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The Faithful Friend (Caldecott Honor Books)

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On the lush tropical island of Martinique live Clement and Hippolyte, two inseparable friends. When Clement falls in love with the beautiful Pauline, Hippolyte agrees to join his best friend on his journey to propose marriage. But when Pauline accepts Clement's proposal, it enrages her uncle Monsieur Zabocat — reputed to be a quimboiseur, a wizard. To prevent the wedding, the old wizard lures Hippolyte into a deadly trap, forcing him to choose between his friend's safety and his own.

Robert D. San Souci and Brian Pinkney again combine their talents in this beautiful retelling of a traditional tale from the French West Indies. The result is an extraordinary story of romance, intrigue, and incomparable courage in which the truest of friends remain faithful to the very end.

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ISBN:
9780780792890
Author:
San Souci, Robert D.
Publisher:
Perfection Learning
Illustrator:
Pinkney, Brian
Author:
San Souci, Robert D.
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Martinique
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Folklore -- Martinique.
Subject:
Folklore -- Caribbean Area.
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Prebound
Series:
Caldecott Honor Books
Publication Date:
19990131
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Dimensions:
10.40x9.50x.40 in. .85 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
05-08

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