How to Save a Queendom
How to Save a Queendom

Life’s never been kind to twelve-year-old Stub. Orphaned and left in the care of the cruel Matron Tratte, Stub’s learned that the best way to keep the peace is to do as she’s told. No matter that she’s bullied and that her only friend is her pet chicken, Peck, Stub’s accepted the fact that her life just isn’t made for adventure. Then she finds a tiny wizard in her pocket.

Orlen, the royal wizard to Maradon’s queen, is magically bound to Stub. And it’s up to her to ferry Orlen back to Maradon Cross, the country’s capital, or else the delicate peace of the queendom will crumble under the power of an evil wizard queen. Suddenly Stub’s unexciting life is chock-full of adventure. But how can one orphan girl possibly save the entire queendom? (From

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  • Fantasy

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12
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Stub-the-Nuisance’s life has been as miserable as her name. Abandoned at a tavern doorstep as an infant, she’s apprenticed under the abusive Matron Tratte for as long as she can remember. The only thing keeping her laboring in the tavern day and night is her friendship with a chicken named Peck and the knowledge that if she runs away, she will be found guilty by the law and dragged back to the matron.


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