GNAT STOKES AND THE FOGGY
BOTTOM SWAMP QUEEN
New York : Philomel Books,
IL 5-8, RL 4.6
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go near the swamp. It's filled with gruesome, bewitched creatures.
It is not a safe place at all. Goodlow Pryce wishes he had never
gone near the swamp. He has been kept prisoner by the Swamp Queen
and can't get home. And our unlikely heroine is none other than Gnat
Stokes, a 12-year-old girl living with her grandfather in the Appalachians.
Young Gnat is not scairt of nothing and she is determined to rescue Goodlow
who was taken 7 years ago. Her journey begins when she encounters
a talking cat who shows her an enchanted golden locket that belonged to
Goodlow's one true love.
Magic -- Fiction.
Swamps -- Fiction.
Cats -- Fiction.
Tennessee -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
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