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Half Upon a Time - James Riley
Half Upon a Time
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Jack lives in a fantasy world. Really. He's the son of the infamous Jack who stole the magic beans from the giant, and he's working hard to restore his family's reputation. He finds the perfect opportunity when a "princess" lands in front of him, apparently from the land of Punk, as her Punk... show more
Jack lives in a fantasy world. Really. He's the son of the infamous Jack who stole the magic beans from the giant, and he's working hard to restore his family's reputation. He finds the perfect opportunity when a "princess" lands in front of him, apparently from the land of Punk, as her Punk Princess t-shirt implies. May is from our world, and she's utterly confused to find herself in the midst of the fairy tale characters she has read about. But Jack and May have more in common than they realize--and together, they embark on a hilarious and wild adventure in this highly accessible, modern middle grade fantasy novel.Half Upon a Time is the first book in the Half Upon a Time series.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781416995944 (1416995943)
ASIN: 1416995943
Publisher: Aladdin
Pages no: 385
Edition language: English
Series: Half Upon a Time (#1)
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Miss Clark
Miss Clark rated it
This zany, fun fairytales-retold series jumps right into it when May, a young girl from our modern world is plopped into the world where all the fairytales from movies and books took place. Her grandmother was just abducted by a Huntsman and her only option for aid is Jack, son of Jack of Jack and t...
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality!
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality! rated it
4.5 Fractured Fairy Tale...
"Life's no fairy tale for Jack. After all, his father's been missing ever since that incident with the beanstalk and the giant, and his grandfather keeps pushing him to get out and find a princess to rescue. Who'd want to rescue a snobby, entitled princess anyway? Especially one who falls out of the...
Heartless Lyn @ Great Imaginations
Heartless Lyn @ Great Imaginations rated it
3.0
The ending to the story really made the whole book worthwhile.However, I did have some major problems with the story.First, May was not likeable at all. She came across as spoiled and, in my opinion, not worth the trouble. Even though she was a princess, and her aire was a play upon the princess t...
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