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Lucy Dove

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E that comes her way even a frightful bogle Adapted from a traditional Celtic folktale Lucy Dove is a story the author has been telling for years one that evolved from her search for active heroines to offset the passive female protagonists of many popular fairy tale. This was nicely presented It has just the right amount of tension building to the climactic race to the gates

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There were stories about St Andrew's and everyone knew them stories that said the abandoned churchyard was haunted by some fearsome thing But stories aren't enough to keep a superstitious laird from offering a bag full of gold for completion of a foolish task and sto. I really enjoyed this book The story was creepy and exciting and the illustrations matched this mood perfectly Between the vocabulary used and how scary the story is this book is definitely not for younger kids

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Ries aren't enough to keep strong hearted Lucy Dove from winning that bag of much needed gold even if it means spending the night in a haunted graveyard under the light of the full moon With wit and determination Lucy proves herself a worthy opponent to every obstacl. Looking for a picture book to read in October Here's one that could become a favorite Lucy dove is a little old lady who has just enough saved for retirement to keep herself fed but she would really like a cottage by the sea with a bit of seashore to go with it Being a courageous woman as well as a good seamstress she decides to win the prize offered by the rich laird a sackful of gold to the person who would sew him a pair of trousers in the graveyard of St Andrew's church by the light of the full moon No one else would try because people who went to the graveyard were never seen again Folks said it was haunted by a fearsome thing Lucy does indeed meet up with the bogle who was very hungry as she sewed the trousers She made light of his ferocity which confounded him just long enough for her to run She just barely made it to the laird's castle in time but she was able to claim the gold and buy her cottage with a bit of shore The bogle was so frustrated he left and was never seen again Courage and cleverness win out The suspense builds and the drawings get scarier as the bogle emerges limb by limb from the grave so this is not for the youngest children but the message is excellent

  • Hardcover
  • 32
  • Lucy Dove
  • Janice M. Del Negro
  • English
  • 10 December 2019
  • 9780789425140

10 thoughts on “Lucy Dove

  1. says:

    A great story very spooky wonderful for Halloween and great illlustrations however only for only kids Way too scary for younger ones My 5 yr old was scared of it and the younger ones even so Maybe a fun camping read for the older kids

  2. says:

    Pair with Pale Green Pants With Nobody Inside Them? The illustrations make this story

  3. says:

    I really enjoyed this book The story was creepy and exciting and the illustrations matched this mood perfectly Between the vocabulary used and how scary the story is this book is definitely not for younger kids

  4. says:

    Looking for a picture book to read in October? Here's one that could become a favorite Lucy dove is a little old lady who has just enough saved for retirement to keep herself fed but she would really like a cottage by the sea with a bit of seashore to go with it Being a courageous woman as well as a good seamstress she decides to win the prize offered by the rich laird a sackful of gold to the person who would sew him a pair of trousers in the graveyard of St Andrew's church by the light of the full moon No one else would try because people who went to the graveyard were never seen again Folks said it was haunted by a fearsome thing Lucy does indeed meet up with the bogle who was very hungry as she sewed the trousers She made light of his ferocity which confounded him just long enough for her to run She just barely made it to the laird's castle in time but she was able to claim the gold and buy her cottage with a bit of shore The bogle was so frustrated he left and was never seen again Courage and cleverness win out The suspense builds and the drawings get scarier as the bogle emerges limb by limb from the grave so this is not for the youngest children but the message is excellent

  5. says:

    Ok it's a picture book Sue me But it's a great creepy little folktale written by an expert in the world of storytelling This is a must read or TELL at a bonfire with some ssLucy is a seamstress who needs some money and she can get a bunch if she will sew in the graveyard At night And we all know that's never a good scenarioIf you are reading enjoy the awesome illustrations with a child

  6. says:

    uite a scary children's books made so by Leonid Gore's beautiful scratchy pastel drawings Good old Lucy Gore is a determined and plucky heroine who has a dream of a home of her own and doesn't let a bogle stand in her way Love the multicoloured trews she stitched for the laird

  7. says:

    This was nicely presented It has just the right amount of tension building to the climactic race to the gates

  8. says:

    very very good monster story with great illustrations

  9. says:

    My daughter really liked this especially the illustrations

  10. says:

    Four stars simply because of how charmingly spooky it is The story and art itself isn't all that wonderful but it is a fun scary story to read My kids ages 2 7 loved it

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