Oddkins [electronic resource] : A Fable for All Ages. Dean Koontz.
- ISBN: 9781453265901 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : Mel Parker Books, 2012.
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|Summary, etc.:|| Blockbuster author Dean Koontz's first novel for young readers, a beautifully illustrated and visually stunning story about a magical band of living toys who learn to overcome the fears we all face in the dark[Description]Toymaker Isaac Bodkins created the Oddkins, a group of living toys, for very special children who face difficulties in life and need true friends. There's Amos, the brave stuffed bear; Skippy, the rabbit who dreams of being a superstar; Butterscotch, the gentle, floppy-eared pup; Burl the elephant; the wise and scholarly Gibbons; and Patch the cat. The Oddkins are given to children to inspire, support, and love them, especially during times of adversity. Only now, the toys themselves are the ones who need help.Before he dies, Mr. Bodkins delivers a dire warning to Amos the bear: Watch out for an evil toymaker and his dangerous creations! Locked up in the dark sub-basement, another group of toys is climbing out of boxes and crates and coming to life as...
|Target Audience Note:|| MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
5.8 ATOS Level
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