A Tale of Highly Unusual Magic

By PAPADEMETRIOU, Lisa

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9780062371218
Publisher
HarperCollins


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on September 1, 2015  |  Middle Grade

Gr 4–7—A single narrator, using alternating chapters, tells the tale of two 12-year-old girls, each of whom has a strange experience with a magical book. Kai is visiting her unusual but lovable great-aunt Lavinia in Texas for the summer, and Leila is spending her summer in Pakistan, her father's birthplace. While unpacking in the guest room, Kai finds an old book titled The Exquisite Corpse. Excited to read it, she is disappointed that it contains an odd introduction and only one line of handwritten text: the name Ralph T. Flabbergast. Guided by some strange intuition, ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on April 1, 2016

Through destiny--not luck--Kai, visiting her great-aunt in Texas, and Leila, on a family trip to Pakistan, find the same mysteriou...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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