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Castle Waiting

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ISBN-10: 1606996029

ISBN-13: 9781606996027

Edition: 2012

Authors: Linda Medley, Jane Yolen

List price: $24.99
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Castle Waiting is the story of an isolated, abandoned castle, and the eccentric inhabitants who bring it back to life. A fable for modern times, it is a fairy tale that’s not about rescuing the princess, saving the kingdom, or fighting the ultimate war between Good and Evil — but about being a hero in your own home. The opening chapter tells the origin of the castle itself, which is abandoned by its princess in a comic twist on Sleeping Beauty when she rides off into the sunset with her Prince Charming. The castle becomes a refuge for misfits, outcasts, and others seeking sanctuary, playing host to a lively and colorful cast of characters that inhabits the subsequent stories, including a…    
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
Publication date: 1/18/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 458
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Linda Medley lives in Portland, OR, where she is currently working onthe Castle Waiting series.

Jane Yolen was born February 11, 1939 in New York City. She received her BA from Smith College in 1960. After college, she became an editor in New York City and wrote during her lunch break. She sold her first children's book, Pirates in Petticoats, at the age of 22. Since then, she has written over 300 books for children, young adults and adults. Her other works include the Emperor and the Kite, Owl Moon, How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? and The Devil's Arithmetic, which tells the story of the life of a Jew in a concentration camp. She has won a multitude of medals for her work including the Kerlan Award, the Regina Medal, the Keene State Children's Literature Award, the Caldecott Medal,…