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The Book of Story Beginnings

The Book of Story Beginnings

  • Title: The Book of Story Beginnings
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  • ISBN : 9780763626099
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 360 pages


Kristin Kladstrup s wonderfully transporting fantasy featuring a ship full of orphaned pirate children, a pair of warring royals, and plenty of magic potions is sure to thrill all those who dare turn its pages.Oscar Martin was fourteen when he mysteriously disappeared from his Iowa farmhouse home in June 1914 His sister claimed Oscar had rowed out to sea but how was Kristin Kladstrup s wonderfully transporting fantasy featuring a ship full of orphaned pirate children, a pair of warring royals, and plenty of magic potions is sure to thrill all those who dare turn its pages.Oscar Martin was fourteen when he mysteriously disappeared from his Iowa farmhouse home in June 1914 His sister claimed Oscar had rowed out to sea but how was that possible There is no ocean in Iowa When, nearly a century later, Lucy Martin and her parents move from their city apartment to that same farmhouse in Iowa, it is not long before Lucy discovers the strange and dangerous BOOK OF STORY BEGININGS And it s not long before Oscar reappears in a bizarre turn of events that sends the two distant relatives on a perilous journey to save Lucy s father This remarkable debut fantasy novel is a thrilling page turner as well as a tribute to the writer s craft


Author Kristin Kladstrup

Kristin Kladstrup is the author of the middle grade novel THE BOOK OF STORY BEGINNINGS and the picture book THE GINGERBREAD PIRATES She lives near Boston, Massachusetts.




The Book of Story Beginnings Reviews (31)

  • This is a wonderful book for a young reader around 10 11 years old I really enjoyed the feel of the book it reminded me of Chronicles of Narnia, The Wizard of Oz the movie , and Inkheart The title is a bit ironic since I felt like the beginning of the story really sucked me in while the end was a li [..]

  • I started it in October 2011, lost interest and then reread it this time finishing in April 2012.The beginning chapter or so was ok It just got boring though I loved the premise, but it wasn t well executed Neither main character was interesting to me, and the action felt pointless.I guess it wasn t [..]

  • I enjoyed reading this book, it is about Lucy and her family moving to a new home and then she discovers a magical book that belonged to her great Aunt Lavonne that Oscar used to go to a different world Then Lucy starts going on adventure trying to get Oscar back It s a very interesting book to read [..]

  • My daughter I started reading this book together, and we couldn t put it down for about the first third of the book But the middle slowed way down and my daughter lost interest and finally asked if we could stop reading I finished the book on my own Great beginning, slow middle, decent ending. [..]

  • Lucy loves her life in New York, so when her parents say that they are moving to Iowa, she is very disappointed She s going to move into her old aunt s house Her aunt had recently died, but while she was alive she was very much into magic She had believed that her older brother Oscar had vanished be [..]

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