The Magicians Elephant

The Magicians Elephant In A Highly Awaited New Novel, Kate DiCamillo Conjures A Haunting Fable About Trusting The Unexpected And Making The Extraordinary Come True.What If Why Not Could It Be When A Fortuneteller S Tent Appears In The Market Square Of The City Of Baltese, Orphan Peter Augustus Duchene Knows The Questions That He Needs To Ask Does His Sister Still Live And If So, How Can He Find Her The Fortuneteller S Mysterious Answer An Elephant An Elephant Will Lead Him There Sets Off A Chain Of Events So Remarkable, So Impossible, That You Will Hardly Dare To Believe It S True With Atmospheric Illustrations By Fine Artist Yoko Tanaka, Here Is A Dreamlike And Captivating Tale That Could Only Be Narrated By Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo In This Timeless Fable, She Evokes The Largest Of Themes Hope And Belonging, Desire And Compassion With The Lightness Of A Magician S Touch. good story before go to sleep This book was like eating cr me br l e, with the satisfaction of breaking the burnt sugar spine to eat the warm and sweet center It would be perfect to have it read aloud while you fall asleep to falling snow Favorite Quote Magic is always impossibleIt begins with the impossible and ends with the impossible and is impossible in between That is why it is magic It is a bad thing to have love and nowhere to put it He had been so lonely, so desperately, hopelessly lonely for so long He mig This book was like eating cr me br l e, with the satisfaction of breaking the burnt sugar spine to eat the warm and sweet center It would be perfect to have it read aloud while you fall asleep to falling snow Favorite Quote Magic is always impossibleIt begins with the impossible and ends with the impossible and is impossible in between That is why it is magic It is a bad thing to have love and nowhere to put it He had been so lonely, so desperately, hopelessly lonely for so long He might very well s
Kate DiCamillo has a unique voice This is my 6th book from her and I don t think I can compare her to any other author The way she thinks it s different and unexpected, but in a good way This is the story of a little boy who tries to find his sister with the help of other characters, including a peculiar, magical elephant Except, whil
A charming story of love and hope, The Magician s Elephant was a delightful surprise I can t recall who recommended it to me, but if I could remember, I d thank them I loved the writing, the descriptions, and most of all, the story of a little boy and love Absolutely wonderful, and just begging to be read aloud to the children in your life Now I m off to read all of DiCamillo s books, to see if I adore them just as much I haven t read this much children s lit since I was in elementary schoo A charming story of love and hope, The Magician s Elephant was a delightful surprise I can t recall who recommended it to me, but if I could remember, I d thank them I loved the writing, the descriptions, and most of all, the story of a little boy and l
Part of me wants to say I loved this book, that it verges on Trumpet of the Swan or Jane Langton territory, and part of me is afraid I ve been sucked into the next Jonathan Livingston Seagull or Kahlil Gibran I finally put my finger on what this book reminds me of The Polar Express And that s perfect, because I can never decide about that book, either I think the prose is very lovely, and I don t always go for lovely prose, but this is funny, too There s humor and pathos both in the contin Part of me wants to say I loved this book, that it verges on Trumpet of the Swan or Jane Langton territory, and part of me is afraid I ve been sucked into the next Jonathan Livingston Seagull or Kahlil Gibran I finally put my finger on what this book reminds me of The Polar Express And that s perfect, because I can never decide about that book, either I think the prose is very lovely, and I don t always go for lovely prose, but this is funny, too There s humor and pathos both in the continually repeated lines, like I intended only lilies.I have no idea whether I would have liked this as a kid I have no idea whether kids will like it now But I like it now It evokes art to me that isn t as pretentious as it sounds, or at least I hope it isn t, but I was an art history major and it s how I think Impressionist in style and setting and mood
An odd little fairy tale about, yes, an elephant But also love, and truth, and hope A boy and his sister A policeman A countess A magician And others who are affected by the elephant s sudden, magical appearance Beautifully illustrated in a way that added evento the hushed quality of the book. This is my first Kate DiCamillo book and it has made a deep impression on me The best children s books work on an adult level as well This one is the best I have read in a long while She writes beautifully, and her characters havedepth than you would expect The plot falls into place as a small boy squanders his guardian s money on getting his fortune read When he hears that a elephant will take him to his sister who he has been told died at birth he struggles with what is true and This is my first Kate DiCamillo book and it has made a deep impression on me The best children s books work on an adult level as well This one is the best I have read in a long while She writes beautifully, and her characters havedepth than you would expect The plot f
Profound, dreary and dreamy all at once, The Magician s Elephant is a magical story of questions left unanswered and the power of hope. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I ve been a steady fan of DiCamillo s past work but was disappointed with The Magician s Elephant The story is about a boy, Peter Augustus Duchene, who, on the way to buy fish and bread, spends his guardian s coin on a visit to a fo
Wow, Reader, if you make up your mind about what to read purchase borrow at your library from these reviews, then pay attention to this one I keep wondering, with each new book, Can Kate DiCamillo really do it again Can she possibly make the magic again And the answer is always a resounding YES I do not recall the last time I actually wept while reading a book, but I not only did while reading this one, I even know the page number that brought it about but you have to weep on your own t Wow, Reader, if you make up your mind about what to read purchase borrow at your library from these reviews, then pay attention to this one I keep wondering, with each new book, Can Kate DiCamillo really do it again Can she possibly make the magic again And the answer is always a resounding YES I do not recall the last time I actually wept while reading a book, but I not only did while reading this one, I even know the page number that brought it about but you have to weep on your own timetable, not someone else s What amazes me is how the author actually includes, among all the magic, all the wonder, the dreams, the hopes, the heartaches, she actually works in there the practical means for dealing with those dark nights of the soul, which, dreadfully, each young reader will probably face some day When the hero is at his lowest ebb, she has him look his terrible loss head on, dead on and he faces it, and grows stronger Also, nea

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  • Hardcover
  • 201 pages
  • The Magicians Elephant
  • Kate DiCamillo
  • English
  • 19 June 2018
  • 0763644102