The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air, #1) by Holly BlackOf course I want to be like them. They’re beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever.
And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look at him, I can hardly breathe.
Jude was seven when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son of the High King.
To win a place at the Court, she must defy him–and face the consequences.
As Jude becomes more deeply embroiled in palace intrigues and deceptions, she discovers her own capacity for trickery and bloodshed. But as betrayal threatens to drown the Courts of Faerie in violence, Jude will need to risk her life in a dangerous alliance to save her sisters, and Faerie itself.
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This begins a parade of monsters that Ethan dismisses one-by-one for not having a long enough tail, sharp enough claws — or gasp being a girl! It was a happy day in my house when everyone started sleeping through the night. Fortunately, I still had plenty of other things to write about. Your email address will not be published. Recipe Rating.
A unique monster-under-the-bed story with the perfect balance of giggles and shivers, this picture book relies on the power of humor over fear, appeals to a childs love for creatures both alarming and absurd, and glorifies the scope of a childs imagination. Back in a week. When Gabe returns sooner than expected from his fishing trip, Ethan is thrilled. All Rights Reserved. Recently Viewed. Set Delivery Postcode. Marketplace - Sold by Books Marketplace.
Scholastic Book Club has published a paperback edition. Ethan is used to sleeping with his favorite monster under his bed. One night, checking under the bed, he finds a note instead:. Ethan finds other monsters who appear under the bed, but none are just like the one that helps him sleep. He wants his own monster back. In this book, Ethan tries to find a monster scary enough to keep his little sister in bed until she falls asleep.
Since a week without sleeping worries Ethan, he auditions substitute monsters to stand in under his bed until Gabe returns. The author turns a common childhood fear into a reason for laughs, and the illustrations are as wonderful as the premise of the book. What would your monster look like? How would your monster act and sound? When have you been in a situation where time was long for one person and short for another?