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Ophelia and the marvelous boy

Karen Foxlee

Ophelia and the marvelous boy

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kings and rulers,
  • Magic,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Museums,
  • Wizards,
  • Kings, queens, rulers,
  • Heroes,
  • Prisoners

  • About the Edition

    Ophelia, a timid eleven-year-old girl grieving her mother, suspends her disbelief in things non-scientific when a boy locked in the museum where her father is working asks her to help him complete an age-old mission.

    Edition Notes

    StatementKaren Foxlee
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.F841223 Oph 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination228 pages
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26884623M
    ISBN 100385753543, 0385753551
    ISBN 109780385753548, 9780385753555
    LC Control Number2013012236
    OCLC/WorldCa841187540


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Ophelia and the Marvellous Boy is one of the best middle grade books I've read for a long time. It's a modern day fairytale, a retelling of the Snow Queen, and is set in a museum in an unidentified country where there's lots of snow and ice cold weather/5.

The marvelous boy wasn’t very marvelous. Ophelia is the one who shines and develops in character. The books recommended age () seems appropriate due to some slightly dark themes and suggested violence but — the plot was so obvious that I don’t think it would challenge a 12 year old.

Enjoyable easy children’s book overall/5(). Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy Paperback – Febru by Karen Foxlee (Author) › Visit Amazon's Karen Foxlee Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Karen /5(). The Marvelous Boy, as he’s called, begs Ophelia to help him stop the Snow Queen before the museum’s Wintertide Clock chimes and the world ends.

Ophelia doesn’t believe the Boy, or in things that can’t be proven by science, but despite her misgivings, she decides to help him on his quest. Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy is set in a museum, but the fantasy nature of the story prevents readers from learning much about the many exhibits mentioned.

Still, Ophelia's careful attention to logic and breaking tasks down step by step is a lesson in how to face difficult challenges.4/5. About Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy “Magic is “messy and dangerous and filled with longing,” we learn in this brave tale of grief, villainy and redemption that borrows from the story of the Snow Queen.

Set in a vast, chilly museum, the tale brings together a valiant girl, a charmed boy, a magical sword and a clock ticking down to the end. Find books like Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy al. On her very first day in the museum Ophelia discovers a boy locked away in a long forgotten room. He is a prisoner of Her Majesty, the Snow Queen.

And he has been waiting for Ophelia's help. As Ophelia embarks on an incredible journey to rescue the boy everything that she believes will be tested. Content Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy is a YA novel by Australian author Karen Foxlee, with illustrations by Yoko Tanaka.

A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen, the novel follows year-old Ophelia Jane Worthington-Whittard as she attempts to rescue a boy trapped in a museum from its sinister curator Miss a and the Marvelous Boy was hailed as a “well.

In Karen Foxlee's Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy, this premise is explored in an original and fantastical manner, as Foxlee deftly borrows and transforms elements from Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen Everyone loves a villainess and young readers will relish the depiction of a modern-day snow queen in the guise of the beautiful Brand: Random House Children's Books.

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On her very first day in the museum Ophelia discovers a boy locked away in a long forgotten room. He is a prisoner of Her Majesty the Snow Queen. And he has been waiting for Ophelia's help. As Ophelia embarks on an incredible journey to rescue the boy everything that she believes will be tested.

Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities The Teacher Store Book Clubs Book Fairs Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy. By Karen Foxlee. Grades. T. Genre. Fiction Unlikely heroine Ophelia Jane Worthington-Whittard doesn't believe in anything that can't be proven by science.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy/5(43). So Ophelia tried to get his attention. The boy heard Ophelia and went to Ophelia and started talking to Ophelia.

After a while Ophelia asked the boy how long he had stayed in the cellar. The boy said 75 years. Then the boy told Ophelia to get a key to get the marvelous boy [that was what the boy was named but wasn’t the boy`s real name] out/5(15).

Exploring the strange, icy, and nearly empty museum, Ophelia discovers the long-imprisoned Marvelous Boy, who recruits her to help him save the world from the Snow Queen; she also turns up a cluster of deadly "misery birds" and a roomful of the ghosts of numerous girls/5(16).

Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Unlikely heroine Ophelia Jane Worthington-Whittard doesn't believe in anything that can't be proven by science.

She and her sister Alice are still grieving for their dead mother when their father takes a job in a strange museum in a city where it always snows. On her very first day in the museum, Ophelia discovers a boy locked away. He is a prisoner of Her Majesty the Snow Queen, and he has /5.

1 minute description of the junior fiction novel Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee. Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy (Book): Foxlee, Karen: Random House, Inc.“Magic is “messy and dangerous and filled with longing,” we learn in this brave tale of grief, villainy and redemption that borrows from the story of the Snow Queen.

Set in a vast, chilly museum, the tale brings together a valiant girl, a charmed boy, a magical sword and a clock ticking down to the end of the world.

Ophelia and The Marvelous Boy Book Author: Karen Foxlee Age Group For This Book: Age Review From: Tipperary Ophelia and the Marvellous Boy is a story based on the fairy tale, Snow Queen.

It is about the same thing, killing the Snow Queen. The difference is the way they do it. Ophelia and her family are going to a museum because her father. Title: Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy Author: Karen Foxlee Genre: Fantasy, Middle Grade Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Publication Date: January 28 Hardcover: Pages A modern-day fairy tale set in a mysterious museum that is perfect for readers of Roald Dahl and Blue Balliett.

Unlikely heroine Ophelia Jane Worthington-Whittard doesn’t believe in anything that. Grieving her mother’s recent death, Ophelia arrives in a snowy “foreign city” with her father and sister.

While her curator father organizes an exhibition of swords, Ophelia wanders the vast museum until she discovers “The Marvelous Boy,” trapped by the Snow Queen for three centuries in a hidden : Karen Foxlee.

Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy is a fantastical fairy tale retelling of the Snow Queen. Although I'm not a fan of the cover art, Karen Foxlee has crafted a beautifully written story of adventure, friendship, magic, and danger for middle grade readers/5(88). Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy is bound to be a favorite for young readers looking for a harrowing adventure full of magic, wonder and a brilliant, plucky heroine.

I highly recommend everyone go out and buy a copy. I also think this would be a great book to read in the classroom. Pick up Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy, you guys. Your inner child. Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy By Karen Foxlee Chapter 1 Before you read the chapter: The antagonist in most novels features the opponent of the main character (the bad guy).

Think back on some of your favorite characters from past novels you have read or movies you’ve seen. Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee Published by Random House LLC on January 28th Pages: Buy on Amazon Goodreads.

A luminous retelling of the Snow Queen, this is the story of unlikely heroine Ophelia Jane Worthington-Whittard who doesn't believe in. Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy Karen Foxlee, illus.

by Yoko Tanaka. Knopf, $ (p) ISBN Audio book sample courtesy of Penguin Random House Audio. Buy this book. That’s the opening line of the book and one that holds true to the very end. After reading Took, I decided to give children’s fiction another go. I was looking for a book that was a mixture of creepy but had elements of magic and Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy certainly delivered.

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Buy the book. Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee. A luminous retelling of the Snow Queen, this is the story of unlikely heroine Ophelia Jane Worthington-Whittard who doesn’t believe in anything that can’t be proven by science.

She and her sister Alice are still grieving for their dead mother when their father takes a job in a. Set in a vast, chilly museum, the tale brings together a valiant girl, a charmed boy, a magical sword and a clock ticking down to the end of the world.”— The Wall Street Journal This is the story of unlikely heroine Ophelia Jane Worthington-Whittard who doesn't believe in anything that can't be proven by science.

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Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy (by Karen Foxlee) was highly recommended by Shannon from Giraffe Days who was struck by the rich imagination and detail of the book. It’s the story of Ophelia, who comes across a strange boy while exploring the museum her father is working at.

Get this from a library. Ophelia and the marvelous boy. [Karen Foxlee] -- This is the story of unlikely heroine Ophelia Jan Worthington-Whittard who doesn't believe in anything that can't be proven by science. She and her sister Alice are still grieving for their dead.

Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy (Book): Foxlee, Karen: Ophelia, a timid eleven-year-old girl grieving her mother, suspends her disbelief in things non-scientific when a boy locked in the museum where her father is working asks her to help him complete an age-old mission.

Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy (eBook): Foxlee, Karen: Ophelia, a timid eleven-year-old girl grieving her mother, suspends her disbelief in things non-scientific when a boy locked in the museum where her father is working asks her to help him complete an age-old mission.

In this book especially, she makes you root for the children (Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy) during their adventures. Overall 4 out of 5 stars. Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy is an interesting adaptation of the fairy tale about the Snow Queen told by Hans Christian Anderson. Ophelia is an eleven-year-old girl who really likes looking at things in a scientific and factual way.4/5(54).

Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy Karen Foxlee's middle-grade novel tells the story of a girl named Ophelia who has traveled to a city where it always snows, only to discover a quest behind a Author: Augusta Scattergood.Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee starting at $ Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy has 5 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same .