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IF I HAD A MAGIC CARPET II: Key to Kindness

Author: Laura Clarizio

Illustrator: Lisa M. O'Rourke

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Publisher: PublishAmerica, ©2006

Material: paperback

Summary: The adventures continue for Miranda and her magic carpet. As the story opens, Miranda is daydreaming about a magic carpet ride to visit the White House in Washington, DC. Little does she know that Ellery is still around and will stop at nothing to retrieve the magic carpet. Miranda has no idea of the dangers that await her. Will she be able to defeat Ellery’s sinister plan? THis is the second in a fantasy series driven by Miranda and her magic carpet.

Type of Reading: bedtime story, anytime reading, family reading, read aloud book, middle grade reader

Recommended Age: read together: 7 to 9; read yourself: 10 and up

Interest Level: 8 to 12

Adult Reader Reaction: Miranda’s adventures continue in book II as do Ellery’s attempts to regain the magic carpet. Believable characters, a simple plot, and a magic carpet, in this author’s hands, are the ingredients for an enjoyable reading experience for adolescents.

Pros: The author has provided several imaginative new twists to heighten the drama between Miranda and Ellery that will sustain the reader’s interest and attention.

Cons: It will be difficult to credibly sustain the magic carpet adventures beyond those in this book.

Borrow or Buy: Like its predecessor If I Had A Magic Carpet, this is a wholesome and enjoyable adventure story and will delight its intended audience.

If You Liked This Book, Try: IF I HAD A MAGIC CARPET   CYNTHIA'S ATTIC: THE MISSING LOCKET   THE LEGEND OF THE LOST TIKI

Educational Themes: The draw for the book is the continuing adventure, and answering the perennial question: Who will win, good or evil?

Literary Categories: fiction - fantasy, adventure, series book

Date(s) Reviewed: March 2007

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