A Tale of Two Castles
Newbery Honor author of Ella Enchanted Gail Carson Levine weaves a spellbinding tale about a clever heroine, a dragon detective, and a shape-shifting ogre. Newly arrived in the town of Two Castles, Elodie unexpectedly becomes the assistant to a brilliant dragon named Meenore, and together they... show more
Newbery Honor author of Ella Enchanted Gail Carson Levine weaves a spellbinding tale about a clever heroine, a dragon detective, and a shape-shifting ogre. Newly arrived in the town of Two Castles, Elodie unexpectedly becomes the assistant to a brilliant dragon named Meenore, and together they solve mysteries. Their most important case concerns the town’s shape-shifting ogre, Count Jonty Um: Someone is plotting against him. Elodie must disguise herself to discover the source of the threat amid a cast of characters that includes a greedy king, a giddy princess, and a handsome cat trainer. Readers who loved Ella Enchanted and Fairest will delight in this tale of a spirited heroine who finds friendship where she least expects it and discovers that goodness and evil come in all shapes and sizes.
Publish date: May 10th 2011
Pages no: 328
Edition language: English
Series: A Tale of Two Castles (#1)
Way better than "Two Princesses" and the dragon was very charming. Just the way I like my magical creatures to be: funny, loyal, brave, smart. Elodie was a good MC, and my mouth watered all the times I read "skewer". Yummy. For some reason, I was not really into the story as I was hoping. But it is ...
I received this through good reads giveaways.I think I would rate this book a 2.5. It got bumped up to three because the cover art is really pretty.I liked the characters Lodie, the Masteress and his Lordship. I liked that Lodie was able to overcome her prejudices so quickly. I had a hard time with ...
I'm not quite sure how I feel about this story. I did not love it or enjoy it the way I have other Levine titles and have been having some trouble nailing down why.The book has characteristics that usually make a good read. The plot follows a series of problems that should have been interesting, but...
As a huge fan of Ella Enchanted and Fairy's Mistake, I was excited by the prospect of what this book had to offer. I enjoyed it, but not to the point where I would rave madly about it. I enjoyed trying to figure out who was the villain, and I was not disappointed. The thing that frustrated me was tr...