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Griffin's Castle - Jenny Nimmo
Griffin's Castle
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Lonely and friendless from constantly moving, Dinah finds herself wishing the animal statues protecting a nearby Welsh castle would keep her company. Suddenly, to Dinah's delight, the stone animals start to magically spring from the walls and follow her home. But when the animals refuse to let... show more
Lonely and friendless from constantly moving, Dinah finds herself wishing the animal statues protecting a nearby Welsh castle would keep her company. Suddenly, to Dinah's delight, the stone animals start to magically spring from the walls and follow her home. But when the animals refuse to let Dinah leave her house, she quickly realizes that these mysterious creatures aren't rescuing her, they're imprisoning her. . . .Jenny Nimmo is the author of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling Charlie Bone series as well as the award-winning Magician's Trilogy, all published by Orchard Books. After its original publication, GRIFFIN'S CASTLE was short listed for the Smarties Prize, the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Award, and the W.H. Smith's Mind Boggling Award. She lives with her husband in an old mill in Wales.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780439025546 (0439025540)
Publisher: Orchard Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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The Book High
The Book High rated it
Bought on a lark while at the Scholastic warehouse searching for holiday gifts for my students. I had several students say that their favorite genre was mystery, and as that's never been one of MY favorites, I ended up buying just about anything that sounded vaguely mystery-like and interesting.Thi...
vmkids
vmkids rated it
2.0 Griffin's Castle
I am a big fan of Nimmo but this book just left me disappointed. I love the way she write but the story just seemed way to forced and lacked the charm in her other books. Would recommend Charlie Bone to see her true talent.
EricaO
EricaO rated it
2.0 Griffin's Castle
I'm not sure what I think of this book. It seems incomplete. I didn't love or even feel for any of the characters. I thought I should have felt a sort of kinship with Dinah who believes the crumbling house where she temporarily resides is alive and projecting its former glory for her to see...and wh...
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