Daddy Longlegs [NOOK Book]

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I adored this as a young adult - and now when I'm nearly 80 too! That gruesome awful American orphanage ... And Judy's release... And American high life and student goings on .... And then the. unexpected shock ending ( well did YOU guess it? ) . A sweet story, only matched (perhaps?) by its 'Dear Enemy' sequel
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Daddy Longlegs

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Overview

I adored this as a young adult - and now when I'm nearly 80 too! That gruesome awful American orphanage ... And Judy's release... And American high life and student goings on .... And then the. unexpected shock ending ( well did YOU guess it? ) . A sweet story, only matched (perhaps?) by its 'Dear Enemy' sequel
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148520078
  • Publisher: Callender Press
  • Publication date: 8/9/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 139 KB

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
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  • Posted December 10, 2011

    GREAT book!

    I wanted to try this book after reading "Dear Pen Pal", by Heather Vogel Frederick. She made it sound like a charming little book, and it certainly was. Two thumbs-up!

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 24, 2011

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    Wonderful read!

    I read this on the recommendation off another reviewer and am so glad I did. this. book draws you in immetiadely and makes it extremely difficult to put down! I read the whole book in a day and a half. Loved every single charachter

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 29, 2010

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    Loved this book

    Before I read The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, I was uncertain that I'd like the 'letters only' style of writing but I did. I then Googled other books of that style and found Daddy-Long-Legs. I sampled it and was hooked. Like a previous reviewer, I loved every minute of it and didn't want it to end.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2012

    MDBC

    I read the Mother Daughter Book Club and was intreigued by there telling of the story. I bought this book to find it was only 89 page long which surprised me. I think i bought the wrong book or maybe not cause i do remeber in MDBC that they also read dear enemy and another i cannot seem to remeber. Please help me find the right book!!! I have a small dissapoint,ent in the version i bought there were no pictures unlike the way MDBC describes the book.please help me!!!!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 12, 2003

    Speechless

    Wonderful book with great deails - enchants the reader in an instant, creating a problem . . . You won't want to put it down!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 19, 2012

    Love this book !

    I read it cuase of heather vogel frederick's Dear Pen Pal and it was awsome

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2011

    Too many mistakes

    But u still get the jist of it

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2011

    Great story, SO MANY MISTAKES!

    It's too bad they couldn't do the simplest of corrections to this book because it's a great little read. Save yourself the headache and download it from Project Gutenberg, they took the time to make it readable!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 26, 2009

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    I Also Recommend:

    The Best Book Ever

    Daddy-Long-Legs was the best book ever! I enjoyed every minute of it, and it had a great story. Judy Abbott is such a real charcter, as are the rest of the charcters in this novel. The pictures are very amusing, and so you another level of Judy. Another thing that is great is it's considered a classic, yet it's more modern (Little Women, Ivanhoe, and Alice in Wonderland are all already classics at this time). I loved every second of it.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 9, 2005

    Amazingly different but just as great!

    I had bought the book in 7th grade with a little... well, lot of apprehension. I mean, c'mon, a book about an orphan who's being send to college by a well-wisher? That did sound like, a lot of 'in debt to you', prim girls and stern Godfathers were going to be involved. Instead, I found this fun book, so full of love and laughter that from then to now I've read it about half a hundred times. Jean Webster is truly amazing. Hats off!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 28, 2013

    No

    I have never read it

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2013

    Dude

    If it was not good then why did you give it five stars? I thought the book was good.

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  • Posted April 17, 2013

    I Also Recommend:

    This is for MDBC who wrote a review on April 14th 2012 and gave

    This is for MDBC who wrote a review on April 14th 2012 and gave this book three stars.

    Sorry that this is so late seeing as you wrote your review over a year ago, but I was looking at this book and I just now saw your review.

    I did the same thing you did. I read the book because of the MDBC book. I don't think that the version you read was the right version. The one I read was 181 pages and it had all of the pictures (which I quite enjoyed!). I really liked this book and all it had to offer!! It was so charming and well written!! This is definitely a book that I will read again! I'll recommend the version of the book that I read. I hope that helped and again, I'm sorry that I was so late!! Maybe someone else has helped you and I just didn't see it!! :) By the way I really think that this is a five star book, I just gave it three stars so it would be on the same page as you review!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 15, 2012

    Good Read!

    I was surprised by how much I enjoyed this book. Easy to read. Great story.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2012

    One of the Greatest!!!

    It is a very cute book. It pretty much follows the movie (Judy played by Leaslie Carone & Jervis by Fred Astair) which is just as good. I lkied how it was done by letters although I wish that the ending had been told like the beginning had been. I would reccomend this to anyone who likes older books (not too old but just a little old lol) it is not exactly uptodate or anything but it us a very sweet book. My sister read the sequel Dear Enemy which she say is told by Julia Pendeltons point of view and the book is told in letter form like this is only it is all letters and nothing else. But she also said that it was not as good as this one. I would say that this is a definite "must read."
    LF

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 27, 2012

    To twelve-year-old-mama@nst.com

    The girl in this book is 18-21 but it would definitaly be for both of you. It isnt inapropriate at all and the girl sometimes seems younger than she really is. I'm 16 and love it!!! I wont be surprized if i read it again

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 19, 2012

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it!!!!!!!

    This book is soooooooooooooo awesome!!! I love it and would definitely recommend it to others! The "letters only" style that it is written in is super cool! The author did a 100% job!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2012

    Heart warming.

    I read this book when I was little and loved it. I enjoyed it just as much as an adult. I laughed, I cried and I completely enjoyed every word I read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 22, 2012

    Great story

    Great story but a few mistake ii never wanted to put it down! Short but goof

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  • Posted October 17, 2011

    Soooo good!

    I loved it! Its good for expericed readers.
    There is a good suprise at the ending ppl.

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