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One For Sorrow, Two For Joy Book Review Summary

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Ace, Jan. 2005, 23.95, 320 pp.
ISBN 0441012655

Kirrick, the last of the robins saw his whole species, including his mate die at the hands of the magpies. The leader of the magpies, Slyekin, ordered his followers to kill all the small species of birds and he sent his second in command Traska to murder Kirrick. The little robin asks the wise owl Tomar what to do about the genocide being practiced on the small avians; the wise owl has a plan to stop the magpies from killing their little brethren.

Kirrick is sent to Darreal, the leader of the Falcons, Storne of the Eagles and Kraken of the Seabirds to gather their brethren to help them fight the magpie. During his journey, Traska, an enemy bird, second-in-command enlists the aids of the magpies to help him find Kirrick but along the way the robin finds allies who help him fight the evil, sadistic magpie. After the war is over in Birddom, a new one breaks out in Wingland with Traska and his new allies trying to take Slyekin's place as leader of the magpies who must fight his son brought up to hate him.

Harriet Klausner
This report prepared by Harriet Klausner








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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   very sensitive (sigh) Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Animal story    -   Yes Kind of animal:    -   bird Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   champion of justice Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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