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Brave Margaret

Brave Margaret

by Robert D. San Souci Illustrated by Sally Wern Comport

Margaret has a brave heart. She dreams of adventure and longs to travel to distant lands, so when a tall ship appears in the harbor, headed north to the Kingdoms of the Cold, Margaret won't be left behind.

But adventures are perilous things. Soon Margaret must face a ferocious sea serpent and even worse dangers. And she must discover the truth about an old woman with strange powers and mysterious plans, or she'll never find a way to bring herself and her true love safely home.

Acclaimed author Robert D. San Souci spins a tale of magic, battles, and romance in this traditional Irish story of a young woman whose courage astonishes her enemies, and even herself.

5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Tandem Library
Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables, Fantasy, Romance

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Robert D. San Souci Robert D. San Souci (1946-2014) was an award-winning author whose books have been named Caldecott Honor Books and Coretta Scott King Honor Books.
Sally Wern Comport Sally Wern Comport has been making pictures professionally since the age of sixteen. Her images have been seen in the editorial, advertising, and publishing markets worldwide.

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