The misadventures of the magician"s dog

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Published by Holiday House in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Magic,
  • Brothers and sisters,
  • Adventure and adventurers,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Families of military personnel,
  • Adventure fiction,
  • Adventure stories,
  • Military personnel,
  • Siblings,
  • Dogs

About the Edition

On his twelfth birthday, Peter chooses, or is chosen by, a strange, talking dog that teaches him magic in order that they might rescue a self-destructive wizard, aided by Peter"s younger sisters, Celia and Izzy.

Edition Notes

Middle School.

Book details

StatementFrances Sackett
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S1193 Mi 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination178 pages ;
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26490194M
ISBN 100823428699
ISBN 109780823428694
LC Control Number2012041540
OCLC/WorldCa816655073

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Although it is a classically fun middle grade story-- there are some bits that are very unique and made this book have a little more to offer than others. Peter Lubinsky is /5.

Later, after bringing one home from a shelter, he is stunned to learn that his new pet actually talks.

The Dog tells Peter that he needs help in releasing his previous owner, a magician, from a terrible spell. The Dog will, in return, teach Peter magic, which could help bring his father home from deployment in the Middle : About The Misadventures of the Magician’s Dog.

Peter Lubinsky doesn’t even like dogs and can’t understand why he asked for one for his birthday. But it turns out that this pet, whom Peter calls The Dog, can talk and do magic–and he needs Peter’s help. The misadventures of the magician’s dog / by Frances Sackett. — 1st ed. Summary: On his twelfth birthday, Peter chooses, or is chosen by, a strange, talking dog that teaches him magic in order that they might rescue a self-destructive wizard, aided by Peter’s younger sisters, Celia and Izzy.

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Now the dog must teach Peter magic so the boy can make the magician human again. With the hope that he might become powerful enough to bring his father home and abetted by two younger sisters, Peter embarks on a series of implausible, muddled adventures that don’t coalesce. There’s action and humor here but clichés aplenty, too.

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The Misadventures of the Magician's Dog. Peter Lubinsky, who doesn’t even like dogs, suddenly finds himself compelled to adopt a scraggly white mutt from the local shelter. It turns out that The Dog, as Peter dubs him, can talk and do magic.

But he needs Peter’s help to rescue his former master. The misadventures of the magician’s dog / by Frances Sackett. — 1st ed. Summary: On his twelfth birthday, Peter chooses, or is chosen by, a strange, talking dog that teaches him magic in order that they might rescue a self-destructive wizard, aided by Peter’s younger sisters, Celia and Izzy.

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