The Author
Pamela Freeman is an award-winning children’s author who has also worked as a freelance business and technical writer in many areas, including public relations and television. Pamela’s fantastic work ranges from picture books to young adult novels and she is best known for her Floramide series of fantasy novels which include The Willow Tree's Daughter, Windrider and The Centre of Magic (and to which the Victor books belong). The Castings Trilogy is Pamela’s highly successful fantasy series for adults published by Hachette Australia. In addition to this, she teaches creative writing to adults at the Sydney Writers’ Centre. Victor’s Challenge won the 2009 Aurealis Award for Best Children’s Short Fiction/Illustrated Work/Picture Book and was a Notable Book in the Younger Readers Category, Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards, 2010.
About The Illustrator
Kim Gamble has been drawing and painting for as long as he can remember. Best known for his collaborations with Anna Fienberg, Kim's many books include the Tashi series.
Victor's Quest is a delightful fantasy book for younger readers. * Aussie Reviews *
ISBN: 9781921150319 ISBN-10: 1921150319 Audience:
For Ages: 7 - 9 years old Format:
Number Of Pages: 80 Published: September 2008 Publisher: Walker Books Australia Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8
Weight (kg): 0.08