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The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp by Rick Yancey
  

The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp

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Alfred Kropp has none of the usual characteristics of a hero but, when a dangerous magical sword falls into the wrong hands, he finds he does have what it takes to be brave. A modern day King Arthur, Alfred Kropps adventures are fresh, funny and very fast moving.

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The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp by Rick Yancey

Alfred Kropp was just trying to survive high school when his guardian uncle gets him roped into a suspicious get-rich-quick scheme: stealing the legendary sword of King Arthur. But after Alfred unwittingly delivers the sword into the hands of the enemy, he sets off on an unlikely quest to try to right his wrong and save the world from destruction.

About the Author

Rick Yancey

Rick is a native Floridian and a graduate of Roosevelt University in Chicago. He earned a B.A. in English which he put to use as a field officer for the Internal Revenue Service. Inspired and encouraged by his wife, he decided his degree might also be useful in writing books and in 2004 he began writing full-time.

Since then he has launched two critically acclaimed series: The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp, for young readers, and The Highly Effective Detective, for adults. Both books are set in Knoxville, Tennessee, where Rick lived for ten years before returning to Florida.

Rick lives with his wife, Sandy, his three sons, two dogs and one lizard.

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Publication date

4th June 2007

Author

Rick Yancey

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www.rickyancey.com/

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Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Format

Paperback

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
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ISBN

9780747591603

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