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The Wooden Prince

(2016)
(The first book in the Out of Abaton series)
A novel by

 

"Wow! John Claude Bemis hides new magic in old stories."
Tom Angleberger


The automa Pinocchio has always been duty-bound to serve in the floating palace of Venice's emperor. So when Pinocchio finds himself locked in a trunk and delivered to a new master - a wanted criminal and alchemist named Geppetto - he is curious about everything around him. But most curious is the way Pinocchio seems to be changing from a wooden servant into a living, human boy. Before Geppetto and Pinocchio can uncover the mystery surrounding the automa's transformation, Pinocchio is stolen away. Determined to find Geppetto again, Pinocchio begins a harrowing journey across the Empire, where danger in the form of half-beast outlaws and winged airmen abounds for a lost automa. Meanwhile, Princess Lazuli, the daughter of the ruler of a magical kingdom called Abaton, is also on a quest through the emperor's territory. Her father, Prester John, has been captured by the Venetian Empire, and Lazuli is desperate to rescue him. With the emperor's airmen closing in fast, Lazuli learns the only hope for saving her father - and her beloved home - lies in Pinocchio and Geppetto. In a masterful reimagining of Pinocchio, John Claude Bemis weaves an enchanting, thrilling adventure for middle-grade readers in the first installment in the Out of Abaton duology.

 
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Used availability for John Claude Bemis's The Wooden Prince


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Hardback Editions

March 2016 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Out of Abaton, Book 1 The Wooden Prince
Author(s): John Claude Bemis
ISBN: 1-4847-0727-3 / 978-1-4847-0727-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

June 2017 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Out of Abaton, Book 1 The Wooden Prince
Author(s): John Claude Bemis
ISBN: 1-4847-0742-7 / 978-1-4847-0742-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

March 2016 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Out of Abaton, Book 1 (Library Edition): The Wooden Prince
Author(s): John Claude Bemis
ISBN: 1-63108-090-3 / 978-1-63108-090-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Oasis Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2016 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Out of Abaton, Book 1: The Wooden Prince
Author(s): John Claude Bemis
ISBN: 1-61375-766-2 / 978-1-61375-766-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Oasis Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2016 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Wooden Prince: Out of Abaton, Book 1
Author(s): John Claude Bemis
Publisher: Oasis Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

March 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Out of Abaton, Book 1, The Wooden Prince
Author(s): John Claude Bemis
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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