Gayle’s Gable

Sid Fleischman’s The Whipping Boy tells the story of two boys, Prince Horace (Prince Brat) and Jemmy, the prince’s whipping boy. Every time the prince misbehaves, he goes free, while Jemmy takes the prince’s punishment. Will the prince ever learn? Bandits, dancing bears, a hot potato man, and rats await in this short novel by Fleischman. Read it with your favorite Prince (or Princess) Brat.

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