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The Goblin's Puzzle

(2016)
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Brimming with dragons, goblins, and logic puzzles, this middle-grade fantasy adventure is perfect for readers who enjoyed The Princess Bride or Rump.

THE BOY is a nameless slave on a mission to uncover his true destiny.
THE GOBLIN holds all the answers, but he's too tricky to be trusted.
PLAIN ALICE is a bookish peasant girl carried off by a confused dragon.
And PRINCESS ALICE is the lucky girl who wasn't kidnapped.

All four are tangled up in a sinister plot to take over the kingdom, and together they must face kind monsters, a cruel magician, and dozens of deathly boring palace bureaucrats. They're a ragtag bunch, but with strength, courage, and plenty of deductive reasoning, they just might outwit the villains and crack the goblin's puzzle.

"An adventure bursting with wit and charm. The characters are fresh, the story is thrilling, and the puzzles are downright diabolical. A wonderful book." - Jonathan Auxier, author of The Night Gardener

"Brimming with sarcastic, cheeky, laugh-out-loud humor, this is a smart, original, and completely engaging adventure." - School Library Journal, starred review

From the Hardcover edition.

    

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Hardback Editions

January 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Goblin's Puzzle: Being the Adventures of a Boy with No Name and Two Girls Called Alice
Author(s): Andrew Chilton
ISBN: 0-553-52070-9 / 978-0-553-52070-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2016 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Goblin's Puzzle: Being the Adventures of a Boy with No Name and Two Girls Called Alice
Author(s): Andrew Chilton
ISBN: 0-553-52071-7 / 978-0-553-52071-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

January 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Goblin's Puzzle: Being the Adventures of a Boy with No Name and Two Girls Called Alice
Author(s): Andrew Chilton
ISBN: 0-553-52073-3 / 978-0-553-52073-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books)
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

January 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Goblin's Puzzle: Being the Adventures of a Boy with No Name and Two Girls Called Alice
Author(s): Andrew Chilton
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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