The Hero's Guide to Being An Outlaw

The Hero's Guide to Being An Outlaw

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Prince Liam. Prince Frederick. Prince Duncan. Prince Gustav. The four princes that have the worst luck in the world. After saving the kingdom yet again and going their separate ways, the princes are back in trouble. Somehow, everyone thinks they have murdered a princess and with bounty hunters after them and a dastardly scheme sure to be behind it all, the princes have to overcome their differences, reunite, and clear their names.
Publisher: London :, HarperCollins Children's Books,, 2014.
Copyright Date: ©2014.
ISBN: 9780007515677
Characteristics: 516 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Harris, Todd - Illustrator


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Feb 22, 2019

This is a great series that I want to recommend to all young readers. This is SO funny, easy to read, and filled with rollicking adventures, it will get even the most reluctant ones reading. This was a great conclusion to the series, I only wish they had included a giant wedding for all the couples in the end. But anyway, here are the three books in the series: 1) The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom 2) The Hero's Guide to Storming the Castle 3) The Hero's Guide to Being an Outlaw. 9/10 for all of them!

May 02, 2018

This book was a romp.

The heroes are accused of murdering Briar Rose and in a desperate attempt to clear their names Gustav, Fredric, Duncan, and Liam, head off into the bright blue sea to rescue Briar from an infamous band of pirates.

While the boys are out of action, The Ferocious Female Freedom Fighters (or ffff!) Have to figure everything out and save the day. Ella, Repunzel, Lila, Snow, And Val, head off to the desert to find the djinn who created the Jeopordous Jade Djinn Gem.

Thrilling. A wonderful ending to a fantastic series. Thank you Christopher Healy!

Aug 31, 2016

This book is amazing! Not as funny as the other two, and it goes on longer than needed, but it is still fantastic!

Aug 03, 2016

My son and I love this series. It is suspensful, humorous and touching at times. You can relate to the characters. I especially got a kick out of Duncan. This book is 9 cd's and I was wondering if my 9 year old would be interested enough to listen all the way through - he actually didn't want to stop listening. I hope there will be more coming.

Jun 29, 2016

I absolutely LOVE how Christopher Healy constructed funny, interesting, and awesome characters into his terrific and hilarious book! He changes fairytale characters from their normal appearance-sweet, perfect, and brave-into something truly amazing! The author created a cool ending to this series. I recommend this series to anyone and everyone!!! :D

Jun 24, 2016

An Amazing book.
I have enjoyed the rest of the series also and have read them multiple times. I enjoyed all the characters very much but my favorites were: Ruffian the blue, Lila, Duncan, and Frederic. I can't wait to see what Mr. Healy has in store for more books.

Jun 22, 2016

A hearty ending to a hearty series. Loved this wonderful ride that Mr. Healy took us on! Full of adventure, action, suspense, weird jokes, gags worth a chuckle or two. Or three.
If you're looking for a rather definite ending to this series, prepare to be disappointed. I think it was in the style of Mr. Healy to end the book (and the series) the way he did, and although the open questions bouncing around at the end may bother some, well....cry me a river. And go write your own fanfiction. I literally don't care, because the ending...FIT. And that's all I'm gonna say about that.
I very much enjoyed this series and became attached to the characters. Particularly Frederic, Gustav, and Briar (yes, she grew on me from the first book, and the fanfic community might explore her a bit more).
The series had its flaws, but it had its joys too! Anyways, it's just a marvelous series. I loved it! I can't wait to see what other creations Mr. Healy breathes into being.

Nov 20, 2014

A ruritanian romp by a fabulistor? A laugh a page slapstick vaudeville
by 'word'. The Hero of A Thousand Faces, or Berthe's codes are hard to
find herein.
Monkey thinking characters, fraught with indecision, impulsiveness,
lack of planning, and a whole lot of confidence. Cinderalla and Snow
White; taken to the cleaners of disrespect, and ridicule.
A sign of the times perhaps, no vision, no values, instant
gratification, no thoughts required.
A quick read, just suspend reality for a time. Spenlergians arise,
nothing is sacred. We are doomed! But until then, lets have a laugh.
< kingdom>

cecilymar Nov 03, 2014

i totally agree !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Oct 15, 2014

BEST BOOK EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!(i may have over done the !!)

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Jun 22, 2016

(Duncan) Throw me at him!
(Gustav) Didn't that go badly once before?
(Duncan) Yes. But nothing can fail that horribly twice.
(Gustav) *shrugs* Can't argue that logic.

Jun 22, 2016

(Liam) "We can do this, people. We can-"
(Duncan) "Ooh, ooh! Can I give the hero speech this time? I never get to give the hero speech."
(Liam) *sighs*
(Duncan) "We can do this, my friends! We can save the day! And be heroes! Because heroes are awesome! And we are awesome! Don't be afraid. Being afraid is not for heroes, which we are. Being afraid is for...Well, I suppose if it's not for heroes, then it must be for villains. But who are villains afraid of? Oh, I know! Us! The heroes! Um...Nothing can stop us, bring your A-game, a stitch in time saves nine, and don't count your chickens before they're hatched. Heroes rule!"

Jun 22, 2016

"That's the best news we've heard in ages," Frederic said. "Briar is alive."
"I still have a chance to thank her," Liam said softly.
"And we can prove we didn't kill her," Gustav said.
"And I can finally get back that pencil she borrowed," Duncan added.
Everybody stared at him.
"It was a really good pencil," he said.
Gustav shoved him into a garbage can.


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