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Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy (Hardcover) by Karen Foxlee

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Upon the death of her mother, a great believer in magic, Ophelia, an ardent realist, her sister, and her father journey to a snowy land. There, her father, an expert in swords, will be curating an exhibition at the museum. While wandering through the museum, Ophelia discovers a boy who says he has been imprisoned for 300 years by the Snow Queen. To help free him, Ophelia must suspend her disbelief in magic, ghosts, and the dark forces that nearly yank her sister from her life. Her story of strength and perseverance, guided by the voices of the dead, is peopled with villains and classic fairy- tale conceits.
Unlikely heroine Ophelia Jane Worthington-Whittard doesn't believe in anything that can't be proven by science. She and her sister Alice are still grieving for their dead mother when their father takes a job in a strange museum in a city where it always snows. On her very first day in the museum Ophelia discovers a boy locked away in a long forgotten room. He is a prisoner of Her Majesty the Snow Queen. And he has been waiting for Ophelia's help.

As Ophelia embarks on an incredible journey to rescue the boy everything that she believes will be tested. Along the way she learns more and more about the boy's own remarkable journey to reach her and save the world.

A story within a story, this a modern day fairytale is about the power of friendship, courage and love, and never ever giving up.
Number of Pages: 228
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Fairy Tales + Folklore / General
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Inc
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Karen Foxlee
Language: English
Street Date: January 28, 2014
TCIN: 15021225
UPC: 9780385753548
Item Number (DPCI): 059-12-0815
$15.59
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