ISBN 10: 0060298839 / ISBN 13: 9780060298838
Usato / Quantità: 0
Copie del libro da altre librerie
Mostra tutte le  copie di questo libro

Libro

Purtroppo questa copia non è più disponibile. Di seguito ti proponiamo una lista di copie simili.

Descrizione:

Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Chemical Warfare?Casper, Johnny, and Gwinny are sure they'll never be happy again when their mother marries Jack, who is as mean as an ogre. To make matters worse, two obnoxious stepbrothers, Malcolm and Douglas, move in as well. No one -- except the parents -- seems happy. But when Jack gives a chemistry set to each group of kids, bigger problems take over. These are, it turns out, not your average chemicals. In one hilarious experiment after another, the kids discover they can fly, switch bodies with one another, and even disappear. If only they could figure out how to "undo all of this! Are one combustible stepfamily and two explosive chemistry sets a formula for disaster?. Codice inventario libreria

Su questo libro:

Book ratings provided by GoodReads):
3,86 valutazione media
(1.747 valutazioni)

Riassunto: Chemical Warfare?

Casper, Johnny, and Gwinny are sure they'll never be happy again when their mother marries Jack, who is as mean as an ogre. To make matters worse, two obnoxious stepbrothers, Malcolm and Douglas, move in as well. No one -- except the parents -- seems happy. But when Jack gives a chemistry set to each group of kids, bigger problems take over. These are, it turns out, not your average chemicals. In one hilarious experiment after another, the kids discover they can fly, switch bodies with one another, and even disappear. If only they could figure out how to undo all of this! Are one combustible stepfamily and two explosive chemistry sets a formula for disaster?

L'autore: Diana Wynne Jones was raised in the village of Thaxted, in Essex, England. She has been a compulsive storyteller for as long as she can remember enjoying most ardently those tales dealing with witches, hobgoblins, and the like. Ms. Jones lives in Bristol, England, with her husband, a professor of English at Bristol University. They have three sons and two granddaughters. In Her Own Words...

"I decided to be a writer at the age of eight, but I did not receive any encouragement in this ambition until thirty years later. I think this ambition was fired-or perhaps exacerbated is a better word-by early marginal contacts with the Great, when we were evacuated to the English Lakes during the war. The house we were in had belonged to Ruskin's secretary and had also been the home of the children in the books of Arthur Ransome. One day, finding I had no paper to draw on, I stole from the attic a stack of exquisite flower-drawings, almost certainly by Ruskin himself, and proceeded to rub them out. I was punished for this. Soon after, we children offended Arthur Ransome by making a noise on the shore beside his houseboat. He complained. So likewise did Beatrix Potter, who lived nearby. It struck me then that the Great were remarkably touchy and unpleasant (even if, in Ruskin's case, it was posthumous), and I thought I would like to be the same, without the unpleasantness.

"I started writing children's books when we moved to a village in Essex where there were almost no books. The main activities there were hand-weaving, hand-making pottery, and singing madrigals, for none of which I had either taste or talent. So, in intervals between trying to haunt the church and sitting on roofs hoping to learn to fly, I wrote enormous epic adventure stories which I read to my sisters instead of the real books we did not have. This writing was stopped, though, when it was decided I must be coached to go to University. A local philosopher was engaged to teach me Greek and philosophy in exchange for a dollhouse (my family never did things normally), and I eventually got a place at Oxford.

"At this stage, despite attending lectures by J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis, I did not expect to be writing fantasy. But that was what I started to write when I was married and had children of my own. It was what they liked best. But small children do not allow you the use of your brain. They used to jump on my feet to stop me thinking. And I had not realized how much I needed to teach myself about writing. I took years to learn, and it was not until my youngest child began school that I was able to produce a book which a publisher did not send straight back.

"As soon as my books began to be published, they started coming true. Fantastic things that I thought I had made up keep happening to me. The most spectacular was Drowned Ammet. The first time I went on a boat after writing that book, an island grew up out of the sea and stranded us. This sort of thing, combined with the fact that I have a travel jinx, means that my life is never dull."

Diana Wynne Jones is the author of many highly praised books for young readers, as well as three plays for children and a novel for adults. She lives in Bristol, England, with her husband, a professor of English at Bristol University. They have three sons.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Dati bibliografici

Condizione libro: New

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Jones, Diana Wynne
Editore: Greenwillow Books (2002)
ISBN 10: 0060298839 ISBN 13: 9780060298838
Usato Quantità: 1
Da
Better World Books: West
(Reno, NV, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Greenwillow Books, 2002. Condizione libro: Fair. N/A. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP93887494

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra usato
EUR 7,76
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Jones, Diana Wynne
Editore: Greenwillow Books (2002)
ISBN 10: 0060298839 ISBN 13: 9780060298838
Usato Quantità: 1
Da
Better World Books
(Mishawaka, IN, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Greenwillow Books, 2002. Condizione libro: Very Good. N/A. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Codice libro della libreria GRP65196063

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra usato
EUR 7,76
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

Jones, Diana Wynne
Editore: Greenwillow Books (2002)
ISBN 10: 0060298839 ISBN 13: 9780060298838
Usato Quantità: 1
Da
Better World Books
(Mishawaka, IN, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Greenwillow Books, 2002. Condizione libro: Very Good. N/A. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Codice libro della libreria GRP70778585

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra usato
EUR 7,76
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

4.

Jones, Diana Wynne
Editore: Greenwillow Books
ISBN 10: 0060298839 ISBN 13: 9780060298838
Usato Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Books Squared
(Dallas, TX, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Greenwillow Books. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Only lightly used. Book has minimal wear to cover and binding. A few pages may have small creases and minimal underlining. Codice libro della libreria G0060298839I3N10

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra usato
EUR 8,79
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

5.

Diana Wynne Jones
Editore: Greenwillow Books (2002)
ISBN 10: 0060298839 ISBN 13: 9780060298838
Usato Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Greenwillow Books, 2002. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Used: Good. Codice libro della libreria SONG0060298839

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra usato
EUR 11,31
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,69
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

6.

Diana Wynne Jones
ISBN 10: 0060298839 ISBN 13: 9780060298838
Usato Quantità: 1
Da
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Good. Book Condition: Good. Codice libro della libreria 97800602988384.0

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra usato
EUR 14,23
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,69
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

7.

Diana Wynne Jones
ISBN 10: 0060298839 ISBN 13: 9780060298838
Usato Quantità: 1
Da
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Codice libro della libreria 97800602988383.0

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra usato
EUR 14,36
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,69
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

8.

Jones, Diana Wynne
Editore: Greenwillow Books (2002)
ISBN 10: 0060298839 ISBN 13: 9780060298838
Usato Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
BookStore Independent
(Memphis, TN, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Greenwillow Books, 2002. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Used: Good. Codice libro della libreria 12841190

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra usato
EUR 35,26
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 4,60
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

9.

Jones, Diana Wynne
Editore: Greenwillow Books (2002)
ISBN 10: 0060298839 ISBN 13: 9780060298838
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 3
Da
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Greenwillow Books, 2002. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110060298839

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 54,86
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 2,77
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

10.

Diana Wynne Jones
Editore: Greenwillow Books (2002)
ISBN 10: 0060298839 ISBN 13: 9780060298838
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Greenwillow Books, 2002. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0060298839

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 72,14
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,69
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi