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The Tale of Gwyn

(2015)
(The first book in the Tales of the Kingdom series)
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In a fantastical kingdom ravaged by famine and poverty, the prospect of hope lies with a mythical masked hero in this, the first book in the Tales of the Kingdom series from Newbery Medalist Cynthia Voigt.

In a distant time, a kingdom is starving. With winter upon them, there is little hope, except for the legend of Jackaroo: a masked outlaw who comes at night to aid the destitute and helpless. But Gwyn, the innkeeper's daughter, is too practical for false hopes. She believes Jackaroo is nothing more than a fairy tale told to keep children hopeful till the next sunrise.

Then Gwyn is forced to seek refuge in an abandoned house, and while scavenging for supplies, she comes across...a mask? A sword? A cloak? Could these belong to the fabled Jackaroo? As Gwyn searches for answers, she discovers that the heart of a hero goes far beyond a mask.

Previously published as Jackaroo, this classic tale features a new look and a new title.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

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Used availability for Cynthia Voigt's The Tale of Gwyn

Hardback Editions

May 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Tale of Gwyn (1) (Tales of the Kingdom)
Author(s): Cynthia Voigt
ISBN: 1-4814-2179-4 / 978-1-4814-2179-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

May 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Tale of Gwyn (Tales of the Kingdom)
Author(s): Cynthia Voigt
ISBN: 1-4814-2180-8 / 978-1-4814-2180-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

May 2015 : USA, Australia, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Tale of Gwyn (Tales of the Kingdom Book 1)
Author(s): Cynthia Voigt
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


May 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Tale of Gwyn (Tales of the Kingdom Book 1)
Author(s): Cynthia Voigt
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon UK