Annotations for Hostage Prince


Baker & Taylor
"Snail, a midwife's apprentice in the Unseelie Court, meets Prince Aspen, a Seelie prince being held as a hostage in order to prevent a war. In thinking that they are stopping the war, they instead trigger one"--

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Baker & Taylor
Snail, a midwife's apprentice in the Unseelie Court, meets Prince Aspen, a Seelie prince being held as a hostage in order to prevent a war, and in thinking that they are stopping the war, they instead trigger one.

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Baker & Taylor
Thrown together by a series of misunderstandings, a midwife's apprentice and a hostage prince share numerous adventures on their way back to the prince's kingdom, where they discover that their actions have triggered a civil war.

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Penguin Putnam
Snail and Prince Aspen are unlikely companions. Snail is a midwife's apprentice; Aspen is a prince held hostage to prevent a war. Due to a series of misunderstandings, the two find themselves on the run, having adventure after mishap after scary, fast-paced escape. When they reach Aspen's kingdom, they learn to their horror that their actions have divided the country and plunged it into violence. Every minute counts: it is time for Snail and Aspen to figure out a way to stop the building war--together.

The Hostage Prince is a fast-paced, funny, exciting fantasy novel for young readers, both male and female. And who better to start tweens on their journey than Jane Yolen ("America's Hans Christian Andersen"--Time) and her son, Adam Stemple!



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