The Witch's Curse (The Kingdom of Wrenly)
Jordan Quinn, Robert McPhillips
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It’s up to Lucas and Clara to reverse a curse on the kingdom in this fourth chapter book in the fantastical Kingdom of Wrenly series.
Someone has cursed the Kingdom of Wrenly, making it rain nonstop for six whole days! The fields are in danger of flooding, which will ruin all the crops. Can Lucas and Clara figure out who’s behind the evil spell and stop the villain before it’s too late?
With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, The Kingdom of Wrenly chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.
throne room windows. “Why, I can put an end to all this rain,” she said sweetly. Thunder boomed and rumbled around the castle. King Caleb looked at the witch suspiciously. “And what do you know about the rain?” he asked. “I know it’s a curse,” said the witch. The king leaned back in his throne. “And what do you want to do about it?” he asked. The witch’s glass eye bulged in its socket. “I don’t want to do anything,” she said. “I like the rain. But if never-ending rain isn’t good for your
Mission Lucas saddled his horse, Ivan, and raced through the rushing water to Clara’s. Ruskin clung tightly to Ivan’s mane. Rain spattered their faces as they galloped along. Clara’s family lived above her father’s bakery, the Daily Bread. Lucas pulled back the reins in front of the bakery. Rainwater had almost reached the top of the first step. Lucas hitched Ivan to a post under the eaves. Then he jangled the bells on the door. Clara’s father, Owen Gills, thumped down the stairs and answered
scare him. The witch stroked Odin’s feathers. “You’re a brave boy,” she said. “Tell me, do you think you know who did it?” “Of course I do,” said Lucas. “Grom is behind it.” The witch’s smile returned. “And what makes you think it’s Grom?” she asked. Lucas folded his arms. “It has something to do with Ruskin’s eggshells,” he said. “Grom took them after Ruskin hatched.” The witch’s eyes widened and her glass eye swirled aimlessly. “I see you are very clever, Prince Lucas,” she said. “The
“Then perhaps I will lower my price.” Then she cackled with delight. Grom’s Workshop Lucas, Clara, and Ruskin zigzagged across the rocks of the burping bog. Then they jumped into their saddles. Rain poured down as they galloped across the bridge to Primlox. They left the horses in a public stable and boarded a ship to Hobsgrove. The castle on Hobsgrove had one tower. Steam swirled from a smokestack on the side of it. “Grom’s workshop is up there,” Lucas said, pointing. They hurried toward
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