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Author Gidwitz, Adam, author.

Title The inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog / Adam Gidwitz ; illuminated by Hatem Aly.

Publication Info. Waterville, ME : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Children's Department  LP J GIDWITZ    Check Shelf
Edition Large Print Edition.
Description 509 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Physical Medium large print rdafs
Series Thorndike Press large print summer reading collection
Thorndike Press large print summer reading collection.
Summary "1242. On a dark night, travelers from across France cross paths at an inn and begin to tell stories of three children. Their adventures take them on a chase through France: they are taken captive by knights, sit alongside a king, and save the land from a farting dragon. On the run to escape prejudice and persecution and save precious and holy texts from being burned, their quest drives them forward to a final showdown at Mont Saint-Michel, where all will come to question if these children can perform the miracles of saints. Join William, an oblate on a mission from his monastery; Jacob, a Jewish boy who has fled his burning village; and Jeanne, a peasant girl who hides her prophetic visions. They are accompanied by Jeanne's loyal greyhound, Gwenforte ... recently brought back from the dead. Told in multiple voices, in a style reminiscent of The Canterbury Tales, our narrator collects their stories and the saga of these three unlikely allies begins to come together. Beloved bestselling author Adam Gidwitz makes his long awaited return with his first new world since his hilarious and critically acclaimed Grimm series. Featuring manuscript illuminations throughout by illustrator Hatem Aly and filled with Adam's trademark style and humor, The Inquisitor's Tale is bold storytelling that's richly researched and adventure-packed."--Publisher's description.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-363).
Awards Newbery Honor Book, 2017.
Subject Child oblates -- Juvenile fiction.
Jews -- Juvenile fiction.
Prophets -- Juvenile fiction.
Persecution -- Juvenile fiction.
Quests (Expeditions) -- Juvenile fiction.
Adventure stories.
France -- History -- Louis IX, 1226-1270 -- Juvenile fiction.
Adventure stories. (OCoLC)fst00797462
Child oblates. (OCoLC)fst00854518
Jews. (OCoLC)fst00983135
Persecution. (OCoLC)fst01058354
Prophets. (OCoLC)fst01079211
Quests (Expeditions) (OCoLC)fst01085708
France. (OCoLC)fst01204289
Large type books.
Chronological Term 1226-1270
Genre/Form Fantasy fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726607
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Historical fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726640
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Historical fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Added Author Aly, Hatem, illustrator.
Dutton Children's Books (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Inquisitor's tale
Three magical children and their holy dog
ISBN 1432876597 (large print : hardcover)
9781432876593 (large print : hardcover)
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