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The flint heart
A magical amulet brings power and despair to those who touch it.
|Statement||by Katherine and John Paterson ; illustrated by John Rocco|
|Contributions||Paterson, Katherine, Rocco, John, ill, Phillpotts, Eden, 1862-1960|
|LC Classifications||PZ8.P273 Fl 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||288|
|LC Control Number||2010048225|
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The Flint Heart Katherine Paterson and John Paterson, read by Ralph Lister. Candlewick on Brilliance Audio, unabridged, four CDs, 4 hrs., $ ISBN The Flint Heart by Katherine Paterson and John Paterson illustrated by John Rocco opens up on ancient ago, in the Stone Age, a young soldier named Phuttphutt once wanted what is not his, the chiefdom of his clan. He was kindhearted, too soft to seize the reigns of power.
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Product details Age Range: 7 - 10 years Grade Level: 2 - 5 Lexile Measure: L (What's this?) Paperback: pages Publisher: Candlewick; Reprint edition (Aug ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: /5(20). The story itself is a true fairy tale.
There are pixies and fairies and all sorts of tiny talking creatures. There is magic and mystery, kindness and unkindness. The story centers on a small piece of flint, shaped like a heart, that has the magical ability to change a person's personality instantly/5.
The Flint Heart is a delightful fantasy, perfect for young readers or as a classroom or family read aloud. It delivers just the right amount of heart, the right amount of scary, and the right amount of wonder to enchant kids and adults alike/5(20). The Flint Heart “Magical adventure.
A grand tale skillfully updated and tightened up, this should win the hearts of a new generation.” – Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “The Patersons have done a stellar job of maintaining the book's period feel while creating a fresher, tighter story that feels tailor-made for.
Given the language, the messages and the awe-inspiring illustrations, The Flint Heart is a perfect book to read aloud and enjoy with your child. You may end up in a conversation about the works of Shakespeare, why it is important to understand different points of view or why some people will go to any lengths to gain power/5(4).
"The Flint Heart", a humorous, hearty, utterly delightful fairy tale, freely abridged from Eden Phillpott's fantasy, is the sort for an entire family to savor together or an adventurous youngster to devour. This magical adventure begins with the fashioning of a piece of flint into a charm for hardening hearts.
A hard-hearted individual can rule his tribe in the Stone Age and, fast-forwarding to the early 20th century, become the leader in one’s community, but at a cost to his good nature, family and friends. The information about The Flint Heart shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.
In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. Sweet Book Summary: The Flint Heart is a magical necklace that can deliver incredible power to its owner. Dating back thousands of years, it first came into existence when a warrior, Phutt, asked a mystery man, Fum, to make him a charm to harden his heart.
Apparently his heart was too soft and he was too well-liked to rule his tribe. Editions for The Flint Heart: (Hardcover published in ), (Audio CD published in ), (Paperback published in ).
The Flint Heart is a bit of enchantment rescued for a new audience.” In a fantasy shining with wit and wisdom, the corrosive effects of power take. The Flint Heart by Katherine & John Paterson and illustrated by John Rocco An ambitious Stone Age man demands a talisman that will harden his heart, allowing him to take control of his tribe.
The Flint Heart NPR coverage of The Flint Heart: A Fairy Story by John Paterson, Katherine Paterson, and John Rocco. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. Against his better judgment, the tribe's magic man creates the Flint Heart, but the cruelty of it causes the destruction of the tribe.
Thousands of years later, the talisman reemerges to corrupt a kindly farmer, an innocent fairy creature, and a familial badger/5(6). Booksource is the premier trade book distributor to K school classrooms across the country. We offer discounted pricing, free shipping and unparalleled expertise and customer service.
The marvelous world of the fairies comes alive for readers as fairies and humans work together to break the power of the Flint Heart and set the world right again. In this fantasy “freely abridged” from the original by Eden Phillpotts, the prose by the husband-and-wife team of Katherine and John Paterson retains some of the Edwardian voice of the original and laces the story with understated humor.
The Flint Heart before working on this project. I must admit that when Candlewick contacted me about illustrating The Flint Heart, I had never heard of the original version of the story.
What I did know was that John and Katherine Paterson were involved and that it would be published by Candlewick, so I was immediately intrigued. With the Flint Heart in his possession, the once adoring father Billy Jago is transformed into a cruel and merciless brute.
Young Charles is determined to win back his father's true nature, and with his sister Unity and dog, Ship, he sets off into an enchanted world where animals talk, fairies hold elaborate banquets, and magical mischief must be resolved to bring Dartmoor and Merripit Farm back to rights again.
This beautifully made book exemplifies, as John Rocco said in a recent interview, "the importance of the physical book for children in this ever-growing digital age."--BookPage Given the language, the messages and the awe-inspiring illustrations, The Flint Heart is a perfect book to read aloud and enjoy with your child/5(K).
The Flint Heart | A robust and wildly entertaining fairy tale, freely abridged from Eden Phillpotts's fantasy and wryly retold by Katherine and John Paterson.
An ambitious Stone Age man demands a talisman that will harden his heart, allowing him to take control of his : Candlewick Press (MA). The Flint Heart Book Information. Title: The Flint Heart. Author: Paterson, Katherine and John. Isbn: A magical amulet brings power and despair to those who touch it.
Hook Your Students. The Flint Heart Click here to buy paper book: Written by:Eden PHILLPOTTS ( - ) The flint heart is a stone of heart.— Kirkus Reviews (starred review) When a Stone Age man demands a talisman that will harden his heart and give him ultimate power, the tribe’s magic man reluctantly creates the Flint Heart.
Thousands of years later, the sinister talisman reemerges, corrupting a /5(6).