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Saturday, March 16, 2013
Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin - Book Trailer
In a magical kingdom where your name is your destiny, 12-year-old Rump is the butt of everyone's joke.
has never known his full name—his mother died before she could tell
him. So all his life he's been teased and bullied for his half-a-name.
But when he finds an old spinning wheel, his luck seems to change. For
Rump discovers he can spin straw into gold. Magical gold.
best friend Red Riding Hood warns him that magic is dangerous—and she's
right! That gold is worth its weight in trouble. And with each thread he
spins, Rump weaves himself deeper into a curse.
There's only one
way to break the spell: Rump must go on a quest to find his true name,
along the way defending himself against pixies, trolls, poison apples,
and one beautiful but vile-mannered queen. The odds are against him, but
with courage and friendship—and a cheeky sense of humor—Rump just might
triumph in the end.
An inventive fairytale retelling, perfect for fans of Gail Carson Levine or Shannon Hale.