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The Skull of Truth: A Magic Shop Book (Magic Shop Books)

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I love the Magic Shop series. It's wonderful for the middle reader, as well as an adult reading out loud to a child (or just for themselves). The Skull of Truth introduces Yorick (yes, of Hamlet fame). Ever wonder what happened to him after the soliloquy? Well, he ended up in Mr. Elive's magic shop of course. And, boy oh boy-howdy, does Yorick have a lot to say about himself and Shakespeare. What a great way to introduce a youngster to Shakespeare!
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Publisher Comments:

HOLD ON TO YOUR SKULL!

When Charlie Eggleston stumbles into Mr. Elive's mysterious magic shop, he's looking for a phone so he can call his parents.

What he finds is a wise-cracking skull that leads him into the adventure of a lifetime. Along the way, Charlie will learn some unexpected lessons about truth, love, friendship, and bad haircuts.

And what he finds at the end of his journey, not even the Skull of Truth could have anticipated.

Synopsis:

Charles Eggleston stumbles into Mr. Elives mysterious magic shop, and finds a wise-cracking skull that leads him into the adventure of a lifetime. Honest!

Synopsis:

HOLD ON TO YOUR SKULL!

When Charlie Eggleston stumbles into Mr. Elive's mysterious magic shop, he's looking for a phone so he can call his parents.

What he finds is a wise-cracking skull that leads him into the adventure of a lifetime. Along the way, Charlie will learn some unexpected lessons about truth, love, friendship, and bad haircuts.

And what he finds at the end of his journey, not even the Skull of Truth could have anticipated.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671023430
Subtitle:
A Magic Shop Book
Author:
Lippincott, Gary A.
Author:
Coville, Bruce
Author:
Lippincott, Gary A.
Publisher:
Aladdin
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
Honesty
Subject:
Friendship -- Fiction.
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Magic Shop Books (Paperback)
Publication Date:
19990101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.84x5.20x.57 in. .30 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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Product details 208 pages Aladdin Paperbacks - English 9780671023430 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

I love the Magic Shop series. It's wonderful for the middle reader, as well as an adult reading out loud to a child (or just for themselves). The Skull of Truth introduces Yorick (yes, of Hamlet fame). Ever wonder what happened to him after the soliloquy? Well, he ended up in Mr. Elive's magic shop of course. And, boy oh boy-howdy, does Yorick have a lot to say about himself and Shakespeare. What a great way to introduce a youngster to Shakespeare!

"Synopsis" by , Charles Eggleston stumbles into Mr. Elives mysterious magic shop, and finds a wise-cracking skull that leads him into the adventure of a lifetime. Honest!
"Synopsis" by ,

HOLD ON TO YOUR SKULL!

When Charlie Eggleston stumbles into Mr. Elive's mysterious magic shop, he's looking for a phone so he can call his parents.

What he finds is a wise-cracking skull that leads him into the adventure of a lifetime. Along the way, Charlie will learn some unexpected lessons about truth, love, friendship, and bad haircuts.

And what he finds at the end of his journey, not even the Skull of Truth could have anticipated.

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