Read ✓ Small Change for Stuart By Lissa Evans –

Small Change for Stuart Stuart Horten Ten Years Old And Small For His Age Moves To The Dreary Town Of Beeton, Far Away From All His Friends And Then He Meets His New Next Door Neighbours, The Unbreable Kingley Triplets, And Things Get Even WorseBut In Beeton Begins The Strangest Adventure Of Stuart S LifeHe Is Swept Up In A Quest To Find His Great Uncle S Lost Workshop A Work Shop Stuffed With Trickery Magic There Are Clues To Follow And Puzzles To Solve, But What Starts As Fun Ends Up As Danger, And Stuart Begins To Realize That He Can T Finish The Task By Himself

About the Author: Lissa Evans

After a brief career in medicine, and an even briefer one in stand up, Lissa Evans became a comedy producer, first in radio and then in television Her first novel, Spencer s List, was published in 2002, and since then she has written threebooks for adults two of them longlisted for the Orange Baileys Prize and two for children the first of them shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal Her two most recent books for adults were set in London during the Second World War one of them, Their Finest Hour and a Half has now been made into a film entitled Their Finest , starring Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin and Bill Nighy

10 thoughts on “Small Change for Stuart

  1. says:

    Good for teachers, Meh for entertainmentI really liked the premise and the illustrations are charming, but this just was too dry to really enjoy I can see teachers picking this up for a class read because kids can learn new words via the crossword creator father, but that character is actually pretty obnoxious theyou get into the book like he se

  2. says:

    Reviewed by Rusty Key Writer Becca WorthingtonRecommended for Boys and girls, ages 8 and upOne Word Summary Mesmerizing My father used to do magic tricks at my siblings and my birthday parties when we were little It was basic, beginner stuff pick a card any card, guess which tiny cup the fluff ball is under, sleight of hand type novelty tricks but it won

  3. says:

    Stuart Horten and his family have recently moved back to his father s childhood hometown, and Stuart discovers that his family has played quite an important role in local history Stuart solves the mystery of his missing great uncle Teeny Tiny Tony Horten and makes a great friend along the way Full of great language and vocabulary, the story plays out with wit and

  4. says:

    A very fun and enjoyable story.

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  6. says:

    This is the Great Unexpected Dangerous story of the great magician Tony Horten, the mysterious circumstances of his disappearance and the quest that a young boy undergoes to find the magician s missing workshop and its miraculous mechanisms.The unlikely hero of this story is a small for his age 10 year old boy named him Stuart Horten by his very smart yet not entirely sensible parents With

  7. says:

    This is a fun book which contains pretty much what it says on the tin magic, mystery and a very strange adventure.Stuart moves with his family to his father s childhood town of Beeton, much against his will When there, he finds out some things about his family including the fact that his great uncle was a magician of the prestidigitation variety Half by accident, Stuart is set on a journey to disco

  8. says:

    As a school teacher I see soooo many possibilities to integrate with this book While reading we could dive into a study on family history, locate primary documents, write memoirs from the point of view of a relative or fictional memoirs So many ideas running through my head as I read I also loved the pace of the book It is fast paced and exciting making a very fun read aloud Excited to read the sequel.

  9. says:

    I enjoyed this story about a boy named Horten who moves back to his ancestors hometown and discovers a mystery waiting for him His great uncle had been a magician, and his workshop was never discovered but Horten has found a few clues that might lead him to it I was strongly reminded of the Magic series by Bosch The Name of This Book is Secret and sequels , a little bit of Grabenstein s Escape from Mr Lemoncello s L

  10. says:

    Brilliant Love the coins and the machines Love the triplets that live next door Love that the only books that I pick up believing to be one offs turn into series Here s hoping for a great couple of books to come

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