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Ellen awakens one morning with a mysterious silver crown on the pillow beside her. What magic powers it possesses she has not yet discovered, but the sudden changes in her life are unmistakable: her house is burned down, her family has disappeared, and a man in a dark uniform is stalking her. Can Ellen ever find her family? Can she use the power of the silver crown to thwart the powers of darkness? What diabolical force hides inside the mysterious castle in the woods?
Soon after waking up on her tenth birthday to find a silver crown on her pillow, Ellen's house burns down, her parents disappear, and she is launched on an adventure involving a trek through the woods, a castle full of brainwashed captives, and the powerful Hieronymus Machine which wants her crown.Ellen awakens on her tenth birthday to find a jewel-studded silver crown, loses her family and home in a fire later that day, and plunges into a series of dangerous adventures that test her courage, ingenuity, and independence of spirit.
Number of Pages: 322
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Science Fiction + Fantasy + Magic
Series Title: Aladdin Fantasy
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Robert C. O'Brien
Street Date: September 1, 2001
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-9804