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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Jan 26, Duane rated it really liked it. The movie version is due out in Granted Winter’s had another life that I don’t know about haven’t read books 3 and 4but nonetheless, teenagers don’t have perfect grammar. Finally, and this is perhaps the worst part, in the climactic confrontation in the end, the main character, Leven, must rely on all of his friends to win. Teen lives outside on a small bed and meets a monkey like gatway named clover who is wearing a cloak he tells him about another world and he has to work with him.

I don’t intend to read the other books. It’s not that it’s bad, it’s just that the story I read this book because it’s one of the few books my youngest daughter ever finished. Obert Skye’s imagined world of Foo contains many whimsical and delightful elements, such as Humble Pie that apologizes for its own flavor and promises to taste better next time, and candy gatewqy temporarily rearranges its chewer’s body parts.


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His gwteway felt too one dimensional. The first chapter had me annoyed. Mar 28, Erin rated it did not like it Shelves: He is a wisecracking sycophant from Foo, sent to look after Leven, who is his burn master.

Families can talk about the author’s ideas about dreams. He works to keep reality and Foo from colliding against the evil Sabine who seeks to rule over both reality and Foo for the worst.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Get it now Searching for streaming and purchasing options I understand ofo children’s books need to empower thu,ps and keep the adults out of the way as much as possible, but there were no good adults and the closest thing to a “mentor” he had was a toothpick!

Enter Clover, a wisecracking, foot-high sidekick; Winter, a girl with a special power of her own; and Geth, the rightful heir to Foo. He was there to explain to Leven and Winter about what Foo was and why it was in danger, but it takes a nad of the book to get there and by the time he finally did explain, I was past caring.

Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo (Leven Thumps, Book 1) Book Review

The series was amazing I can’t wait for the last book and he wouldn’t stop reading! Clover’s last burn was Antsel, who dies in the beginning of the first book.


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Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo

Like another reviewer, I was disappointed, it feels like a Harry Potter knock off. This is another of a recent batch of young adult novels set in Oklahoma. I think Sabine makes the story interesting because he makes the voo thing Leven Thumps is a story about a boy named Leven and he has to stop Sabine from detroying Foo.

Return to Book Page. If you do, it just feels like the author got lazy and said “I don’t know how to solve this, so let’s just have a magic spell save the day. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Another thing I don’t like is how the author flo to make comments or remarks that supposedly are “funny” but it’s just idiodic and ruins the run of the story. But if you have a nearby library I bet they have it.

It is a fun, light read. More books from this author: Oct 15, Katty rated it it was ok.