Book Summary

    Four children wish on a Half Magic coin that gets their mother Alison half-way home, rescued by Mr Smith. Mark's wish zaps them to a desert without island, where half-talking cat Carrie gabbles to a camel. Romantic Katherine battles Launcelot. Eldest Jane rejects siblings for another family. Stubborn youngest, Martha, causes a riot downtown.
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    Author

    Edward Eager

    Year Published

    1954

    Categories

    8-12, adventure, Boys, classic, English, Girls, in corpus, magic

    ISBN 13

    Profanity

    low

    Sexuality

    none

    Violence

    mild

    Goodreads Rating

    3.94

    # Ratings

    27485

    # of Words

Book Summary

Four children wish on a Half Magic coin that gets their mother Alison half-way home, rescued by Mr Smith. Mark's wish zaps them to a desert without island, where half-talking cat Carrie gabbles to a camel. Romantic Katherine battles Launcelot. Eldest Jane rejects siblings for another family. Stubborn youngest, Martha, causes a riot downtown.
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