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The last of the high kings

Thompson, Kate

The last of the high kings

by Thompson, Kate

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Published by Greenwillow Books in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family -- Ireland -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Changelings -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Fairies -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Family life -- Ireland -- Fiction,
  • Changelings -- Fiction,
  • Fairies -- Fiction,
  • Ireland -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Ireland -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    When eleven-year-old Jenny Liddy, in turmoil over learning that she is a changeling, makes a deal with a devil creature, she endangers the human race but her own cleverness, her human and fairy fathers, and the last of Ireland"s high kings help to make things right.

    Edition Notes

    StatementKate Thompson.
    GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.T3715965 Las 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination323 p. ;
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19864394M
    ISBN 100061175951, 006117596X
    ISBN 109780061175954, 9780061175961
    LC Control Number2007037467

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