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Book Information: Song of the Gargoyle

Song of the Gargoyle (1991) [Novel]
by Zilpha Keatley Snyder Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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A strange sound awakens thirteen-year-old Tymmon in the dead of night. In a blink of an eye his father, the court jester of Austerneve, is mysteriously kidnapped and the terrified boy must slip away secretly to avoid capture himself.

Hiding in the dreaded forest nearby, Tymmon is adopted by a huge, furry, dog-like creature--a gargoyle--who has the loyalty of a dog and the fearsome powers of an enchanted being.

Together, hungry, the two make their way to town, where Tymmon earns a living by playing his flute and learns to be happy. At least as happy as he can be without his father. Will he ever find a way to rescue him and be with him again?

Original title: Song of the Gargoyle
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultFantasyFantasy Worlds

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