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The curse of the toads

Author: Rebecca Lisle
Publisher: London : Hodder Children's Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The year is 1682. When Reuben's grandmother is accused of witchcraft and hanged he knows he must get away before he becomes the next victim of suspicion. On the road Reuben is picked up by the strange Doctor Flyte and his slow-witted assistant, Baggs. The pair seem to offer help and friendship, but in return, Reuben must take part in Flyte's sinister medical show. Is the smooth-mannered Flyte all he seems? What is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Teen fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Lisle
ISBN: 0340894474 9780340894477
OCLC Number: 174100943
Description: 266 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Rebecca Lisle.

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'a well constructed, engaging and affecting read' * Peter Bramwell * 'Be prepared to squirm with squeamishness, hold your breath in suspense, and giggle along with the dialogue.' * Hackwriters.com * Read more...

 
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