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Wizard at Work - VANDE VELDE VIVIAN

Paperback Published: 1st August 2004
ISBN: 9780152053093
Number Of Pages: 144
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old

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The wizard has big summer plans: to garden, to fish, and to nap. The only thing better would be if he had someone nice to share the days with. But the only people who show up want him to rescue yet another princess, lift the usual vile curse, confront a fearsome ghost, deal with a pack of magical hooligans, harvest a crop of golden cucumbers, and on and on. . . .
A wizard's work is never done

[star] "The most entertaining magical world since Patricia Wrede's Enchanted Forest . . . Another winner."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"Vande Velde knows her way around fairy tales and fantasy and has a wicked sense of humor about both."--The Bulletin
"Lighthearted and sly."--Booklist

How It All Startsp. 1
The Beautiful Princess, the Wicked Stepmother, and the Ugly Stepsisterp. 9
Beasts on the Rampagep. 31
To Rescue a Princessp. 51
Wizard and Ghostp. 73
The Princess and the Quest for the Golden Cucumbersp. 113
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ISBN: 9780152053093
ISBN-10: 0152053093
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 1st August 2004
Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.1 x 12.7  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 145.0