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Oliver and the Seawigs - Community Reviews back

by Philip Reeve, Sarah McIntyre
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By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it 7 years ago
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Oliver and his explorer parents return home only for his parents to be taken out to sea by things that look like islands but move. Oliver heads off to rescue them. It’s all very silly, in a way that will probably appeal to some kids. There’s just not much meat here, though.
Manga Maniac Cafe
Manga Maniac Cafe rated it 7 years ago
4.5 starsVery cute read about a brave boy who has to save his parents from the impossible mess they've got themselves into. The whimsical illustrations fit this lighthearted perfectly. Recommended for reluctant readers.
bookshores
bookshores rated it 7 years ago
Oliver and the Seawigs is a truly charming and enchanting read. The art is captivating, the story is lively and fun, and the conclusion satisfying. Can I time-travel back to when I was eight and read this again? the plot: Ten year-old Oliver is happy his parents have finally decided to settle down...
Diamond Dee Loves to Read
Diamond Dee Loves to Read rated it 7 years ago
I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review."‘No, this is a completely different place," said Iris. "It's called the Sarcastic Sea, and sailors fear it because the weed keeps making horrid, hurtful comments about them.'"This was an incredibly adorable book. Whe...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it 7 years ago
What a terrific tale this was with seawigs, merpeople, giants and a little boy named Oliver. This would be a wonderful bedtime story or read aloud and its one of those stories that can be read again and again. Oliver and his parents have lived the life of explorers and they have explored everything....
Ryan DeJonghe - The Avid Reader
Ryan DeJonghe - The Avid Reader rated it 7 years ago
This is the best children’s book I’ve read since Neil Gaiman’s FORTUNATELY, THE MILK. Actually, I’d put it right up there with that one for imagination and sheer fun. I don’t know if Philip Reeve’s books are all written this well (it looks like the other books are tailored for a little older crowed)...
ashwednesday
ashwednesday rated it 7 years ago
And then all of a sudden, there were too many monkeys. I’m half-tempted to review this with Near-sighted mermaid! Talking Islands! Sarcastic Weeds! SEA MONKEYS! and leave it at that. Because really, if those things wouldn’t perk your interest then I cannot do much else. Also, I’m feeling a little o...
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