7 edition of Magic or Not? (Odyssey Classic) found in the catalog.
by Harcourt Childrens Books (J)
Written in English
|Contributions||N.M. Bodecker (Illustrator)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||190|
**Description from Amazon: When is magic not magic? Laura is a girl who goes out of her way to find adventure. So when her family moves to a house with a well in the yard—a wishing well, according to Lydia, Laura’s opinionated, horse-mad, outrageous new neighbor—Laura is all too willing to make a wish and see what happens. Plenty happens. The Wind Dancers—Kona, Brisa, Sumatra, and Sirocco—are back with four more full-color illustrated titles sure to delight the imaginations of horse-loving little girls everywhere. Wanting to be loved the way real, big horses are, the Wind Dancers carelessly wish away their magic. Now they have to act all grown up (and do things that regular horses do, like go to the vet, and put on Author: Sibley Miller.
Magic or not?/by Edward Eager; illustrated by N. M. Bodecker. p. cm. "An Odyssey/Harcourt Young Classic." Sequel: The well-wishers. Summary: When the family moves to Connecticut, twins James and Laura make new friends and begin a series of unusual adventures after discovering an old well that seems to be magic in their backyard. [1. Magic. Magic or Not? by Edward Eager My rating: 4 of 5 stars I loved rereading this children's classic! When twins Laura and James move to the country, they find an old wishing well, and begin to test the magic waters with their wishes. The wishes seem to come true, but in such regular, mundane ways.
The magic is not magic at all, but just our godlike powers of doing good and helping other people. This book is a great way to get your children to do right. Start out with "Half Magic,' and teach you children that magic, along with everything else, has rules. Then introduce them to this series of books, which teaches that magic is just us Reviews: 6. The OED does not make clear when to use magic and when there are one or two pointers. Where the meaning is the secondary one of 'beautiful or delightful in a way that seems removed from everyday life' then it has to me magical e.g. a magical it refers literally to magic, one does not seem to use magical unless it is 'relating to, using, or resembling magic.
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This book, and "The Well-Wishers," were probably my two least favorite Edward Eager magic books, because he started waffling about whether the magic was really happening or not.
I *hated* that. The thing that made his other books so much fun (especially when I first read them as a child) was that he wrote about ordinary kids who had real magic 4/5.
As the title suggests, this fantasy is a bit different from the earlier Eager magic books. The children are not % sure that the events are magical. The story does not involve talking animals, toys that come alive, time travel, or other magical elements in the other books.
But the characters and quasi magical events are entertaining and /5(15). Magic or Not? book Magic or Not. (Magic series Book 5) - Kindle edition by Eager, Edward, Bodecker, N. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Magic or Not.
(Magic series Book 5)/5(15). The magic is not magic at all, but just our godlike powers of doing good and helping other people. This book is a great way to get your children to do right. Start out with "Half Magic,' and teach you children that magic, along with everything else, has rules.
Then introduce them to this series of books, which teaches that magic is just us /5. About this Item: Dover Publications 11/18/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Easy-To-Master Mental Magic. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller 6.
Magic or Not is just what the title says. I like the mystery as to whether things are magical or not. It is interesting and intriguing. It explains it all in the end.
There is still some mystery to it; you don't know exactly if what they figure out is actually right or not. Kids eight and up would like this book. The next book is the Well Wishers/5(6). The Magic Book app will allow you to bring characters from the Magic Book series of animated coloring books to life.
We turned an ordinary coloring book into a magic one, letting your child bring to life his or her drawings with the help of a tablet or smartphone. The. Edward McMaken Eager (J – Octo ) was an American lyricist, dramatist, and writer of children's children's novels followed Edith Nesbit in featuring the appearance of magic in the lives of ordinary children.
Most of the Magic series is contemporary low fantasy. The author clearly intended to write several more books, because magic adventures come in threes - so Half Magic and Magic By the Lake miss their nonexistent triplet sibling, as do Knight's Castle and The Time Garden (if I have this right).
Ah well. In an alternate universe I'm sure Mr. Eager lived to a ripe old age and completed all of his Reviews: 8. No, miracles are not.
Magic originates largely from the worker and perhaps items used by the worker. Miracles are solely at the discretion of a supernatural being. Likewise, prayers are requests for intervention, while magic is an attempt to create change on one's own.
Edward Eager (–) worked primarily as a playwright and wasn’t untilwhile searching for books to read to his young son, Fritz, that he began writing children’s stories. His classic Tales of Magic series started with the best-selling Half Magic, published in In each of his books he carefully acknowledges his indebtedness to E.
Nesbit, whom he considered the ISBN: When is magic not magic. Laura is a girl who goes out of her way to find adventure. So when her family moves to a house with a well in the yard—a wishing well, according to Lydia, Laura's opinionated, horse-mad, outrageous new neighbor—Laura is all too willing to make a wish and see what happens.
Plenty happens.3/5(2). Get this from a library. Magic or not?. [Edward Eager; N M Bodecker] -- An old well that might be magic affords an exciting summer for the twins, James and Laura, and helps them to right an ancient wrong. The bestselling author of WE WERE LIARS, @elockhartbooks (who may or may not be one of my UDM co-writers Emily Jenkins) has a brilliant new YA book out called AGAIN, AGAIN.
It’s surprising, it’s funny, it’s a love story set in a multiverse. It got three starred reviews. And I took an artsy photo of it. Book 5 continues the excellence, introducing some new potential twists to the magic system.
But the focus is always on the characters, this time shining the spotlight on Willa and her weather powers. Through her arc, we get to learn about regulating emotions and tools for finding greater control in moments that are overwhelming/5(39). Find books like Magic or Not.
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Magic or not?. [Edward Eager; N M Bodecker] -- When the family moves to Connecticut, twins James and Laura make new friends and begin a series of unusual adventures after discovering an old well that seems to be magic in their backyard. Edward Eager (–) worked primarily as a playwright and lyricist.
It wasn't untilwhile searching for books to read to his young son, Fritz, that he began writing children's stories. His classic Tales of Magic series started with the best-selling Half Magic, published in Upside-Down Magic is a Scholastic book series by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins.
The series follows eight kids in a world of people with magic: Elinor "Nory" Horace, Elliott Cohen, Bax Kapoor, Andres Padillo, Pepper Phan, Marigold. I Do Believe In Magic I believe ooooooo I love and believe in magic I don't believe I don't believe I Believe i do believe I really believe in magic.
When Laura and her twin brother James move to Silvermine, Connecticut, they are quickly informed of the magic propensities of their garden well by pixyish Lydia. The three children become involved in a series of adventures which include saving an old woman from being committed, helping a spoilt rich boy make friends, and rescuing a missing baby heir.
For all of which the grownup neighbors are. A well-written and thoughtful, magical children’s book, with well-placed bits of humor here and there.
It’s probably better if the reader has read a few of the other Edward Eager books first, not because the characters are the same but just to appreciate the new slant on magic that this book offers.Magic or not? by Edward Eager,Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich edition, in English - 1st Voyager/HBJ :