Frogkisser!

Frogkisser!

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Poor Princess Anya. Forced to live with her evil stepmother's new husband, her evil stepstepfather. Plagued with an unfortunate ability to break curses with a magic-assisted kiss. And forced to go on the run when her stepstepfather decides to make the kingdom entirely his own.



Aided by a loyal talking dog, a boy thief trapped in the body of a newt, and some extraordinarily mischievous wizards, Anya sets off on a Quest that, if she plays it right, will ultimately free her land -- and teach her a thing or two about the use of power, the effectiveness of a well-placed pucker, and the finding of friends in places both high and low.



With Frogkisser! , acclaimed bestselling author Garth Nix has conjured a fantastical tale for all ages, full of laughs and danger, surprises and delights, and an immense population of frogs. It's 50% fairy tale, 50% fantasy, and 100% pure enjoyment from start to finish.

Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2017
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781338052084
Branch Call Number: YA NIX
Characteristics: 371 p. ;,22 cm

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Tabaqui
Mar 30, 2017

Hmm. I didn't feel very involved in the story for some reason. Also, not really the kind of fairy tale I prefer. The characters were not very well-developed, and their predicaments weren't especially sympathy inducing. In addition, why in the world was this listed as Teen? Overall, not something I'd recommend.

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marthabwaters
Feb 20, 2017

If you like your teen fantasy with a hefty dash of humor, and a fair bit of poking fun at traditional fairy tales, then Frogkisser is the book for you. It has a super appealing main character, dogs play a major role (!!), and I laughed out loud more than once while reading this. I can't think of a word to describe it other than charming.

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white_panda_575
Oct 20, 2017

white_panda_575 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 6 and 12

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