|Plot Summary of Dragon on a Pedestal - Xanth 7|
Princess Ivy is lost due to certain circumstances during her parents' meeting at the zombie castle. She and her 2 friends search for their way home, encountering many friends along the way, as her parents search for her.
This synopsis report prepared by Aline
The introduction of the new Princess Ivy is the basis of this novel. The 3-year-old daughter of Dor and Irene has wandered off and forgotten how to get home. The book changes between the adventures of the budding Sorceress and those of her worried mother trying to find her. Along the way, Ivy befriends Hugo, the Good Magician's and the Gorgon's son, and Stanley Steamer, the youthened Gap Dragon. Irene's adventures include the discovery of Mt. Parnassus, and the Muses, among others.
This synopsis report prepared by Melissa G.
|Chapter Analysis of Dragon on a Pedestal - Xanth 7|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 40%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 50%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 10%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
Coming of age
- a powerful magician
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- exploring a wondrous planet or phenomena
- preventing an ecological disaster
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- a kid
If magical mental powers:
- can cast many different spells
- 20th century
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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