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The World Above - Cameron Dokey
The World Above
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Gen and her twin brother, Jack, were raised with their mother's tales of life in the World Above. Gen is skeptical, but adventureous Jack believes the stories--and trades the family cow for magical beans. Their mother rejoices, knowing they can finally return to their royal home.When Jack plants... show more
Gen and her twin brother, Jack, were raised with their mother's tales of life in the World Above. Gen is skeptical, but adventureous Jack believes the stories--and trades the family cow for magical beans. Their mother rejoices, knowing they can finally return to their royal home.When Jack plants the beans and climbs the enchanted stalk, he is captured by the tyrant who now rules the land. Gen sets off to rescue her borther, but danger awaits her in the World Above. For finding Jack may mean losing her heart....
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9781442403376 (1442403373)
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages no: 175
Edition language: English
Series: Once Upon A Time Fairytales
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Twirling Book Princess
Twirling Book Princess rated it
4.0
That was a nice retelling of the jack and the beanstalk story. I liked the twists (he has a twin sister) and also the romance. :)
A Sea of Stars
A Sea of Stars rated it
2.0
2.5 stars. A retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk and Robin Hood.Pretty good. Well written. Good characters. No Insta-love. I was not expecting the Robin Hood tie-in but it was rather a nice addition.The ending was pretty anti-climatic though. Overall, a thoroughly enjoyable addition to the "Once Upo...
The Blair Book Project
The Blair Book Project rated it
3.0 The World Above (Once Upon a Time (Simon Pulse))
When I first saw the World Above [seeing a girl on the cover], which was described as a retelling of “Jack and the Beanstalk,” I thought the retelling was going to go something like this: Jack is really a girl who disguised herself as a boy then went up a beanstalk. Well, I couldn’t be more wrong; m...
Miss Clark
Miss Clark rated it
Not the most brilliant in the series, but not the worst. Combines an original retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk with Robin Hood. Simple, short, sweet. Not strong enough personalities or enough time with the main couple to find their love believable. Still, ok.
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