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you avoid that So Follow or Friend me here on GoodReads You ll see my updatesavoid that So Follow or Friend me here on GoodReads You ll see my updates I m reading and now which books I m liking and what I m not finishing and why You ll also be able to utilize my library for looking up titles to see whether and why You ll also be able to utilize my library for looking up titles to see whether book you re thinking about reading next has any objectionable content or not From swear words to romance to bad attitudes in children s books I cover it all I remember this book being read to me by my teacher in 2nd grade and being awed by how awesome and compelling it was Now as a young woman who just picked up this book again years later the magic still has not faded and is just as wonderful as it was all those years agoIf you want to read a book that is very entertaining and will eep you turning the pages this is the book for you I now this boo I think this book is an excellent example of what adults think The Success Secrets Of Brian Tracy - How To Achieve Your Goals And Be Succesful kids SHOULD like in books All the Lessons are very heavy handed and moralistic The main character forever self examines all his mistakes and regrets them earnestly Everything thisid did was earnest There was never a moment of silliness or sarcasm I do not buy that this id is ten No way He comes across as years younger than ten Perhaps a believable "SEVEN I THINK GETTING AN INTERMEDIATE "I think getting an intermediate boy to read this all the way through would be incredibly difficult There is NO humor None I didn t even realize that was possible The sensitive William is forever crying and whining and moping Gag The main character comes off as a real goody goody Dork My guess is that this has not aged well Boys in 1985 must have been very different Can t believe this was chosen for Battle of the Books I just read this to my 2 boys ages 6 4 for a bedtime read I was a little surprised at how much they loved it It s about a boy who has an adventure with a play castle night which come to life It isn t a book you have to edit at all in the reading it s captivating to any little boy who wishes he could be a hero I can t even tell you how fast those turkeys got ready for bed while we were reading this. G model castle and a tin night For uncounted generations Mrs Phillip's family has passed the he. This is one of those childhood books that really STICKS WITH YOU LONG AFTER YOU READ IT IT with you long after you read it It a little dated but still a fantastic story I lost interest at about forty minutes Seemed well written DNF I read this in elementary school and adored it Somebody else described it as being magical and for a id I would agree Castles and Work Your Wardrobe knights and fantasyingdoms the stuff ids dreams are made of I read it again in college for an adolescent lit class and of course as an adult it didn t have the same appeal But hey it wasn t written for adults in the first place so big deal if my grown up mind wasn
T AS HOOKED AS THE CHILDas hooked as the child yesteryear I still give it four stars merely because the first time I read it as a id I really loved it and that s all that matters When a book is hard to put down because you can t guess what will happen next and you re anxious to find out you The Complete Idiots Guide to Starting a Web-Based Business know you re holding a winnerWilliam is finding it very difficult to cope with his nanny moving away and leaving him But when she gives him a parting present an elaborate toy castle and a figurine of anight it not only helps ease the sorrow but eeps him heading up to the attic to discover the castle s enchantmentI was pleasantly impressed with the plot twists loved the story and thought the character development was great I definitely recommend this for family read aloud You can t go wrong with this engaging readCleanliness there is fairy tale magic and a wizard that can cast spells Mentions ale A man mentions wanting female companionship but nothing explains what he means by that A boy "makes a bad decision but regrets and feels sorry about what he did A boy "a bad decision but regrets and feels sorry about what he did A boy t fully trust that his dad will finish the projects he says he will because in the past he hasn t A boy is upset that his nanny will be leaving him and is mean to her takes her things and hides them he gives them back feeling bad about it laterAges 6 12Like my reviews Then you should follow me Because I have hundreds just like this one With each review I provide a Cleanliness Report mentioning any objectionable content I come across so that parents andor conscientious readers like me can determine beforehand whether they When ten year old William's beloved nanny retires to England she entrusts him with a real lookin. I hope I can find another one that captures their attention as much because I ve gotten used to not fighting for bedtime when I remind them about reading So I took a trip back to my elementarymiddle school years with this one I ve read it before in 5th grade but reading it again I think I would recommend it for even younger ids than that It s a pretty good story but the plot is paced a little strangely The book is halfway over before they even go into the but the plot is paced a little strangely The book is halfway over before they even go into the and on their adventure which makes it seem to me like the adventure part moves much uickly than it should I would have liked less of William s whining and self pity and of his self discovery as he went on his adventure other than he went on his adventure Other than my only complaint would be the many many moments in which the story read like an episode of Full House it was rather cheesy in parts but I suppose that is to be expected to an extent with children s books Otherwise it s a pretty solid and rather exciting story for ids I remember reading this as a child though I don t remember if it was for an assignment or on my own It was certainly the type of book I enjoyed then As an adult I can see the elements that appealed to me as a child but I can also see some of the things I wouldn t have considered as a child For one thing though the main character is a boy this is not a book for most boys William is a very sensitive boy
who plays gymnastics and cries periodically the storyplays gymnastics and cries periodically The story mostly about the castle he is given by his departing housekeeper and how William interacts with the housekeeper and the castle Reminicant of the Indian in the Cupboard this features a short travel back to the time of the castle to go on a uest to undo the mistake he made and rescue his new friend This book is suitable for early grades somewhere between 6 10 yrs old though the story is perhaps suitable for children younger then the reading level Remembered this vaguely from my youth picked up and re read Most of what I remembered of the plot was uite inaccurateWasn t sure if DS1 age 8 would like it but he did and has asked for the seuel Hopefully this means that he s getting interested in fantasy my list of suggestions for him is lon. Irlooms down; with rumours of a spell to be broken by the right person A fantastical uest ensues.