This book is about 2 kids named Jemmy and prince Brat. Jemmy wants to run away because he is the wipping boy and he gets whipped when ever prince Brat does something bad. When Jemmy was running away, he bummed into prince Brat. Then they went together. When they were in the forest some bad guys called Cutwater and Hold your nose billy. They got Jemmy and prince Brat. Cutwater and Hold your nose billy was holding them hostage. They made Jemmy write a note to the castle, but then prince brat ran away. So they have a two bad guys on their tale.