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A recording I am sure to revisit, and recommend to everyone. Fiver could sense danger.
After losing her parents, young Mary Lennox is sent from India to live in her uncle's gloomy mansion on the wild English moors.
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As a matter of fact, I didn’t want it to end, and wished to listen to a great deal more of the tale of the rats.
Stranded together on a desert island, boy and stallion develop a deep and wonderful understanding.
They're 8 and 11, not native speakers (though quite fluent by now), and the three of us thoroughly enjoyed this book, absolutely loved it. Richard Atwater,
The narrator reads well with no strange pronunciations or annoying inflections. The first half is more about Mrs. Frisby and what she goes through to save one of her sick children.
And so the doughty young Labrador retriever, the roguish bull terrier and the indomitable Siamese set out through the Canadian wilderness.
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In my opinion you won't be sorry.
But the slowness will put some off.As an adult I appreciate the fact that the book is about a parent that is sacrificing to save her children instead of the standard children’s book that is about children needing to take care of themselves because the adults around them are unable to protect them.originally posted on my blog Bookwi.se.
This is one of our favorites.
Stanley Yelnats isn't so surprised when a miscarriage of justice sends him to a juvenile detention center.
They accomplish this without preaching.IT IS EASY TO UNLOCK A DOOR WHEN YOU HAVE THE KEYWhat kept this from getting the fifth star from me was the serendipity.
The 1938 classic tells the story of Mr. Popper, the small-town housepainter who dreamed of exploring Antarctic regions, and Captain Cook, the redoubtable penguin who turned Mr. Popper's world upside down. The characters are well rounded and when completed you want to know what happens next.
They have a warm winter house in the garden field where food is abundant, even if it is monotonous. Yet I continued, and after a couple more attempts, reading gradually initially before bedtime, I obtained the kids interested in the story.
Actually great literature in the guise of a children's book.
Some evenings, we simply reviewed it out to them.
Somewhere along the way, Milo realizes something astonishing. Daniel as well as I both substantially appreciated the story as did Kile too. Kerry Beyer, By:
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My other half did not back me up on this at first, either. Then Mary uncovers an old key in a flowerbed - and a gust of magic leads her to the hidden door.
For me the whole story is entertaining whilst being an insight into an aspect of life that we, as humans, seem to have forgotten.
It's read with such passion and love.
I have given the story full marks because it can appeal to all ages.
When 10-year-old India Opal Buloni moves to Naomi, Florida, with her preacher father, she doesn't know what to expect. E.B.