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The whipping boy

Author: Sid Fleischman; Peter Sis
Publisher: New York : HarperTrophy, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Harper Trophy edView all editions and formats
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This highly original tale, a sort of takeoff on the Prince and the Pauper, shows what happens when an obnoxious prince switches places with the boy who is punished for the prince's every misdeed, the whipping boy. Jemmy had been plucked from the streets to serve as whipping boy to the arrogant and spiteful Prince Brat. Dreaming of running away, Jemmy finds himself trapped in Prince Brat's own dream, at once brash  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sid Fleischman; Peter Sis
ISBN: 9780060521226 0060521228
OCLC Number: 1082579621
Notes: "A Greenwillow Book."
Black-and-white illustrations by Caldecott Honor illustrator Peter Sis.
Floyd Dickman Children's Literature Collection.
Description: 90 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Sid Fleischman ; illustrations by Peter Sis.

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This highly original tale, a sort of takeoff on the Prince and the Pauper, shows what happens when an obnoxious prince switches places with the boy who is punished for the prince's every misdeed, the whipping boy. Jemmy had been plucked from the streets to serve as whipping boy to the arrogant and spiteful Prince Brat. Dreaming of running away, Jemmy finds himself trapped in Prince Brat's own dream, at once brash and perilous. In this briskly told tale of high adventure, taut with suspense and rich with colorful characters, the whipping boy and Prince Brat must at last confront each other. Award winning author Sid Fleischman again blends the broadly comic with the deeply compassionate in this memorable novel; splendid entertainment and a Newbery Medal winning book in 1987.

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