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The Whipping Boy (1986)

by Sid Fleischman

Other authors: Peter Sís (Illustrator)

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A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws.
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I decided to read this as part of my Newbery challenge: to complete all the Newbery winners and honor books.

As I turned each page I kept asking myself "This is a Newbery??" Not impressed with the writing or the story. I've read much better tales. ( )
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