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Alberic the Wise and Other Journeys

Alberic the Wise and Other Journeys (Paperback)

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Three tales of wit and wonder from the children's classic author of `The Phantom Tollbooth'.Unlikely hero Alberic is on a seemingly endless search for wisdom. He learns much along the way but will his journey ever satisfy him?In the second tale, a boy is drawn to a mysterious painting of a princess far away who's left bereft of her kingdom. Can he be the knight in shining armour and win back her lands?And then meet the richest monarch in the world... and the poorest, as they discover the true worth of wealth.Fascinating fables from a classic storyteller overflowing with humour and wit.

Children'sFiction & true storiesTraditional stories Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Publication Date: 01/03/2012 ISBN-13: 9780007455683  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Norton Juster was born in New York State in 1929. He studied architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, and spent a year in Liverpool on a Fulbright Scholarship. After spending three years in the US Navy, he practised architecture in New York and Massachusetts. His work includes The Dot and the Line, which was made into an animated film, and a musical adaptation of The Phantom Tollbooth. He is married and lives in Massachusetts. He has one daughter and one granddaughter.The Phantom Tollbooth, his most famous book, won the George C. Stone Center for Children's Books Award.

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