"Pelham, smell 'em. Pelham, smell 'em." Kids can be so mean. They had been chanting that phrase since kindergarten. Even at five years old Pelham was not a cool kid, and her classmates never let her forget it. She wasn't good at school, or sports, and definitely not good at talking with boys. That was all before she found the magic mirror that seemed an answer to her praye"Pelham, smell 'em. Pelham, smell 'em." Kids can be so mean. They had been chanting that phrase since kindergarten. Even at five years old Pelham was not a cool kid, and her classmates never let her forget it. She wasn't good at school, or sports, and definitely not good at talking with boys. That was all before she found the magic mirror that seemed an answer to her prayers. Day after day after day her wishes came true, but at what price? Was she living a dream, or was she wishing herself into a nightmare? The mirror could reveal her heart's desire, but would she abuse the power before it could transform her into what she always wanted to be...The Pretty Girl?...
|Title||:||The Pretty Girl|
|Number of Pages||:||132 Pages|
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The Pretty Girl Reviews
As usual I received this book free in exchange for a review. Also as usual I'll be absolutely candid about it below.The story is fairly straightforward wish-fulfillment fantasy. Something akin to at least a half dozen twilight zone episodes. Despite the fact that it's been done before this rendering has been done in a manner quite agreeable to young palates.On the positive side, as I said in the summary, the story is cast in a manner quite agreeable to younger people. Also, I tend to look closely at books aimed at the teen age range for inappropriate content (I've had to give out a few 1-star reviews for drug use and sexual content in children's books) but this book comes up clean. It's gripping and momentarily horrific near the end but nothing that would have a negative influence on a child's life unless you count a possible sleepless night thinking about haunted mirrors.The only negative I would really point out is that there are a few slip-ups of grammar and word usage. Nothing that's terribly distracting but enough to notice.In summary, I've read a lot of REALLY poor young-adult novels and this one is an exceptional standout from the crowd. It's engaging and horrifying enough to entertain an adult without resorting to graphic imagery that might disturb younger readers. As always this author strikes a great balance between scaring your kids and letting them sleep through the night.
This was an excellent read. It not only entertains you but teaches a lesson. Pelham is a young girl that is bullied every day at school. Several children at school boys and girls all taunt and pick on Pelham because she’s not the prettiest or the best at games. When she comes across a mirror compact that holds magic to give her anything her heart desires she must decide what it is that she wants the most and how far is too far. This is a good read for just about anyone but I would have to recommend it to readers between 8 and 15 years old.
The story is about Pelham who hates her name for she is bullied in school because of it nor is she confident about her looks.One day while searching for her little sister she finds a compact mirror in an abandoned manor.Every reflection seen in the mirror seems to come true,but things take turn for worse as Pelham gets greedy.It is a good story ,I suppose, aimed towards young readers, so I didn't enjoy reading it much.
I was given this book in exchange for an honest review.This book is definitely geared toward children aged 8-14/15. It has a great storyline and remarkable characters. This was a horror story that wasn't so graphic you would cringe to let your child read it. The only thing I could find wrong was a few minor grammatical errors, but it wasn't even worth bringing down the star rating for.