January Learn how and when to remove this template message. I'm unsure if I want to fully DNF this or just came back at a later time. Jan 26, Duane rated it really liked it. He has a small patch of white in his hair which is never properly explained and serves no function at all the book.
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Well if you are not very creative you can read Leven Thumps and the gateway to Foo.
Together with Clover and a toothpick who was once the king of Foo, they race to destroy the gateway to Foo, pursued by the shadow minions of Sabine, who rules Foo and wants to extend his dominion over the real world.
May 02, Jade rated it liked it Recommends it for: Obviously meant for a younger crowd, the book should be enjoyable to anyone up until rhe early teens or any person who is still a kid at heart, like me even though I'm only Clover is a cat-like creature who is called a sycophant for reasons unknown, as he seems to have no ulterior motives in helping Leven get back to Foo.
I'm really not sure how I feel about this, it felt slow and agonizing to read, every time I opened the book and read a few pages I fell asleep. With original ideas in mind, we find out about food.
Videos About This Book. It's so exaggerated to be as if a spoiled 7-year-old wrote a book about his meanie parents who refused to buy him the latest toy.
It's up to fourteen-year-old Leven Thumps and thirteen-year-old Winter Frore to stop the mad Sabine from finding the gateway into reality, going through it, ult Have you ever had a really great dream?
I felt like the author was like, "Hm, let's throw in this scene of mortal peril for absolutely no reason. It's about a boy who can access the gateway between the human world and the world of the human imagination - and who must close that gateway before the evil dude from Foo world of imagination thr through to reality and destroys everything. He discovers this information as the story goes on. Kudos to the author for an original and very inventive fantasy world.
I had avoided reading this for so long based solely on these blemishes. He is a wisecracking sycophant from Foo, sent to tumps after Leven, who is his burn master.
Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo
While Charlie's dad's job only reinforced the good-natured humility of the Bucket family, Leven's aunt's job served no purpose for either character development or plot. Th This is another of a recent batch of young adult novels set in Oklahoma.
Mar 22, Janeen-san rated it really liked it. Actually this was pretty weak. Can Leven even find the lwven in time? Get it now Searching for streaming and purchasing options No, I don't think so--but it is definitely much different than HP.
I think it was fine-- I probably would have thought it to be ane if I hadn't already read the Harry Potter series!
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So there's no real suspense, even in the mortal peril instances, because the reader has been beaten over the head with knows nothing bad can actually happen because ahd will solve everything.
Hobbies and other interests: And it wasn't like this was a slow progression of a power that she then carefully honed into strength, she was just capable of turning a whole classroom to ice and then having strong ice powers through agteway whole rest of the book, once again just by thinking about it.
Leven Thumps was easy to read because the writing made sense. Not to mention a lot of the chapter titles were tweaked titles of old songs. I won't be wasting my time reading any more books by this guy. They seemed be more comic filler to stretch a novella of about pages into a novel of about pages. This is another of a recent batch of young adult novels set in Oklahoma.
Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo (Leven Thumps, Book 1)
Would I say it's better than Harry Potter? The story takes place in two places, one is Foo and the other is in reality.
They come from a place called Foo. For the whole of his fourteen years of life, he has been completely average and unexceptional until, during a bullying incident, he discovers he can call down thunder.
What kinds of things do you dream about?