The Whipping Boy

Fleischman, Sid

Book - 1986
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Whipping Boy
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A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws.

Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1986
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780816710386
0816710384
9780688062163
0688062164
Branch Call Number: j FLEISCHMA
Characteristics: 90 p. ;,23 cm

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Prince Brat has a whipping boy who is be punished when the prince misbehaves. When they are both taken captive by a couple of prince-nappers, their identities get mixed up, and the whipping boy takes charge.

Prince Brat has a whipping boy whose job is to be punished when the prince misbehaves. When they are both taken captive by a couple of prince-nappers, their identities get mixed up - needless to say, Prince Brat is not pleased.


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Dec 29, 2012

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Feb 21, 2013

more for younger kids

Feb 07, 2013

My 9-year-olds enjoyed this as a bedtime story.

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lms
May 26, 2008

"Sis's skillful pictures emphasize particular events in the adventures of the orphan Jemmy, kept in his king's palace to be thrashed for the offenses by the royal heir, Prince Brat. But the prince himself takes off and forces the whipping boy to go with him, and they get into and out of trtouble on the outside, Jemmy hears that he has been accused of abducting Prince Brat. When the prince arranges for their return to the palace, poor Jemmy fears the worst, but things workout for the best at the story's satisfying close." (Novelist Reviews)

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