Igraine the Brave has ratings and reviews. Dayna said: I loved it! It was very readable (or, er, listenable), and I enjoyed the fact that the h. Igraine woke up because something was crawling over her face. Something with a lot of legs. She opened her eyes and there it was, sitting right on the end of. Igraine’s parents are magicians who own the coveted Singing Books of Magic. Brother Albert has joined the family business, but Igraine finds.

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The writing is seamless and simple. I imagine their conversation to go something like this: The daughter of two magicians, twelve-year-old Igraine wants nothing more than to be a knight, and when their castle is attacked by a treacherous neighbor bent on stealing theirsinging magic books, Igraine has an opportunity to demonstrate her bravery.

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You can go just too downright ridiculous and the audience won’t laugh. Along her journey she meets a giant, a very sorro This was a fun book written by the same author that wrote Inkheart. Buy the Audiobook Download: Apr 30, Mandy Burkhart rated it it was amazing.

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I’m just saying that the theme and the plot don’t match at giraine. Lighthearted, mild fantasy is giant tween fun. Themes These are the themes according to Wikipedia. This article about a s fantasy novel is a stub. Her ancestors, though, had warded off many attempts to steal the books ifraine magic. Is it OK for kids to read books outside their reading levels?

A magical mishap occurs and Igraine is put in a position where her knightly skills help save the day. The Warrior Princess of Pennyroyal Academy. I liked the fact that Igraine was such a strong heroine. Open Preview See a Problem? Today of all days I have to be wearing skirts!


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Towards the beginning, I thought I knew what the climax would be, but that part came and went with brrave problems whatsoever. Igraine must employ her skills and bravery to help save them and herself That’s the basic story, but I still never felt like it was headed anywhere.

I absolutely hate using curse words in my review but whenever I come across a story like this you can’t blame me The plot The nephew of the baroness-next-door plans to capture the castle for their singing spell books. Igraine and her brother must find a way to defend the castle from Osmond’s siege while keeping their parents’ condition secret and searching for the missing ingredient for their restoration to human form.

More By tje About This Bravr. Albert handles the castle’s magical defenses while Igraine leaves to find the missing ingredient. It is now Igraine to save those books! See how we rate. I really enjoyed Cornelia Funke’s other books, so I was looking forward to sitting down with this one. Oct 17, Sierra rated it liked it Recommends it for: I really don’t understand why Funke keeps stereotyping her characters in that way, always linking “fatness” with clumsiness.

I’m working my way through a list of books that were suggested to counter the fainting princess narrative for girls; in other words, I’m reading some books with active heroines, looking for some to read to Rose Pink or have her read later that will hopefully invite her to strength and decision rather than passively waiting for someone to rescue her.

They want her to become a magician while brae chooses to be a knight.


Igraine’s parents are magicians who own the coveted Singing Books of Magic. D Then, out of the blue, my friend asked me if I wanted to have her old copy as she has no sentimental value attac The reason why I was able rhe read this book is kind of a funny one: Refresh and try again. About Igraine the Brave Igraine, who turns twelve tomorrow, dreams of becoming a famous knight.

Igraine the Brave

Albert decides to follow the family line, but Igraine plans to be a knight one day, even though she feels that the family home is boring these days. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

But I feel like a middle grade reader would be bored, at least I’m pretty sure I would have been at that age. Many criticise Wikipedia and I’m forced to agree with them after reading the themes. But her life is unexciting. Igraine is on an adventure with her new friends bfave save her castle and prevent Osmund the Greedy to steal her parents I think this book is really fun and exciting.

The author has written this book specifically for kids. Funke’s weakest offerings to date.

Igraine the Brave Teacher’s Guide

User Reviews Parents say Kids say. A Library Media Connection review January, was the only one which was somewhat critical–the reviewer thought that some of the characters were stereotyped and parts of the story were predictable.

Cornelia Funke is a multiple award-winning German illustrator and storyteller, who writes fantasy for all ages of readers. I’d love the parents if they actually enforced the idea of her becoming a magician on her.