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Fortune's Folly - Deva Fagan
Fortune's Folly
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Ever since her mother died and her father lost his shoemaking skills, Fortunata has survived by telling fake fortunes. But when she’s tricked into telling a grand fortune for a prince, she is faced with the impossible task of fulfilling her wild prophecy—or her father will be put to death. Now... show more
Ever since her mother died and her father lost his shoemaking skills, Fortunata has survived by telling fake fortunes. But when she’s tricked into telling a grand fortune for a prince, she is faced with the impossible task of fulfilling her wild prophecy—or her father will be put to death. Now Fortunata has to help Prince Leonato secure a magic sword, vanquish a wicked witch, discover a long-lost golden shoe, and rescue the princess who fits it. If only she hadn’t fallen in love with the prince herself !
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780805087420 (0805087427)
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
Pages no: 260
Edition language: English
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Jennavier
Jennavier rated it
Fortune's Folly reminds me of the tv movies that I watched on the Disney channel as a little kid. There's not a lot to it but what's there sparkles. I like Fortunata's journey to recognizing her own potential and thought the love story was really cute.
Admitted Dilettante
Admitted Dilettante rated it
4.0 Fortune's Folly
funfun!
Miss Clark
Miss Clark rated it
2.5 - 3 starsFairytale-like story set in a vaguely Italian/ medieval sort of world where Saints are closer akin to deities and there is no God to speak of. Fortunata is the daughter of a once-skilled shoemaker fallen on hard times who ends up in the awful position of having to tell the fortune of th...
Tiana Smith
Tiana Smith rated it
3.0 Fortune's Folly
I liked how all the elements pulled together, though it all seemed a little too easy sometimes ... My main concern with it is that there is quite a bit of abuse/alcoholism for being a children's book. I would not really say it's for kids under 10-12, even though I think it is supposed to be targeted...
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it
3.0 Fortune's Folly
This is a charming fairytale with a clever heroine. It's also squeaky clean, suitable for the 8 and up princess-struck set, I'd think. It would be great fun to read aloud to someone all wrapped up in pink and glittery pajamas. There's plenty of adventure, a little bit of derring-do but never any act...
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