By Natalie Babbitt
In The Search for Delicious, Twelve-year-old Gaylen, the King’s messenger, is off to poll the kingdom, traveling from town to farmstead to town on his horse, Marrow. At first, it is merely a question of disagreement at the royal castle over which food should stand for Delicious in the new dictionary.
Then Gaylen’s quest leads him to unusual characters, including a minstrel who sings about a mermaid child, and Ardis, who might save the kingdom from havoc. And soon it seems that the search for Delicious had better succeed if civil war is to be avoided.
- Paperback Edition
- Publisher: Square Fish
- Publication date: August 21, 2007
- Pages: 176
- Product dimensions: 5.38(w) x 7.6(h)
- Weight: 0.35 lbs