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The Wayward Princess

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A Gypsy lad named Finch arrives at Wychwood Castle to find it a tangle of muddled chivalry and magic. Though four royal children conform to rules of chivalry, Princess Elaine is a red-haired hoyden who can't faint, wants to study witchcraft rather than marrying, and whose magic spells always go wrong (and so do most others). Prince Arthur wishes that just once, people ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published September 19th 2006 by iUniverse
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A funny and entertaining sequel to Sally Watson's early book "Magic at Wychwood." Princess Elaine is slightly older but no more like a proper princess than she ever was. Her family despairs of finding a husband for her, but Elaine wants none of that. She prefers magic and adventures, and still can't manage to faint, which she thinks is a silly thing to do anyway. Unfortunately her magic never comes out quite as she intends.
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Watson is a YA historical fiction writer, mostly about the British royals. She moved to England in 1964 and lived there for 24 years. Her most well-known works are parts of her English Family Tree series. Most of her books went out of print in the 1970s, many eventually reprinted by Image Cascade. She has also written YA novels set in ancient Egypt.

Her most recent book is The Angry Earth, an adul
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