Veiled Rose by Anne Elisabeth Stengl375 pages
Price: Paperback-$14.99 U.S.
Leo is staying at his cousin's house for the summer. Maybe it would not be so bad if the two boys got along. Leo's cousin reads books all day, but Leo wants adventure. When he hears tales of a monster in the woods, Leo sets off to find it. On his "monster hunt," Leo meets Rose Red.
Rose Red lives alone with her nanny goat and he old father. She covers herself in rags so no one can see her face. When she and Leo become good friends, everyone is shocked.Rose Red learns that Leo is hunting the monster and he learns that the real monster is Rose Red, no one sees her for who she is inside.
But Rose Red is trapped by the real monster, an evil dragon who wants to rule the world. He seizes Leo's kingdom and holds everyone captive. Can Leo and Rose Red defeat to evil that has been brought upon the land?
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