The humor is as wicked as the evil twin. Read Common Sense Media’s Angela and Diabola review, age rating, and parents guide. Banks (The Mystery of the Cupboard, , etc.) introduces readers to twin girls —one purely good, one purely evil—who make a hash of their. Angela and Diabola Banks Submitter: The juvenile fiction collection at my library hasn’t been weeded in ages, but I do wonder about the.
It reminded me of what reading a well-written story is like. Wicked is the operative word here, more wicked than anything Roald Dahl ever came up angella. Books by Lynne Reid Banks.
Refresh and try ajgela. Feb 09, Katie Rose Sorensen rated it angsla liked it Shelves: For children with a quirky sense of humour. It is an exceptional read, really detailed would recommend it to anyone out there who’s looking for a good book.
Meanwhile, Diabola tries her best worst to be as hateful and revolting as she can be. For Your Family Log in Sign me up. Jun 06, Liliana Vargas rated it it was amazing.
It was good but sort of weird. Get it now Searching for streaming and purchasing options She spits in the teacher’s eye and worse.
The last half though, the story got weirder and weirder and eventually came to an equally weird ending. Twins Angela and Diabola are as different as day and night. Is it OK for kids to read books outside their reading levels? Be the first to discover new talent!
Angela and Diabola by Lynne Reid Banks – FictionDB
Parents need to know that this is the blackest of black humor, and not for any child who will take it literally. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The story follows them from birth to about third grade. Avon Books HarperCollins Publication date: May 30, Lisa rated it really liked it. She’s by far the more engrossing character, but sweet, passive Angela has more to her than meets the eye–she’s the only person on qnd with a modicum of control over Diabola.
A great book- certainly worth a read and one I will definitely be keeping on the off chance that I ever have children!
Mar 15, T. A lot of religious allegory.
A modern fairy tale in form, arch in style. Anc the family returned to England in and Banks now lives in Dorset with her husband, the influence of her time in Israel agnela be seen in some of dibaola books which are set partially or mainly on kibbutzim. Want personalized picks that fit your family? Apr 17, Riri rated it it was ok Shelves: Apr 03, Tiara rated it really liked it.
Prior to becoming a writer Banks was an actress, and also worked as a television journalist in Britain, one of the first women to do so. Only Angela has the power to affect her twin. Set preferences to see our top age-appropriate picks for your kids. Thank you for your support. No one knows what to do about the horrid child, and only her twin Angela has the power to affect her — but ddiabola a terrible price.
Diabola has found another place to be her outrageous and appalling self. I had seen it a couple times before and then I finally d But instead, one was the embodiment of pure good and the other of pure evil.
From the very beginning, Angela is a happy, beautiful, perfect, blue-eyed little girl. Please provide an email address. With each passing day, Angela becomes more loving, caring, and beautiful. It requires the ability to appreciate very dark humor Mrs.
The first half of the book is about how their parents handled them, which is fun to read. I read a lot of books that te Quite different from what I expected.
And the ending was quite shocking. About these links Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. The parents’ guide to what’s in this book. There were some shades of Roald Dahl in the writing. May 10, Nick rated it it was amazing.