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The Whipping Boy
The Whipping Boy
Author: Sid Fleischman
A Prince — and a Pauper
Jemmy, once a poor boy living on the streets, now lives in a castle. As the whipping boy, he bears the punishment when Prince Brat misbehaves, for it is forbidden to spank, thrash, or whack the heir to the throne. The two boys have nothing in common and even less reason to like one another. But when the...  more
ISBN-13: 9780060521226
ISBN-10: 0060521228
Publication Date: 4/1/2003
Pages: 96
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
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3.7 stars, based on 23 ratings
Publisher: HarperTrophy
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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This is not a particularly easy book for youngsters to read, because there's quite a bit of old fashioned language which has to be explained. I suppose that's good, but not if your child is constantly stopping asking what a word means, it takes the joy out of reading. Actually there were some words I didn't understand! So it's a challenge for the 8-10 yr old range if that's what you want.


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