Gypsy Rizka

Gypsy Rizka

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A moving, magical tale about a spunky girl from the award-winning author of the Chronicles of Prydain.
Quick-witted, bright, and sassy, Rizka the Gypsy girl is involved with everything that is happening in Greater Dunitsa, including runaway lovers, floods, magical caves, and a ghost in the town hall. And everyone in town has an opinion. Big Franko wants her to have a better life, General Hatvan wants to court-martial her, young Sofiya wants to be just like her, and her greatest enemy, Chief Councilor Sharpnack, wants to run her out of Greater Dunitsa. Has Rizka finally met her match?
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 195 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0141309806
  • 9780141309804
  • 1,377,201

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* -Vintage Alexander: lively, satirical, and with a core of pure gold.---The Horn Book, starred review
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About Lloyd Alexander

Lloyd Alexander (1924-2007) was the author of more than forty books for children and adults, including the beloved children's fantasy series, the Chronicles of Prydain, one of the most widely read series in the history of fantasy and the inspiration for the animated Disney film, The Black Cauldron. His books have won numerous awards, including the Newbery Medal, the Newbery Honor, and the National Book Award for Juvenile Literature.
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864 ratings
3.72 out of 5 stars
5 23% (198)
4 35% (305)
3 34% (293)
2 7% (59)
1 1% (9)
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