by Naomi Mitchison
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Halla is the daughter of a king, but she's cast out to die —Travel Light is the story of her travels among bears and dragons, out of a fairy-tale world and into the real world of Constantinople and the Holy Roman Empire — and back again.
January 1, 2014 Travel Light is an unjustly forgotten fairy tale about a wandering princess who goes from bears and dragons to the real world of medieval Constantinople — and back again. Writer Amal El-Mohtar says she encountered the book as an adult and "felt, very powerfully, that I had been waiting for it."
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