Meet Libby. Learn more here
We want your feedback!
Click here
Cover Image

The Robe of Skulls

The First Tale from the Five Kingdoms · Tales from the Five Kingdoms

by Vivian French Author · Ross Collins Illustrator

ebook

Sign up to save your library

With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts.

   Not today

"A romp filled with language play and just plain nonsense. . . . Everyone gets his, her, or its due; goodness is rewarded; and evil punished oh-so-wickedly."– The Horn Book

High above the mountain village of Fracture, trouble is brewing. The sorceress Lady Lamorna wants a skull-studded gown of deep black velvet, but her treasure chest is empty of gold. That doesn't stop her, however, from kidnapping, blackmailing, and using more than a little magic to get what she needs. Will her plans be foiled by the heroic Gracie Gillypot, two chatty bats, a gallant (if scruffy) prince, the wickedest stepsister ever, a troll with a grudge, and some very ancient crones?

Publication Details

Publisher:
Candlewick Press
Imprint:
Candlewick
Publication Date:
2011
Series:
Tales from the Five Kingdoms

Format

  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read
  • Adobe EPUB eBook 4.8 MB

Vivian French (Author)

Children's author and storyteller Vivian French doesn't worry about writer's block; her problem is just the opposite. "My first book was published in 1990, and since then I have written almost nonstop. I think I have become addicted to writing. I ...

More about Vivian French
The Robe of Skulls
Copy and paste the code into your website.