The Gateway (Leven Thumps) [Obert Skye] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. WELCOME TO FOO. Fourteen-year-old Leven Thumps (a.k.a. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. This imaginative and entertaining young adult Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo by [Skye, Obert]. This imaginative and entertaining young adult fantasy novel successfully depicts an unusual boy’s coming of age. Oklahoma orphan teen Leven Thumps has a.

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I think Sabine makes the story interesting because he makes the bad thing Leven Thumps is a story about a boy named Leven and he has to stop Sabine from detroying Foo. My son likes the whole series. I couldn’t wait for each new release, and now am having to settle for the Beyond Foo series featuring one of my favorite characters. Geth is the rightful heir to Foo. Dec 16, Theresa rated it it was ok Shelves: Don’t you think it would be just a little strange to not dream anything ever again?

Love this series of books!! Leven originally knows nothing of Foo or of his heritage. Gatfway was a complete Harry Potter rip-off. Aug 14, Caroline rated it it was amazing.

Lists yhumps This Book. Winter struggles just to figure out what her purpose is. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

I enjoyed it because it always made me want to stay up late to read more.

Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo

At times, the prose does not match the quality of the story. Sep 30, Dawn rated it liked it.


Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! So he chooses the easiest idea he could come up with. Sabine, the wicked ruler of Foo, wants to extend his tyranny by ruling this world as well-but if that happens, no one on Earth would ever be able to dream again.

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Nice to see yet another successful, mainstream author who is LDS.

For example, Skye tells of what Sabine can do, but that has nothing do with what he looks like. They seemed be more comic filler to stretch a novella of about pages into a novel of about pages. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Jul 05, Gerrit rated it did not like it Thunps I especially like the boy and girl main characters anx are discovering their potentials and choosing who they want to be. I just thoroughly enjoyed this. So, yeah, I’m going to guess that Foo eventually gets destroyed at some point in this series because there is absolutely no hope that I would continue on with this.

Kind of like Charlie’s dad screwing the lids on tubes of toothpaste in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Based on 3 reviews. Add to Cart Add to Cart. Sometimes he’s cute, sometimes he’s annoying, but I can’t see any real purpose to him.

His book felt too one dimensional. Skye launches a thrilling and humorous series in the right direction. Open Preview See a Problem? The plot has very little rising action. However, if your daughter didn’t read it, you’ll probably want to find something a little better. See how we rate. I wasn’t even sure what a “Foo” was don’t know that I get it now and just kept adding more creatures and not explaining things very well. So the znd of the book is immediately weak — overused literary theme.


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Would I say it’s better than Harry Potter? The same goes for Winter’s Matilda-esque mother who thought she was the greatest thing since sliced bread tyumps consistently belittled Winter. Fast food restaurant mentioned. Include strange but positive characters who fight for the right against heavy odds, and you have a winner. Leven Thumps Book 1 Hardcover: He himself becomes a passive object while everyone else is fighting to save his life.

Skye only merely tells of things rather than to explain in depth.

I felt like the author was like, “Hm, let’s throw in this scene of mortal peril for absolutely no reason. For amd, when they run out of ground, Winter just uses her powers and makes water turn to ice, so that they can go on with their journey to Germany.

Kids and adults will enjoy this charming tale of good and evil.

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