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The Magician\'s Boy

The Magician's Boy

(2005)
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A Boy works for a Magician.


The Boy polishes the Magician's wands, and catches the rabbits that the Magician pulls out of hats. But the Boy's favorite job is operating the puppets for the Magician's famous puppet play, "Saint George and the Dragon" -- until one terrible day when, in the middle of a performance, the Boy can't find the Saint George puppet. The Magician is furious. He points a long magical finger at the Boy, and -- poof! -- the Boy is suddenly in the strange Land of Story, where he must find Saint George.

The Boy's hunt for Saint George is full of adventures with oddly familiar people. He saves the Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe from losing her children; he spoils the wolf's plan to eat Little Red Riding Hood; and he narrowly escapes being eaten by the Giant at the top of Jack's beanstalk. But the Boy's last adventure is the most amazing of all -- and changes his life forever. No child who reads this delightful tale by master storyteller Susan Cooper is likely to forget it.

 
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Hardback Editions

April 2009 : USA Library Binding
Title: The Magician's Boy
Author(s): Susan Cooper
ISBN: 1-4420-0425-8 / 978-1-4420-0425-2 (USA edition)
Publisher:
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May 2006 : USA Library Binding
Title: The Magician's Boy
Author(s): Susan Cooper
ISBN: 1-4177-3329-2 / 978-1-4177-3329-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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February 2005 : USA Hardback
Title: The Magician's Boy
Author(s): Susan Cooper
ISBN: 0-689-87622-X / 978-0-689-87622-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
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Paperback Editions

May 2006 : USA Paperback
Title: The Magician's Boy
Author(s): Susan Cooper
ISBN: 1-4169-1555-9 / 978-1-4169-1555-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Aladdin Paperbacks
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September 2005 : UK Paperback
Title: The Magician's Boy
Author(s): Susan Cooper
ISBN: 0-340-91110-7 / 978-0-340-91110-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
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Kindle Editions

May 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Magician's Boy
Author(s): Susan Cooper
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
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