Friday, 7 April 2017

Frogkisser! by Garth Nix

Frogkisser!Frogkisser! by Garth Nix
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Poor Princess Anya. Forced to live with her evil stepmother’s new husband, her evil stepstepfather. Plagued with an unfortunate ability to break curses with a magic-assisted kiss. And forced to go on the run when her stepstepfather decides to make the kingdom entirely his own.

Aided by a loyal talking dog, a boy thief trapped in the body of a newt, and some extraordinarily mischievous wizards, Anya sets off on a Quest that, if she plays it right, will ultimately free her land—and teach her a thing or two about the use of power, the effectiveness of a well-placed pucker, and the finding of friends in places both high and low.


My thoughts
3.5 stars...
This fairytale with a twist is a wonderful tale for a younger audience. I think I would've rated this a bit higher as a younger reader because it at times felt too childish for my liking. That being said, I love Arya, the main character. I also liked the references to various fairy tales and the mild hints to diversity (the good wizard! another of my fav characters).

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Frogkisser! by Garth Nix

Frogkisser! by Garth Nix My rating: 3 of 5 stars Poor Princess Anya. Forced to live with her evil stepmother’s new husband, her evil ste...