Halfling

Halfling

Rebecca Lloyd / Jul 20, 2019

Halfling This is a captivating first novel from new writer Rebecca Lloyd in which magic and imagination thrive among the mundane issues of a boy s everyday life Danny Broadaxe is a young boy who looks after h

  • Title: Halfling
  • Author: Rebecca Lloyd
  • ISBN: 1406327298
  • Page: 465
  • Format: Paperback
  • This is a captivating first novel from new writer Rebecca Lloyd, in which magic and imagination thrive among the mundane issues of a boy s everyday life Danny Broadaxe is a young boy who looks after his disabled dad When their neighbour, John Seeping, goes on holiday he asks Danny to feed his tropical fish Little does Danny know that John s wife, Vaquita, whom everyone This is a captivating first novel from new writer Rebecca Lloyd, in which magic and imagination thrive among the mundane issues of a boy s everyday life Danny Broadaxe is a young boy who looks after his disabled dad When their neighbour, John Seeping, goes on holiday he asks Danny to feed his tropical fish Little does Danny know that John s wife, Vaquita, whom everyone thought moved away years ago, is still living in the house in the bath Vaquita tells Danny that she is really a halfling creature part human, part porpoise and longs to return to her home in the sea But will Danny believe her And can they change each other s lives for ever It is a junior novel reminiscent of Skellig in its visitation of magic to a boy s everyday life It features a young carer, in an intriguing non issues context It is a first novel from a startling new voice in young fiction Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Paperback, 176 pages Published January 3rd 2011 by Walker Company More Details ISBN 1406327298 ISBN13 9781406327298 Edition Language English Other Editions None found All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other readers questions about Halfling, please sign up

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    Lists with This Book This book is not yet featured on Listopia Add this book to your favorite list Community Reviews Showing 1 19 Rating details Sort Default Filter Jun 06, 2015 Adele Broadbent rated it liked it Danny Broadaxe looks after his disabled dad He has to clean the house, make the dinner and remind his dad to take his pills and do his walking exercises And although Danny gets a bit tired sometimes, he just gets on with things After losing his mum in the same accident that injured his dad, Danny grew up fast and is a responsible kid, but he d really like to go on a holiday.When his neighbour John Seeping asks Danny to look after his tropical fish, his Dad isn t happy at first Danny s not su Danny Broadaxe looks after his disabled dad He has to clean the house, make the dinner and remind his dad to take his pills and do his walking exercises And although Danny gets a bit tired sometimes, he just gets on with things After losing his mum in the same accident that injured his dad, Danny grew up fast and is a responsible kid, but he d really like to go on a holiday.When his neighbour John Seeping asks Danny to look after his tropical fish, his Dad isn t happy at first Danny s not sure why, but convinces his Dad to let him do it as part of a community project he is doing at school.Danny is mesmerised by the many huge fish tanks filled with tropical fish But then he hears a strange noise upstairsThis story was gentle and easy to read The main character is believable even if a little old fashioned flag Like see review Aug 18, 2010 Samantha rated it liked it Overall a beautifully written book I felt the fantasy aspect of it wasn t necessarily needed, it would have been a brilliant book just focusing on Danny and his Dad after the accident and how they cope It is written from an 11 year old s point of view and Lloyd gets that across very well from questions asked to how Danny is feeling I d say it was an inspirational read for Young Carer s but I think the fantasy side of things let s that down a little flag Like see review Dec 05, 2014 Teresa rated it really liked it Rating this four stars as it represents the positive reaction from my reading group of 10 students aged 10 11 It really appealed to them and the fantasy elements enhanced the overall reading experience for them Lots of discussion about how we prejudge others, how hard life must be for so many young carers, how we all have flaws A resounding success as a group read for this age group flag Like see review Oct 28, 2016 Rick Jasper Carvajal rated it liked it The whole plot of the story is so lonely I love the first parts but I hate the ending It s very mysterious flag Like see review Aug 01, 2010 Bungle Midnight Reads rated it it was ok I love Danny but overall I couldn t get into this book It just felt like so much could have happened It was to slow and a little fustrating at times flag Like see review Natasya A rated it liked it Mar 09, 2015 Michael Earp rated it really liked it Mar 16, 2011 Chrissy Pacaldo rated it really liked it Aug 25, 2015 Lisa Redmond rated it it was ok Jul 25, 2011 Zoe rated it liked it Mar 13, 2013 Pip Snow rated it it was ok Mar 09, 2014 Chantal rated it liked it Apr 21, 2011 Jenny Too marked it as to read Aug 02, 2010 earmstronglib added it Feb 05, 2011 Aug 27, 2012 Rebecca Lloyd added it Review from the author Like Jennifer added it Feb 09, 2013 Robyn marked it as to read Aug 28, 2013 Amit Kumar marked it as to read Oct 11, 2016 Mavis Vermillion marked it as to read Jan 10, 2017 new topicDiscuss This Book There are no discussion topics on this book yet Be the first to start one Share Recommend It Stats Recent Status Updates About Rebecca Lloyd Rebecca Lloyd 20 followers For the most part I write short stories, and while many of them were first published in literary journals, in 2014, I had two collections of my stories published at the same time, Mercy with Tartarus Press, which is a beautifully made hardback book, and The View from Endless Street, a paperback published by WiDo.Some of my stories could be described as psychological horror and others as magic real For the most part I write short stories, and while many of them were first published in literary journals, in 2014, I had two collections of my stories published at the same time, Mercy with Tartarus Press, which is a beautifully made hardback book, and The View from Endless Street, a paperback published by WiDo.Some of my stories could be described as psychological horror and others as magic realism, and from time to time I write about ghostly things What interests me most is the inventive ways we deal with what life throws at us, and the ability many of us have to slip easily between our invented worlds and the shared world, as if travelling back and forth down a long worn path Books by Rebecca Lloyd More Trivia About Halfling No trivia or quizzes yet Add some now renderRatingGraph 0, 3, 6, 3, 0 if rating_details rating_detailssert top rating_graph 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        For the most part I write short stories, and while many of them were first published in literary journals, in 2014, I had two collections of my stories published at the same time, Mercy with Tartarus Press, which is a beautifully made hardback book, and The View from Endless Street, a paperback published by WiDo.Some of my stories could be described as psychological horror and others as magic real For the most part I write short stories, and while many of them were first published in literary journals, in 2014, I had two collections of my stories published at the same time, Mercy with Tartarus Press, which is a beautifully made hardback book, and The View from Endless Street, a paperback published by WiDo.Some of my stories could be described as psychological horror and others as magic realism, and from time to time I write about ghostly things What interests me most is the inventive ways we deal with what life throws at us, and the ability many of us have to slip easily between our invented worlds and the shared world, as if travelling back and forth down a long worn path


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    1. Danny Broadaxe looks after his disabled dad He has to clean the house, make the dinner and remind his dad to take his pills and do his walking exercises And although Danny gets a bit tired sometimes, he just gets on with things After losing his mum in the same accident that injured his dad, Danny grew up fast and is a responsible kid, but he d really like to go on a holiday.When his neighbour John Seeping asks Danny to look after his tropical fish, his Dad isn t happy at first Danny s not su Dan [...]


    2. Overall a beautifully written book I felt the fantasy aspect of it wasn t necessarily needed, it would have been a brilliant book just focusing on Danny and his Dad after the accident and how they cope It is written from an 11 year old s point of view and Lloyd gets that across very well from questions asked to how Danny is feeling I d say it was an inspirational read for Young Carer s but I think the fantasy side of things let s that down a little.


    3. Rating this four stars as it represents the positive reaction from my reading group of 10 students aged 10 11 It really appealed to them and the fantasy elements enhanced the overall reading experience for them Lots of discussion about how we prejudge others, how hard life must be for so many young carers, how we all have flaws A resounding success as a group read for this age group.


    4. The whole plot of the story is so lonely I love the first parts but I hate the ending It s very mysterious.


    5. I love Danny but overall I couldn t get into this book It just felt like so much could have happened It was to slow and a little fustrating at times.



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