Popcorn at the Palace (Hardcover)

By Emily Arnold McCully

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780152776992, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 15, 1997

List Price: 16.00*
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Maisie Ferris and her parents are interested in new ideas and the world beyond their small town of Galesburg, Illinois, even though their neighbors frown on anything too different. When a visiting journalist from England tells Maisie he has never heard of popcorn, Maisie and her father come up with the wild idea of growing popcorn and selling it overseas. Their plan is a success, and Maisie’s dreams of selling popcorn in England and meeting Queen Victoria come true.