Castle Roogna - Xanth 3 Book Summary and Study Guide

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    Dor is a kid from the magical land of Xanth who gets picked on. His talent is to talk to inanimate objects which makes him a magician. He wants to help his nanny, Millie the Ghost (no longer a ghost)so he goes to the past to find out how to bring her boyfriend, Jonathan the Zombie, back to life.
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    Once there, he makes friends with a giant spider, and learns alot about what it takes to really be a man.
The review of this Book prepared by Nikki Moon

12 year old Dor goes into the tapestry to 800 years into the past. He is searching for elixer to restore a zombie. But he must be careful not to do anything that would alter history. He finds himself in a Mundane barbarian's body with strentgh and muscles (something he's not used to)and a giant spider for a companion. Then the search begins.
The review of this Book prepared by Nikki Moon

Dor, heir to the throne, is sent on a mission by King Trent to get a potion that will restore zombies to life. On his mission, he encounters many obsticles.
The review of this Book prepared by Aline

12-year old Magician Dor goes on a quest for an elixer to restore a zombie to life, for his friend and caretaker, Millie the (ex-)ghost. The problem is that the only way to obtain it is to travel 800 years into the past! He is joined on his quest by Jumper, a (now man-sized) spider that accidentally got caught up in Dor's travel spell, and a young woman of the time, named Millie...
The review of this Book prepared by Melissa G.

A young prince gets sucked into a magical tapestry and is placed in in a barbarians body in the past.
The review of this Book prepared by Matt Smith

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 30%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   humorous or laughable FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   exploring a CUTESY fantasy world Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   mage/magician Age:    -   a kid


Terrain    -   Jungle    -   Water    -   Forests Earth setting:    -   20th century    -   general past Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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