Trina Schart Hyman
Birth date: April 08, 1939
Died: November 19, 2004
Trina Schart Hyman's Books
AR: 4.6 Grade Level: K-2nd Summary: The Fortune Tellers is about a carpenter who thought his life would stay the same. So he often wondered, hmmm. What will my fortune hold? He then goes to a fortune teller to see what his fortune is, which eventually comes true. Idea: The Fortune Tellers introduces...
Childhood favorite. Definitely some strange parts—I recall mention of a fairy orgy—but the story itself is so magical and enticing, that it's difficult to feel anything except love for it. Will always be one of my favorites.
I read this book as a kid and rereading I find it creepy that all these people listen to Torr as he sings alone in the woods.
I read this so many times growing up. 'Among the Dolls' is a Prince among the dolls come alive and ruin your life books, of which there are more than a few. What surprised me about reading this now was how short 'Among the Dolls' is. This book looms large in my memories, and I was an even more vorac...