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Heir Apparent

Vivian Vande Velde

Paperback

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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (2/23/2008)
Prebound (6/1/2004)
Hardcover (10/1/2002)

Description

In the virtual reality game Heir Apparent, there are way too many ways to get killed--and Giannine seems to be finding them all. Which is a darn shame, because unless she can get the magic ring, locate the stolen treasure, answer the dwarf's dumb riddles, impress the head-chopping statue, charm the army of ghosts, fend off the barbarians, and defeat the man-eating dragon, she'll never win.

And she has to, because losing means she'll die--for real this time.



Praise For Heir Apparent

"Consistently entertaining."—Publishers Weekly

"A testament to Vande Velde's storytelling magic."—The Horn Book

"A stylish tale [that] addresses both fantasy gaming and censorship."
The New York Times Book Review 

"Plausible, suspenseful. . . . Hilarious. . . . It's riveting reading for
experienced gamers and tyros alike."—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

A Junior Library Guild Selection
A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780152051259, 352pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2004



About the Author

Vivian Vande Velde has written many books for teen and middle grade readers, including Heir Apparent, User Unfriendly, All Hallow's Eve: 13 Stories, Three Good Deeds, Now You See It ..., and the Edgar Award–winning Never Trust a Dead Man. She lives in Rochester, New York. Visit her website at www.vivianvandevelde.com.