What-the-Dickens: The Story of a Rogue Tooth Fairy
|Rating||:||4.86 (640 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||336 Pages|
Worth a read tinagp Not up to the cerebral caliber of Wicked but a fun read and a kick in the imagination on a rainy night.. susie asing said Four Stars. Always enjoy Maguire take on iconic childhood stories. Five Stars Classic Maguire.
He lives outside Boston, Massachusetts.From the Hardcover edition.. Gregory Maguire is the author of more than a dozen novels for children as well as four adult novels, including WICKED: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST, which was made into a hit Broadway musical
It’s thestory of What-the-Dickens, a newly hatched orphan creature who finds he has an attraction to teeth, a crush on a cat named McCavity, and a penchant for getting into trouble. "Gregory Maguire does for the dark and stormy night what he did for witches in Wicked." — The New York Times Book ReviewA terrible storm is raging, and Dinah is huddled by candlelight with her brother, sister, and cousin Gage, who is telling a very unusual tale. As his tale unfolds, however, both What-the-Dickens and Dinah come to see that the world is both richer and far less sure than they ever imagined.. One day he happens upon a feisty girl skibberee working as an Agent of Change — trading coins for teeth — and learns of a dutiful tribe of tooth fairies to which he hopes to belong
Down. Dinah saw life as a series of miracles with a fervor that even her devout parents considered unseemly."No, Santa Claus has no website staffed by underground Nordic trolls. An adequate miracle so far. How could you deny it?Therefore, Dinah concluded, - A storm is as good a setting for a miracle as any.Of course, it would have been a little more miraculous if Gage had proven to be handy in a disaster, but Dinah wasn’t inclined to second-guess the hand of God. Skittish with a used diaper. Now.