Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Fantastic Worlds - Paul Collins

An anthology of fantasy stories for kids. At that, it will do nicely. Definitely aimed at the quite young, in the main, so little of interest here. A sub-3 average as a result.

Fantastic Worlds : The Boy from the Monster Forest - Kate Forsyth
Fantastic Worlds : Chronicler - Sean McMullen
Fantastic Worlds : City of Whirlwinds - Jane Routley
Fantastic Worlds : Dawn Chorus - Glyn Parry
Fantastic Worlds : Wizard Trouble - Paul Collins
Fantastic Worlds : The Book of Lore - Tony Shillitoe
Fantastic Worlds : The Sorceror's Looking Glass - Steven Paulsen
Fantastic Worlds : Flame Child - Shannah Jay
Fantastic Worlds : Old Noon's Tale - Cherry Wilder
Fantastic Worlds : The Nag - Allan Bailie
Fantastic Worlds : Mouse and the Witch-child - Brian Caswell
Fantastic Worlds : From the Lighthouse - Garth Nix
Fantastic Worlds : The Taste of Power - Rowena Cory Lindquist
Fantastic Worlds : The Bath-house - Keith Taylor
Fantastic Worlds : The Talking Sword - Jack Dann


Shadow hounded.

2 out of 5


Most of us are just historians, not soul-sucking demons, honest.

3 out of 5


Spin away, spellcrow.

3.5 out of 5


Bug freak.

3 out of 5


Clones and zombies, too.

2.5 out of 5


Better dragon fried elf trees, than dragon friend elves.

3 out of 5


The old monster disguised as a hot chick trick.

3.5 out of 5


Big girls get choppy.

2 out of 5


Sand, sea, sunner.

3 out of 5


Horse and hounds.

2.5 out of 5


Got us an Outlander.

3 out of 5


Those old buildings make more than they seem to.

2.5 out of 5


Wizard didn't chop my hand off, not even the finger. Maybe I can work for him.

3.5 out of 5


The fourth wash folly.

3.5 out of 5


Video game boy, your demon weapon here is going to get you over your fear of killing monsters.

3 out of 5





2 out of 5

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