Princess Juniper of Torr

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Author: Paquette, Ammi-Joan

Brand: Philomel

Number Of Pages: 256

Release Date: 06-06-2017

Details: Product Description Adventure abounds in this finale featuring Princess Juniper, who—with the help of friends, secret spy cats, and even a dragon—is the only one who just might be able to save her father, the palace, and their whole country!Princess Juniper might have conquered her challenges up in the Hourglass Mountains, but back home in Torr, chaos reigns. The castle has been invaded. Juniper’s father, King Regis, is behind bars. And all his loyal subjects are imprisoned along with him. Juniper and her friends must find a way to rescue their kingdom! But how?   With tricks and spies, secrets and lies piling up at every turn, the friends are in more danger than ever. But Juniper won’t let that stop her! As Crown Princess, it’s up to her to lead the way and figure out how to save her home and her father. Will the small army from Queen’s Basin be enough to outwit the enemy? Or will Torr Castle fall and be lost forever—and the country along with it?   In the final book in the Princess Juniper series, perfect for fans of Frozen,  Brave and The Princess Academy, Ammi-Joan Paquette delivers a fun-filled, heartfelt, action-packed finale that is fit for a Queen! Praise for Princess Juniper of Torr:"An exciting conclusion to a strong, smart princess series. Readers of the previous volumes will be hankering for the ending, and those who are new will want to start at the beginning to get the full story." — School Library Journal Praise for the Princess Juniper series: "Full of princesses and dragons, the latest volume in this series offers adventure that will set readers’ hearts racing and put smiles on their faces." — School Library Journal "I absolutely loved  Princess Juniper of the Hourglass!  It's fantastically delightful, delicious, and satisfying.  You'll want to follow Juniper to her kingdom – or even better, start your own!" —Sarah Beth Durst, author of  Enchanted Ivy and  Ice   “I adored Princess Juniper! Readers will cheer as she leads and defends her hidden kingdom in this deliciously charming fantasy.” —Julie Berry, author of  Secondhand Charm and  The Amaranth Enchantment “Princess Juniper proves that you can love your silk dresses and still be a hero. This is a smart, feisty kid with a thirst for experiences, and I loved watching her learn to lead. A fun and insightful coming-of-age tale.” —Ellen Booraem, author of  Small Persons with Wings   "A gently adventurous and luxuriously detailed romp." — Kirkus Reviews"With elements from William Golding’s  The Lord of the Flies and Paul Fleischman’s  Weslandia, this story can be enjoyed by those who love princess stories and adventure tales....A rollicking tale that will please a wide range of readers." — School Library Journal "This...dramatic and humorous novel...involves some entertaining twists and paves the way for more lighthearted intrigue ahead." — Publishers Weekly "Paquette takes young readers gently by the hand into the adult world of responsibility, danger, and the unknown. The fully developed cast of characters is engaging, and readers will cheer the conclusion and happily await Juniper’s further adventures." — Booklist From School Library Journal Gr 4–6—Juniper, ruler of Queen's Basin, is setting off to recapture the city of Torr and free the rightful ruler, her father, King Regis. At her side are her motley crew of 12 subjects, all under the age of 13. What could go wrong? Well, her devious cousin could ostensibly abandon them to betray them to his father and stepmother, Malavina, the usurpers of the crown. No worries! Juniper will make it work. Off she and her subjects go into the crowds of the big Summerfest, with half of them infiltrating the castle and half becoming a merry band of acrobats performing at the festival. By spying and gathering information, they hope to learn enough to outwit and overcome the lies Malavina has been spreading about King Regis. Along the way, they realize that some of their friends cannot be trusted. This third and la

EAN: 9780399171536

Languages: English

Binding: Hardcover

Item Condition: New