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The Magic City - E. Nesbit, H.R. Millar
The Magic City
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4.00 65
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781587170249 (1587170248)
Publisher: Chronicle
Pages no: 212
Edition language: English
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B. Morris Allen
B. Morris Allen rated it
I read a fair amount of Edith Nesbit as a child, but hadn't run across this one. About a boy who magically enters a city he had built of odds and ends, this book is reliable, if unexciting Nesbit.The story, and the substory about the boy making friends with his new step-sister, doesn't bring much th...
thomcat rated it
3.0 The Magic City
Read with daughter, she couldn't get into it. Finished it on my own. Rereading it in less than seven months later on might raise the rating a bit :)
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
An unexpectedly lovely book. I’m working through Nesbit because I have only read her major books–The Treasure Seekers, etc. This one is on the fantastical side, but very beautifully written. It’s very predictable, but I felt that it was both of its time and still relevant to a modern audience.
Flying Kick-a-pow!
Flying Kick-a-pow! rated it
I don't really remember what it was about, except for that I read it in, like, first grade and loved it. And I love E. Nesbit, so I'm sure it was amazing.
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Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
The first real book I ever read on my own; "real" in the sense of having a couple of hundred pages, not very many pictures, a plot, and some character development. I remember being puzzled by the switches between the everyday world and the fantasy world, and not understanding what was going on until...
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