So You Want to Be a Wizard
Long before wizards were a fixture on the bestseller lists, Kit and Nita were working magic with readers of all ages. In honor of the twentieth anniversary of the Young Wizards series, So You Want to Be a Wizard is now available in a deluxe hardcover edition, featuring a new afterword from Diane... show more
Long before wizards were a fixture on the bestseller lists, Kit and Nita were working magic with readers of all ages. In honor of the twentieth anniversary of the Young Wizards series, So You Want to Be a Wizard is now available in a deluxe hardcover edition, featuring a new afterword from Diane Duane as well as the hard-to-find Kit and Nita short story "Uptown Local."
Publish date: July 1st 2003
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Series: Young Wizards (#1)
What first attracted me to The Young Wizards Series wasn’t the magic system, though I have to admit it is pretty amazing, but the characters. In the first book, So You Want to Be a Wizard, Kit and Nita are two teenagers who took on a great deal of responsibility without quite realizing the consequen...
Contemporry urban fantasy for kids, starring two 12-year-olds living on Long Island. Well who doesn't want to discover a book they've never seen before at the library, one that tells you all about careers in wizarding?It's a cool idea, and I really enjoyed reading it, but in some way I can't explain...
The book reminded me a lot of A Wrinkle in Time. There was a lot of ‘science’ in the book. I was surprised at how dense in made the reading. I had a really hard time getting past the fantasy of the book. It’s not that it was bad because it wasn’t at all. It just wasn’t my type of magic or fantasy so...
A great fantasy series. I love the magic system. It's so believable and plausible and fits so seamlessly into the real world. And I really enjoy Kit and Nita and the friendship they develop.
Meh. I wanted to like this book a lot more than I actually did. I think that I failed to really connect with the characters because everything was so ... scientific. The "magic" was explained using all sorts of very geeky garble. Usually I like geeky stuff, don't get me wrong. I consider myself smar...