Thrice Upon a Marigold

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Thrice Upon a Marigold

By Jean Ferris

Hmh Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780547738468, 256pp.

Publication Date: April 16, 2013

Princess Poppy, the bouncing baby daughter of Queen Marigold and King Christian of Zandelphia-Beaurivage, is in terrible danger. The kingdom's former torturer-in-chief and poisoner-in-chief have joined forces to kidnap the baby as an act of revenge for their exile Can a ragtag parade of rescuers including the king and queen, the evil kidnappers mortified children, five dogs, a white elephant, and a washed-up wizard save Princess Poppy in time?

About the Author
JEAN FERRIS has written more than a dozen novels for young people, including the popular Marigold trilogy. Once Upon a Marigold was named an ALA Notable Children's Book, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and a New York Public Library 100 Books for Reading and Sharing title.Ms.Ferrislives in San Diego, California. Visit her website at