The award-winning author discusses her unforgettable novel, first published in , with author Gregory Maguire Wicked. Babbitt's classic story centers on a young girl who stumbles upon the mysterious Tuck family and their secret, magic spring. The moving prose and rich imagery have made this story a favorite among young readers. Sold and delivered by Audible, an Amazon company.
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When I go for walks, I still look down sun-dappled paths, hoping to get a glimpse of what Winnie saw when she stepped beyond the wrought-iron fence of her Victorian home. A 40th anniversary edition is something writers dream about trust me, I know of what I speak , and it signifies that the book has struck deep into public consciousness and touched the heart of things. Tuck Everlasting is one of those books that I keep extras of on hand for sharing. I might even share it with you, if you ask nicely. But you will probably want to pick up one or two of your own. See more great content like this on our companion site, GeekMom. Your email address will not be published. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
Is eternal life a blessing or a curse? Members of the Tuck family, having drunk from the spring, tell Winnie of their experiences watching life go by and never growing older. A brand-new introduction from Gregory Maguire, the author of Wicked , and additional bonus materials make this special edition of Natalie Babbitt's Tuck Everlasting a must-have for lovers of the book and a great way to introduce a new generation to a classic. This title has Common Core connections. It lingers on, haunting your waking hours, making you ponder. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Flawless in both style and structure, it is rich in imagery and punctuated with light fillips of humor. The author manipulates her plot deftly, dealing with six main characters brought together because of a spring whose waters can bestow everlasting life.