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"Caravan ahoy!" he shouted. "SOS! Help! Lend a hand!"
The three mangy camels and the ragged Arab altered their course and came toward them.
As they drew nearer, the four children began to wish…Read moreRead more of this comment
"Half Magic" is an amusing and heartwarming story about four siblings who find a magic coin that seems to grant the children only half of what they ask for. A perfect book for kids who love magic and make believe.
Sep 28, 2015Cheryl65 rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
Half Magic is a story about 4 like-able, ordinary siblings (ages ~ 12-6) who find a coin that grants wishes. They take separate turns wishing on the coin, to wish for that kid's "heart's desire." Then that ONE kid uses the coin to wish…Read moreRead more of this comment
I read this book as a child, in about grade 5, and I so wished I could have a summer just like the children in this book did. Such a fun adventure, finding magic that doesn't quite work. I think kids today will still enjoy the twists and…Read moreRead more of this comment
Sep 05, 2014lilyjane413 rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
I remember reading this in second grade. As soon as i saw the title again, i remembered the whimsical story that inspired me again and again through-out my childhood. Half-Magic is one of the most original fantasy books i have ever read,…Read moreRead more of this comment
May 25, 2013RainbowGoldfish rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
May 23, 2012Donnalee Smith rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
I loved this book when I was a child and I am thrilled that my children still loved this book today. It is just as funny, just as magical and the characters are just as amusing as when it was first written. It's hard to pick a favourite…Read moreRead more of this comment