If I Have a Wicked Stepmother, Where's My Prince?
Mrs. McBloom, clean up your room!"For nearly fifty years, that's been the refrain of janitors, principals, and students who enter the chaos of Room Five. Now the beloved Mrs. McBloom-who has taught nearly everyone in the town of Up Yonder, even Principal Pumpernickel-is about to retire. ... show more
Mrs. McBloom, clean up your room!"For nearly fifty years, that's been the refrain of janitors, principals, and students who enter the chaos of Room Five. Now the beloved Mrs. McBloom-who has taught nearly everyone in the town of Up Yonder, even Principal Pumpernickel-is about to retire. Finally, she must clean up her classroom.But where to begin? Years of science experiments have left all kinds of critters hoppin' and cluckin' and flyin' around. Giant sunflowers droop over desks; vines with fat green beans climb the walls; and a full-grown apple tree grows smack-dab in the middle of the floor. There are more books stacked in Room Five than in the Up Yonder Library. And who knows what else lurks in the piles of papers or the lost-and-found box?
Publish date: September 1st 2005
Pages no: 283
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Realistic Fiction
, Fairy Tales
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
“If I have a wicked stepmother, Where is my Prince?” è rimasto a languire nella libreria per lungo tempo, lo avevo richiesto perchè questa delle fiabe trasposte in chiave moderna è un’idea che mi affascina molto. Nell’attesa di leggere i libri in uscita a gennaio, e prima che mi scadesse il galley e...
Fairytale retellings are definitely my cup of tea. I like having the pleasure of reading a story that takes a popular tale and reinterprets it in a way that's fresh and unique, though it might take cues (whether subtle or overt) from the original tale in spurts. That said, "If I have a Wicked Step...
Well, the "voice" of the narrator is fairly realistic and immediate, but not all that relatable. She annoyed me more than anything else. The best parts had to do with Lucy dealing with her Dad and new step-family, which were also the most humorous and heartfelt in my opinion. Her quest for a prince ...