The Prince and the Pauper
NoteseBook - 1980
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Take a journey into old London with CliffsNotes on The Prince and the Pauper as two boys — one the heir to the throne of England and the other the unloved son of a beggar and thief — trade clothes for an afternoon and, as a result, they trade lives as well.
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