C'era una volta un bastoncino di ghiacciolo circondato da fresca dolcezza. Ma un giorno la dolcezza se ne andò e il bastoncino cadde per terra. Poi una mano lo raccolse, era la mano di Rosy... La favola magica di un bastoncino di ghiacciolo capace di trasformarsi e di esaudire i desideri. Età di lettura: da 5 anni.
- ISBN: 8865265957
- Casa Editrice: NORD-SUD
- Pagine: 40
- Data di uscita: 15-10-2015
This seemed a bit like the result of a writing prompt or workshop challenge - write a story about something found in your trash (popsicle sticks) and a social issue (financial struggles). It makes a bit more sense when you realize it was published posthumously. Perhaps Mr. Hoban would not have chose Leggi tutto
This wonderful tale by Russell Hoban is a perfect fit for Quentin Blake's loose and vibrant ink and watercolors. We've loved reading this one at home with our kids.
Why shouldn't iceblock sticks dream of being a horse?! We imbue all sorts of things, on a regular basis, with human characteristics. Heavens, Hans Christian Andersen gave us a tin soldier many, many years ago, and I just love The Velveteen Rabbit , And our cars. So I'm okay with iceblock sticks being Leggi tutto
The ice-pop sticks that Rosie collects dream of being more than just a stick in a box. They dream of being a horse! Of course Rosie doesn't know this until one night she wishes her box was "a chest full of treasure to pay bills with" so her family won't worry so much anymore. Amazingly her wish come Leggi tutto
Really really over the top in terms of fantasy - kind of pure permission to direct your dreams and save the day. To enjoy the story one has to just let it be and enjoy that free fantasy aspect. So love the illustrations.
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