eBook The Great Good Thing download
by Roderick Townley
Author: Roderick Townley
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing; First Edition edition (2003)
ePub: 1107 kb
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Category: Children's Books
Subcategory: Science Fiction and Fantasy
After reading A Great Good Thing, which Santa delivered to my nine-year-old daughter for Christmas, I was not surprised at all to read on the dust jacket that the author is also a poet.
After reading A Great Good Thing, which Santa delivered to my nine-year-old daughter for Christmas, I was not surprised at all to read on the dust jacket that the author is also a poet. Even though the story is far-fetched, the emotions run true. Like so many of the best children's books, this story satisfies different audiences at different levels. At one level, it is a tale of adventure and humor and friendship.
Roderick Townley’s most popular book is The Great Good Thing (The Sylvie Cycle, #1).
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The Great Good Thing book. What's most interesting here is the concept. Townley sets a difficult task for himself. He must maintain the integrity of the storybook world-lights must go on when the book covers close, and one-dimensional characters must still show some life-and at the same time, integrate the storybook characters into the "real" world. He mostly succeeds, but even when he doesn't, it's fun to watch him try.
I tossed ‘The Great Good Thing’ onto my pile because it called to me, but I don't know wh.
I tossed ‘The Great Good Thing’ onto my pile because it called to me, but I don't know why. I didn't recognize the author; the book was obviously used. it along on a car trip from Illinois to Colorado simply because it wouldn't take up much space. As we crossed the line from Nebraska to CO I began to cry, causing my husband to become quite concerned.
A deliciously quirky tale of secrets, magic, and illusions. Roderic Townley spins a deliciously spooky tale of one girl's journey to discover what's real and what is simply an illusion. Everything is in place: the packed theater, the Amazing Thummel, and, center stage, the magician's mysterious assistant. Some have called her the most beautiful woman in Europe.
The Great Good Thing is not aimed at mass consumption; it is a book waiting for the right reader. When it is opened the characters will drop whatever they are doing and converge on page 3, ready to begin. Authors do not create readers, they create books. Readers create themselves. Children and teenagers.
Roderick Townley has written ten books of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and literary criticism. He has two children, Jesse and Grace, and is married to poet Wyatt Townley.
The Great Good Thing, Townley Roderick. 2002 Язык: ENG Размер: 1. 5 x 1. 5 x . 5 cm Поставляется из: США.
Contact Roderick Townley on Messenger. Filled with surprise and magnanimous wisdom, THE GREAT GOOD THING is a marvelous invocation of the power of books to transcend time and pass enchantments across generations. See actions taken by the people who manage and post content. If you’ve never read TGGT, you’ve got a wonderful thing coming. It started out as a bedtime story for me, and has become part of who I am and why I’m here.
Roderick Townley has written a book for every age, everywhere. I immediately surrendered to the incredible charm of this novel, and was transported into a story that resonated through my adult mind and on into one of a delighted child who had longed for a tale of this caliber.