Download Epub Format ☆ Carbonel: The King of Cats PDF by ì Barbara Sleigh

Download Epub Format ☆ Carbonel: The King of Cats PDF by ì Barbara Sleigh Very nice ordinary magic story, but it seemed a little too long There was the curious idea of not describing things by saying, I m not going to describe this food just think of the most wonderful meal you can imagine Quite the opposite of Elizabeth Goudge in The Little White Horse Collector s Edition where everything gets described in mouthwatering detail.
Although I gave this a 4 at the time it should probably be lower, as I just read the sequel without remembering this book or the characters in the least.
Jedna od najboljih knjiga za decu koju sam pro itala Nemogu e je ne obo avati gordog, prepametnog, ali odanog i umiljatog Karbonela Krenite u avanturu i eka vas prijateljstvo, lekcije o uzajamnom po tovanju, magija i let do samih zvezda Probajte da ne ostanete tamo I remember this from primary school, junior section so I was about 9 10 the edition above says 2005, but it s close to what I remember would have been 1980 It was so good stuck in my head Must read.
This was a favorite book from my childhood, and it s still excellent 40 years later I just ordered it for my own daughter, who just loves cats We have three Even though she s 15, she still loved reading Carbonel The King of Cats I m so pleased that it s back in print Some children s books are so good that you don t have to be young to enjoy them This is one.

From the 1930s to the 1960s, roughly speaking, there was a golden era of children s literature Many of the authors were British E Nesbit, Arthur Ransome, C S Lewis, J R R Tolkien, Mervyn Peake, and so many and some were American Madeleine L engle Barbara Sleigh belongs to this era, and her Carbonel series is a wonderful trilogy of books about the King of the Cats and his adventures with some British children who through various magical means can understand his language Carbonel is the first of the series In it we meet Carbonel in straightened circumstances, and the children help him regain his throne The plot is straightforward and the jeopardy gentle these books are best for the younger kid set 6 8 or 9 The fun is in the witty presentation of the cat s attitude toward humans, which is often scathing and only occasionally Long before Harry Potter, the Carbonel series captured that same British magical whimsy Carbonel and its sequel were among my favorite books at the library when I was about 9 12 Imagine my delight when this book, originally published in 1955, was re released followed by two sequels I didn t even know it was a trilogy I completed my set, and now I m reading through them from the beginning return return Young Rosemary plans on cleaning houses to make her summer break pass by However, when she buys a ratty broom from an odd old lady at the market, a black cat is thrown into the bargain But this cat is no ordinary cat he is Carbonel, a kidnapped Prince of Royal Blood He has spent his entire life as the witch s minion Rosemary s purchase broke part of the curse, but there is still a spell of Silent Magic that holds h This was a raving good time I loved all of the characters, and it is consistently funny, well written, and action packed I love the way she phrases things, and I also love the way she writes dialog Every character has a unique voice, and most have a funny way of saying things I m so glad this is only the first in a series of 3 novels, because I want to read about Carbonel, Rosemarie and John.
I realize I can t read all the NYRB Classics, so I ve a mind to read all the NYRB Children s books instead, since there are considerably less of them This was only my second in this series, hopefully I ll reach my goal one day Well, don t let them see you Really, Rosemary, you have no ingenuity A number of rather angry replies came into Rosemary s mind at this, but she remembered Napoleon and Charles the Second and swallowed the retorts that came to her lips.
The king of the cats was stolen from his great inheritance by a vain and greedy witch Enslaved to her petty treacheries great and small until he is freed at long last by the fulfillment of a prophecy I loved the simplicity of their magic The foretold three queens are three Queen Victoria farthings It s quirky enough to impress anyone who desperately wants something good to happen but isn t greedy Rosemary was a cool little kid in that way She would have been good to hang out with when you didn t know what to do I always dreaded other kids coming over and invariably put out when my ideas weren t to their taste You w This Is The Story Of A Cat, A Broomstick And An Ordinary Schoolgirl Called Rosemary She Bought Them Both In The Market, Quite Cheaply Of Course, Neither The Cat Nor The Broomstick Were Just What They Seemed, And They Turned Up Just When Rosemary Badly Needed Something Nice To Happen To Her A Good Cat Is Apt To Be Independent, So She Did Not Have Things All Her Own Way, And As Carbonel Proved To Be A Royal Cat In A Very Special Sense, That Was Understandable Between The Cat And The Broomstick, Rosemary Picked Up Some Useful Spells And Magic, And The Adventures They Brought About Turned A Dull Looking Holiday Into One Long To Be Remembered For Its Unexpected Excitements And Rewards

Barbara Sleigh 1906 1982 worked for the BBC Children s Hour and is the author of Carbonel and two sequels The Kingdom of Carbonel and Carbonel and Calidor.