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Elissa's Quest

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Title: Elissa's Quest
Author: Verrillo, Erica
ISBN: 9780375839474
Publisher: Yearling
Published: 2008
Binding: Quality
Language: English
Condition: Used: Very Good
Clean, unmarked copy with some edge wear. Good binding. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.

Juvenile Fiction 1375802

Publisher Description:
THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD ELISSA LEADS a solitary life. She knows nothing of her parents only that her mother is dead. Her caretaker, Nana, keeps her father's identity a secret from her. Meanwhile Elissa carries her own secret the people of the valley must not know that she has the gift of speaking to animals. For now she is just a healer's apprentice in peaceful High Crossing, but Elissa dreams of a more exciting life, and of, one day, finding her father.
When an unexpected royal guest arrives at the Manor, Elissa's life changes forever. She leaves home with him, only to discover that she's become a pawn in a battle for his kingdom. Accompanied by her dear donkey, Gertrude, she is delivered to the evil Khan. Elissa's quest for freedom and the truth about her past leads to questions about the future. Is she the key to a prophecy the prophecy of the Phoenix that everyone seems to know about, except her?
In Book One of the Phoenix Rising trilogy, new author Erica Verrillo has crafted a classic and often humorous fantasy adventure with a strong, unwitting heroine.

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