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⇖ Beginning reader 〴 Nightbooks kindergarten ⦛ E-Pub Author J A White ⧛

⇖ Beginning reader 〴 Nightbooks kindergarten ⦛ E-Pub Author J A White ⧛ ⇖ Beginning reader 〴 Nightbooks kindergarten ⦛ E-Pub Author J A White ⧛ Gr 46A spine tingling dark fantasy about the power of facing down fears and choosing your own fate Alex loves horror stories, but the night he sets out to destroy his beloved nightbooksnotebooks full of his original taleshe finds himself trapped by a witch in an enchanted apartment Natacha, the capricious witch, requires Alex to tell her one of his horror stories each night, or else As Alex runs out of stories, he enlists the help of the apartment s other trapped occupants, a cautious girl named Yasmin and the witch s begrudging cat, Lenore, to find a way to escape White has crafted a chilling fractured fairy tale mash up of Hansel and Gretel and One Thousand and One Nights The book is full of horror tropes such as bone keys, disappearing rooms, an unhinged but sympathetic villain, and a child eating witch But it s than just a grisly fairy tale Alex and Yasmin are never reduced to caricatures, and they react to their imprisonment in believable and nuanced ways At its heart, it is a coming of age story about kindness and friendship and the importance of choosing to use one s own power for the good of others VERDICT Fans of gloomy fare such as Lemony Snicket s A Series of Unfortunate Events, Adam Gidwitz s Grimm books, or Neil Gaiman s Coraline will find an equally twisting and terrifying tale here An excellent addition to any middle grade collection.Bridgid Gallagher Sauter, The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton CountyAstory that is as spine tingling as it is well written In these Grimm infused pages, Mr White combines folklore, freakiness and fortitude to celebrate the art and enthrallment of storytelling Wall Street Journal A spine tingling dark fantasy about the power of facing down fears and choosing your own fate White has crafted a chilling fractured fairy tale Fans of gloomyfare such as Lemony Snicket, Adam Gidwitz, or Neil Gaiman will find an equally twisting and terrifying tale here School Library Journal starred review In this clever synthesis ofOne Thousand and One Nightsand Hansel and Gretel, a boy captured by a witch must tell a different spooky story every night The blend of folk and fairy tale elements works extremely well Despite the dark premise, the narrative never crosses the line into horror, making it a safe bet for younger readers Publishers Weekly starred review White presents an engrossing and creepy tale thatexplores the storytelling craft, and addresses perceptions of normalcy Interwoven tales will thrill middle grade horror fans A thrilling tale of magic that is just scary enough Kirkus Reviews Nightbooks is another winner from J.A White A creepy, thrilling reinvention of Hansel and Gretel that leaves us both frightened for our hero and also impressed by his resourcefulness J.A White is a fantastic writer and spins a dark fairy tale that will keep kids up all night Soman Chainani, author of The School for Good and Evil Fast paced, deliciously creepy, and a loving tribute to the power of storytelling, NIGHTBOOKS is sure to delight fans of fairy tales, nail biting adventures, and things that go bump in the night Claire Legrand, author of The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls The rewards are huge a thrilling plot, with strong messages of self acceptance, being who you are, being a good friend, and problem solving as well as quite a few short, creepy stories and much discussion of the writers craft and how to make storytelling work for you Common Sense Media Alex must tell a scary story each night, and these stories provide an extra layer of fun and thrills, while never becoming too intense.Nightbooks is sure to please almost any reader, and it might even give them tips on how to craft their own stories along the way BookPage Praise for THE THICKETY 4 The Last Spell Whites fanciful world building is as rich as everseries fans will surely be satisfied by this empowering final installment Booklist This long anticipated finale to the Thickety fantasy series will provide readers with as much excitement, monsters, evil characters, and constant change as they need to stay glued to the page Magic, suspense, and close calls what could be better Kirkus Reviews Night The Night Trilogy, by Elie Wiesel Goodreads He was the author of over books, best known which is Night, a memoir that describes his experiences during Holocaust and imprisonment in several concentration camps awarded Nobel Peace Prize Good Books Cape Cod Good boardbook series designed to celebrate special places young children, ages , can easily relate enjoy with families Nightbooks Book Review commonsensemedia Witch holds kids captive creepy but sweet fantasy tale Read Common Sense Media s Nightbooks review, age rating, parents guide Macmillan first published Yiddish selected for Oprah Club continues be an important reminder man capacity evil For literary human rights 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    • Nightbooks
    • 4.1
    • 387
    • Hardcover
    • 304 pages
    • J A White
    • English
    • 20 June 2016

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