Tuesdays at the Castle
Tuesdays at Castle Glower are Princess Celie's favorite days. That's because on Tuesdays the castle adds a new room, a turret, or sometimes even an entire wing. No one ever knows what the castle will do next, and no one-other than Celie, that is-takes the time to map out the new additions. But... show more
Tuesdays at Castle Glower are Princess Celie's favorite days. That's because on Tuesdays the castle adds a new room, a turret, or sometimes even an entire wing. No one ever knows what the castle will do next, and no one-other than Celie, that is-takes the time to map out the new additions. But when King and Queen Glower are ambushed and their fate is unknown, it's up to Celie, with her secret knowledge of the castle's never-ending twists and turns, to protect their home and save their kingdom. This delightful book from a fan- and bookseller-favorite kicks off a brand-new series sure to become a modern classic.
Publish date: October 25th 2011
Pages no: 254
Edition language: English
Series: Castle Glower (#1)
Meet the castle that can build itself... and the children who will do anything to defend it. -from the back cover Whenever Castle Glower became bored, it would grow a new room or two. - first sentence Castle Glower picked kings based on some other criteria all its own... Legend had it that the C...
This was going to be a high three stars for me, but the ending really sold me. It was edge-of-your-seat exciting, and also sweet, and also made me choke up just a little bit. And it was enough to tip me into four-star territory.I LOVE the idea of a sentient castle, which is what drew me to this book...
This is a charming book, and I enjoyed it very much. I loved everything about it: its cute cover, its fast-moving plotline, and its enchanting, inventive protagonist, eleven-year-old Princess Celie. I regret that I don’t belong to the book’s target audience – middle grade school children – any longe...
This is one of those books that makes me wish I had a teleport to deliver it to younger Maureen. I would have LOVED it at a certain age. As an adult reader, I found it a bit unsatisfying, although I appreciated the sibling relationships and loved the way the castle was a character in its own right.
Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George proves that middle-grade doesn’t mean dumbed-down adult stories. Tuesdays at the Castle is a marvelously enjoyable read for adults as well, with a fun new take on the living castle and four excellent royal children to save the day. I had such a fun time r...