A Hidden Magic

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Random House Childrens Books, Apr 1, 1988 - Fiction - 128 pages
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Lost in a magic forest and separated from her prince, Princess Jennifer seeks help from a kindly young sorcerer in battling an evil witch.

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A rather cute YA novella with a predictable ending. - Goodreads
Checked out for the Trina Schart Hyman illustrations. - Goodreads
It was very light on the characterization. - Goodreads

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User Review  - raizel - LibraryThing

This book seems to be an early feminist attempt at a modern fairy tale. It just felt to me like the author was too concerned with making her points and teaching us something important than in having ... Read full review

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User Review  - H Lynnea - Goodreads

2.5 stars out of 5. A rather cute YA novella with a predictable ending. Not a bad book, but a forgettable one. On the plus side, the protagonist Jennifer is fairly clever, and does seem willing to ... Read full review


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VIVIAN VANDE VELDE has written many books for teen and middle grade readers, including "All Hallow's Eve: 13 Stories", " Three Good Deeds", " Now You See It ...", "Heir Apparent", and the Edgar Award-winning "Never Trust a Dead Man". She lives in Rochester, New York.

The late Trina Schart Hyman illustrated dozens of books and became one of the most respected artists in the field of children's literature. She was awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1985 for St. George and the Dragon

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