|Plot Summary of Dragon on a Pedestal - Xanth 7|
|"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. "
Melissa G., Resident Scholar
|"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."
Aline, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Dragon on a Pedestal - Xanth 7|
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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
Has magical/special powers?
Magical/mental powers of main character:
- can cast many different spells
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
- natural phenomena
- an entire race
Has magical powers?
Magical/mental powers of main antagonist:
- can cast all sorts of 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?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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