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The Real Boy - Erin Mcguire, Anne Ursu
The Real Boy
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Anne Ursu,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by HarperCollins Publishers on 09-24-2013
Anne Ursu,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by HarperCollins Publishers on 09-24-2013
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780062015075 (0062015079)
ASIN: 62015079
Publisher: Walden Pond Press
Pages no: 341
Edition language: English
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Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality!
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality! rated it
3.5 Magic vs. Reality
I loved Breadcrumbs, the first book I read by Anne Ursu. Her writing is amazing, it really draws you in. The friendship between the two main characters in that book was powerful. The same type of friendship is found in The Real Boy, with Callie and Oscar. Oscar is an unusual boy, who most people t...
A Reading Vocation
A Reading Vocation rated it
0.0 A Year in Disney Movies Week 2: Companion Books (Pinocchio) / Book 1/100: Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi
The first book I reviewed this year was Pinocchio, which I read in conjunction with viewing the Disney film for week 2 of my Year in Disney Movies. I wasn't really thrilled with the original story, but there are a couple other takes on it that I liked more. The original: Pinocchio by Carlo C...
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it
4.0 The real is "different"
I had to put a lot of thought into this review. Anne Ursu has done that to me with her last two books. I enjoyed her Cronus Chronicles series and it was novel in that it presents a family with people of mixed racial heritage in a very normal, everyday fashion, and I loved that about the books. Plus,...
A Reading Vocation
A Reading Vocation rated it
4.0 Book 80/100: The Real Boy by Anne Ursu
I liked this book even better than Ursu's critically acclaimed Breadcrumbs, which was a pleasant surprise, especially since the source material (Pinnochio) is less appealing than The Snow Queen was.Although I shelved this book with "retellings," it's really more of an "inspired by" book. There are d...
Suzanne Reads
Suzanne Reads rated it
5.0 The Real Boy
I spent a lot of this book wishing I had even a quarter of Anne Ursu's imagination and talent for writing. I flat out loved the language, the kitties, the main characters, and the magic. Sometimes kids books are kind of preachy, you know, the ones that are supposed to be "good for you" and make you ...
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