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What the Dickens ***SIGNED*** ***ADVANCE READING COPY***

Gregory Maguire

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ISBN 10: 0763629618 / ISBN 13: 9780763629618
Published by Candlewick Press, MA, 2007
Condition: Fine
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Advance Reading Copy (ARC). First Edition. Signed, without inscription, by author on the FULL title page. Unread Fine book without dust jacket as issued. NO remainder mark, NO previous owner markings or inscriptions, NOT a Book Club Edition, NOT an Ex-Lib. All our books are bubble wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box. Bookseller Inventory # 002098

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Title: What the Dickens ***SIGNED*** ***ADVANCE ...

Publisher: Candlewick Press, MA

Publication Date: 2007

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket As Issued

Signed: Signed by Author on Full Title Page

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Advanced Reading Copy (ARC)

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From the author of the best-selling WICKED, a transporting tale-within-a-tale about the strange world of skibbereen — aka tooth fairies — and the universal need to believe.

A terrible storm is raging, and ten-year-old Dinah is huddled by candlelight with her brother, sister, and cousin Gage, who is telling a very unusual tale. It’s the story of What-the-Dickens, a newly hatched orphan creature who finds he has an attraction to teeth, a crush on a cat named McCavity, and a penchant for getting into trouble. One day he happens upon a feisty girl skibberee who is working as an Agent of Change — trading coins for teeth — and learns that there is a dutiful tribe of skibbereen (call them tooth fairies) to which he hopes to belong. As his tale of discovery unfolds, however, both What-the- Dickens and Dinah come to see that the world is both richer and less sure than they ever imagined.

About the Author:

Gregory Maguire is the author of more than a dozen novels for children as well as four adult novels, including WICKED: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST, which was made into a hit Broadway musical. He lives outside Boston, Massachusetts.

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