Misha the Minstrel

Misha the Minstrel

by Michelle Edwards
     
 

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School Library Journal - School Library Journal
Gr 3-5 When Misha reaches the age of 13, his parents send him off with hugs and ``a sack of peanut butter sandwiches'' to become a minstrel. He travels from village to village but is teased because he doesn't measure up to people's preconceived concept of a minstrel: one who seeks out disasters and sings about them. Finally he sings about the ordinary, everday things that he has seen and enjoyed. People invite him back; at last he is a minstrel. The writing lacks polish and precision; sentences are sometimes awkward, and unnecessary repetition of words hampers the narrative flow. The humor is dry and sophisticated. Pen-and-ink drawings are well-executed, and attractive borders frame the pages of print. The story, however, is a blend of fantasy, realism and humor that doesn't work. Susan Kaminow, Arlington County Public Library, Va.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780930100193
Publisher:
Holy Cow! Press
Publication date:
01/01/1996
Pages:
25
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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