Aurelie: A Faerie Tale

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Henry Holt and Company (BYR), Sep 2, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
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Once upon a time, three children and a little river dragon were the best of friends—until a promise was broken. Now they are almost grown up and barely speaking to one another.  Of the four, it is Princess Aurelie who feels the loss the most. How can she prevent a war when she can’t even make her friends get along? Heartsick at losing her dearest companions, Aurelie finds comfort in the beauty of fairyland. But a princess can’t hide from her duties forever. Her country needs her, and so do her friends, whether they know it or not. Aurelie is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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User Review  - Frazzletastic - LibraryThing

Aurelie is a short fairytale novel about four childhood friends – three children and one dragon (or drac). I think the premise of the novel was pretty good; it was the execution of it that lacked. A ... Read full review

AURELIE: A Faerie Tale

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Princess Aurelie and her two closest friends, Garin and Netta, grew up playing with Loic, a river drac, and have the gift of being able to see the Fae, on the condition that no one should ever know ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

HEATHER TOMLINSON has taught English in Paris and French in the United States. She lives on a houseboat in and around Southern California with her engineer husband and their three cats.

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