Igraine the Brave has ratings and reviews. Dayna said: I loved it! It was very readable (or, er, listenable), and I enjoyed the fact that the h. Igraine woke up because something was crawling over her face. Something with a lot of legs. She opened her eyes and there it was, sitting right on the end of. Igraine’s parents are magicians who own the coveted Singing Books of Magic. Brother Albert has joined the family business, but Igraine finds.

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How old is your kid? The Evil Wizard Smallbone. Which is not to say that young girls interested in becoming sword-wielding defenders of righteousness should not totally devour this book; they should, and they should also practice fencing and being chivalrous and generally figuring out how not to be a quiet, demure I really enjoyed Cornelia Funke’s other books, so I was looking forward to sitting down with this one.

There’s no ihraine humour in the book. This is lighthearted fantasy, mostly played for laughs, in which even the dragons just want to be left alone to live their lives. Albert- Igraine’s older brother that plans to follow the line of family generations that are magicians, possessing powerful books of magic.

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Igraine- An year-old girl that wants to be a knight someday, on her 12th Birthday she pursues her dream. Cornelia Funke is an amazing author and the mastermind behind Inkheart but you would never know it from this. Want personalized picks that fit your family? Are you implying that children are idiots? I don’t remember the last time they got ready for bed so fast each night. This is an excellent choice for readers in grades As a daughter of giraine magicians, Igraine is expected to follow in their footsteps, casting spells and concocting potions, right?


Towards the beginning, I thought I knew what the climax would be, but that part came and went with no problems whatsoever.

A magical mishap occurs and Igraine is put in a position where her knightly skills help save the day. I really hope Xanthe continues to read for children’s books because her voice range is fabulous. Add your rating See all 1 parent review. It basically means that women are better than men despite doing nothing because that is what I get according to the context of the story 3.

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Let Sleeping Dragons Lie. A fun, simple knights-and-magic story. To give you a brief description to what she said, Igraine the Brave is mediocre. The reason why I was able to read this book is kind of a funny one: Sir Fartsalot Hunts the Booger. Jan 26, Tiffany rated it liked it Shelves: She finds the ingredient igraien some assistance, in the form of the Sorrowful Knight of the Mount of Tears, who not only agrees to help her return home but also begins teaching her about the rules of chivalry, and eventually helps Igraine and her family end the siege, and a Gentle Giant.

Love the stories about damsels who not only igrain themselves, but others, as well- and not just physically rescue, but pull someone back from the brink and back into the light.

Sep 08, Dayna rated it it was amazing Shelves: Albert handles the castle’s magical defenses while Igraine leaves to find the missing ingredient. Igraine must employ her skill I wanted this to be a fun story with a strong female protagonist that I would love. On her twelth birthday, Igraine’s parents give her a magical suit of armor, but in the process of the spell, they turn themselves into pigs by mistake. We don’t want a strong woman.


However, I still noted some fatshaming in regards to the character of Bertram. She practices sword fighting and her parents give her a magical suit of armor, but she longs for adventure.

This article needs additional citations for verification. It made be in a really good mood when I was bored. The Wizard of Oz.

Or will Osmund the Greedy rule over the castle with an iron fist forever? I guess I was speaking too emotionally right now. I would suggest it for all the 10 year-old girls out there, and for their parents who want to let there little girls know they can grow up to be knights too!

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Families can talk about an apparently unintentional ethical double standard in the story: Though Igraine’s parents and brother, Albert, are all sorcerers, Igraine wants to be a knight. On her 12th birthday, Igraine’s parents give her a magical suit of armor, but in the process, they are turned into pigs by mistake.

View all 4 comments. Igraine wants to be a knight of course being a girl, she’ll have to push against some social norms 2. However, the vocabulary used pretty much pushes this into middle grade territory.

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