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The Palace of Laughter

(2006)
(The first book in the Wednesday Tales series)
A novel by

 
 
On a blustery October night, the Circus Oscuro came to town. It was clear from the start that this was no ordinary circus. They did not roll into town with fanfares and cartwheeling clowns. Instead, they came in the dead of night, when all the townspeople were asleep. The circus wagons turned into the long field at the bottom of the hill that overlooked the town of Larde, and creaked to a halt in neat rows with barely a sound. There was just one witness to the arrival of the circus. A small boy, huddled in a large wooden barrel high on the side of the hill, watched the raising of the big top, awakened from his sleep by the shouts of the circus people and the occasional trumpeting of the elephants. The boy's name was Miles, and the barrel was his home...

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Hardback Editions

July 2007 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Palace Of Laughter (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Wednesday Tales (Quality))
Author(s): Jon Berkeley
ISBN: 0-606-12302-4 / 978-0-606-12302-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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July 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Palace of Laughter: The Wednesday Tales No. 1
Author(s): Jon Berkeley
ISBN: 0-06-075507-5 / 978-0-06-075507-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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August 2006 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Palace of Laughter: The Wednesday Tales No. 1
Author(s): Jon Berkeley
ISBN: 0-06-075508-3 / 978-0-06-075508-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Paperback Editions

July 2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Palace of Laughter: The Wednesday Tales No. 1 (Wednesday Tales (Quality))
Author(s): Jon Berkeley
ISBN: 0-06-075509-1 / 978-0-06-075509-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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June 2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Palace of Laughter
Author(s): Jon Berkeley
ISBN: 1-4169-1072-7 / 978-1-4169-1072-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon + Schuster Uk
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September 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Palace of Laughter (Circus Trilogy)
Author(s): Jon Berkeley
ISBN: 1-4169-1071-9 / 978-1-4169-1071-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

February 2010 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Palace of Laughter: The Wednesday Tales No. 1 (Wednesday Tales (Quality))
Author(s): Jon Berkeley
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA