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  • Published: 31 May 2015
  • ISBN: 9781448174034
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 192

Guilt and Gingerbread




A delightfully witty tale from the highly acclaimed children's writer Leon Garfield.

'When you take out the heart of gold, you must put something back in its place. Otherwise our princess would die.'

Giorgio, a poor student, sets out on a journey to win the heart of Princess Charlotte of Oberweselberg. On the way an old woman promises he shall have the princess - but for a price. Giorgio must bring her the princess's golden heart. Can he do the wicked deed which will possess for him the fortune he desires?

  • Published: 31 May 2015
  • ISBN: 9781448174034
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 192

About the author

Leon Garfield

Leon Garfield was born in Brighton in 1921. He was the acclaimed author of more than thirty novels for children and adults including Devil in the Fog, winner of the inaugural Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize in 1967, The God Beneath the Sea, winner of the 1970 Carnegie Medal, and John Diamond, winner of the 1980 Whitbread literary award. He was also elected a member of the Royal Society of Literature. He died in 1996.

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Praise for Guilt and Gingerbread

Will bring a glow of pure grinning pleasure

Guardian

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