Prince Horace, nicknames Prince Brat, constantly creates
mischief. But because of the custom of the time, he does not
receive punishment. A whipping boy steps in to receive the
whipping. Prince Horace becomes bored with his circumstances, so
he forces his whipping boy Jemmy to run away for a little
adventure. The two are soon captured by a couple of cutthroats
who want a ransom from the king. Read this novel by Sid
Fleischman to find out how Prince Horace and Jemmy survive in
the hands of these cutthroats.
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