Bartlett & the Ice Voyage
Despite the many gifts she receives from her kingdoms around the world, the Queen has made it known that she wants a melidrop fruit from a land that is far, far away, thus Bartlett sets out on his long journey knowing that bringing it back before it goes sour will be the biggest challenge of all. Jr Lib Guild. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
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BARTLETT AND THE ICE VOYAGEUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
In this tongue-in-cheek quest tale, Hirsch (Antonio S and the Mystery of Theodore Guzman, 2001) suggests that imperious Queens and intrepid Explorers both might have a thing or two to learn. Having ... Read full review
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