The Pocket Gnome

Rated 5.00/5 based on 3 reviews
Twelve-year-old David Mishram did not believe in magic. If he had, he would not have made the trap that caught a black-hearted pocket-sized gnome called Lod Fomori, or encountered a mysterious two-natured woman, or fought the vicious Fomori tribe to save the last seed of Power. If he had believed in myth and magic, he would NEVER have set that trap and our world would be a very different place. More

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Words: 9,880
Language: English
ISBN: 9781465761736
About Lynette Aspey

Lynette Aspey writes science fiction and fantasy for anybody who likes reading, or being read to. She originates from Sydney, Australia and grew up amidst beaches, bushland, horses, sunshine and books. Lots, and lots of books.

At 21, Lyn went travelling and lived in the UK, Europe, Scandinavia, Canada, the Caribbean and various inter-dimensional spaces between. For over fifteen years, Lyn, with her husband and daughter, lived onboard a cruising yacht. Those were the years when they had no idea where they'd be next, or what they'd be doing from day to day.

Lyn is now back in Australia and she's once again surrounded by bushland and animals of various kinds. Some of them four-legged.

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Review by: Sue hoyden on Oct. 24, 2011 :
Captures the imagination right from the start and continues to do so all the way through til the end with wonderful imaginative descriptions. A lovely tale that can be enjoyed together with your kids (or grandkids)
(reviewed 26 days after purchase)

Review by: Katy G on Sep. 28, 2011 :
Alison/Age 12
I feel as though I am on the journey with David. The discriptions make it appear real. I am tempted to creep down to the bottom of my garden and check for gnomes! A clever idea twisted into an intriging story for more mature readers.
(reviewed 3 days after purchase)

Review by: Anne Dunlop on Sep. 23, 2011 :
Great book, lots of fun. I love Lynn's descriptions, like; "as if the baker had dropped a button of pink sugar and a dash of attitude into the bread mixture"? The hidden undercurrent of a very unhappy wee boy, who suddenly finds that life isn't as bad as he thought evolves beautifully. Recommended for young readers and readers who still believe they're young!
(reviewed 23 days after purchase)

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