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The Lost Prince

January 1, 2015 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9781843915232
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From the author of A Little Princess and The Secret Garden comes a masterful adventure that will capture the imagination: a tale of destiny, revolution, family and friendship

Twelve-year-old Marco and his father, Stefan, are exiled citizens of the impoverished Eastern European nation of Samavia. They live in London, where Stefan often receives mysterious visitors and where Marco befriends a street urchin known only as Rat. Stefan decides to send the pair on a secret mission in Europe, carrying a coded message to fellow Samavian patriots across the continent. On their arrival in Europe, it quickly becomes clear that Marco and Rat might not know the whole story; everywhere they go, Samavian exiles show Marco particular attention, but it is not until their return to London that the magnitude of the secret hidden within him becomes clear. Burnett's evocation of early 20th-century Europe is masterful, and her imaginative tale of political intrigue and family destiny will appeal to readers of all ages.

About this Author

Frances Hodgson Burnett

(1849-1924) is best remembered for her children's stories, in particular Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princess, and The Secret Garden. Matt Haig has worked as a journalist with the Guardian, the Independent, the Sunday Times, and the Sydney Morning Herald. His novel Shadow Forest won the Nestlé Children's Book Prize in 2007, and The Humans was chosen as one of the 20 World Book Night 2014 books.

ISBN: 9781843915232
Format: Trade paperback
Series: Hesperus Minor Classics
Pages: 384
Publisher: Hesperus Press
Published: 2015-01-01

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