Pandora Gets Lazy (Pandora Series #3)

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Pandora and her BFFs are off to the Atlas Mountains in search of the next of the seven evils she released into the world. But before she finds a hint of Laziness, Pandy is separated from her friends and left totally alone in the middle of nowhere! With the fate of the world (still) in her hands, Pandy must rely on her own strengths (and a little help from Olympus to capture Laziness. Humor, light fantasy, and Pandora's newfound confidence feature in this third adventure from ...

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Overview

Pandora and her BFFs are off to the Atlas Mountains in search of the next of the seven evils she released into the world. But before she finds a hint of Laziness, Pandy is separated from her friends and left totally alone in the middle of nowhere! With the fate of the world (still) in her hands, Pandy must rely on her own strengths (and a little help from Olympus to capture Laziness. Humor, light fantasy, and Pandora's newfound confidence feature in this third adventure from Carolyn Hennesy

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - K. Meghan Robertson
Mythology made even more entertaining by authors that take liberty with the stories is becoming popular, and this series of "Pandora" stories seeks to bring the Pandora character into a variety of humorous and mischievous situations. Publishers Weekly said of the series that "Harry Potter meets Edith Hamilton [renowned source for mythology] in this cheeky rendition of Pandora's famous faux pas…." That faux pas, of course, is when Pandora submits to her curiosity and opens the box entrusted to her by the gods. This box contained all the evils in the world, but luckily she closed the box before all of its contents were released; however, all that remained was hope. Meanwhile this story of Pandora with her friends Iole, Alcie, and Homer is fun, but to a mythology "buff" it can be misleading. Mythological and historical names are used but, in an effort to thrill young readers, the story is completely fabricated, achieving the goal of a fictional read but simultaneously confusing a reader with an interest in the "real" myths. Reviewer: K. Meghan Robertson
School Library Journal
Gr 4–7—Fresh from the ordeals of collecting Jealousy and Vanity, Pandora and her friends are off in search of Laziness. The story opens as Pandy falls out of Apollo's sun chariot. Aided by Dionysus and his team of attack squirrels, she begins her journey on foot, only to get captured by slavers and dragged on a lengthy journey to the Atlas Mountains (convenient—she is heading there anyway). Here she is reunited with her friends (who were abducted by pirates and forced into slavery) and is surprised to find Laziness camping out in her Uncle Atlas's nostril. All in all, the story is a bit choppy and fragmented. This isn't a series readers can join in the middle, as character traits, in-jokes, and references to previous events will confuse newcomers, but Pandora's fans of the series should enjoy it.—Brandy Danner, Wilmington Memorial Library, MA
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599904818
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
  • Publication date: 4/27/2010
  • Series: Pandora Series , #3
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 238,802
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.14 (w) x 7.38 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Meet the Author

Carolyn Hennesy

Carolyn Hennesy has over twenty-five years' experience in the entertainment industry, having appeared in more than two hundred films, TV shows, commercials, and live stage productions. She may currently be seeing playing Mob lawyer Diane Miller on General Hospital and in a recurring role on ABC's new comedy, Cougar Town, starring Courtney Cox. A Los Angeles native, Carolyn also teaches improvisational comedy and has studied the flying trapeze.

www.carolynhennesy.com

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 27, 2011

    Ah-mazing!

    Once again, Carolyn Hennesy as put her magical to the newest addition to the series! I loved how each character found their true maturity while they were separated and found out that even without Pandy, you can still inch forward. I also loved the two little boys and how they helped Pandy with her quest. It's not only the book itself thats amazing, it' the detail. Every detail was perfey described in this package. And I yearned for more. Absolutely could not put the book down and enjoyed every page that I turned.

    9 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2011

    Amazing!

    This is a very good book. It is full of adventure and mystery. I loved this book!



    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 27, 2011

    Pandora series

    I love this book! I just started today but I'm already like halfway through! I also read the first two books in the eries and they are great!

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 5, 2012

    :)

    I love these books

    6 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 30, 2012

    Great book!

    awesome book!

    6 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 15, 2012

    HOW COULD U

    I LUV THIS BOOK HOW DARE U CALL IT BORIN LYK THAT!!!! REALITY CHECK U HATER OF PANDORA!!!

    5 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 15, 2012

    Best book series that i have ever read

    I love the pandora series, it is sooo well written and described

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 17, 2011

    The best

    I only read a litte but is ids the best ever

    4 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 12, 2012

    BBE

    BEST BOOK EVER

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 7, 2012

    Haven't read it.

    I haven't read it yet but sure it's going to be great!

    3 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 24, 2012

    Ok

    I liked it but it wasnt the kane chronichals

    2 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 21, 2012

    Love It!!

    These books are awsome i love them all!! I hope you pepole love them too!!!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 2, 2012

    TOTALLY AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Totally awesome and if u like these books u shold totally read the godess girls series. Ahhhhhh. So good

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2012

    AWESOME

    Loved this book!!!! SOOOO good! Love the nose hair part! Hilarious! ( you'll understand when u read it )

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 27, 2012

    Proboly Probolly awsome

    Didnt read it . But i bought a godess book

    1 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 2, 2012

    Pandora series

    I just love all of these books highly reccomended but if you liked this you should really read Athena The Brain!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2012

    Omg

    I love this series i can garentee by the end of it homer will be blind because in real life homer is a blind poet that wrote two of the best poems ever the illiad and the oddesy

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 1, 2011

    Athena the brain?

    y do all these ppl compare these god books to athena the brain? i read it (all in that series too) but its not even in the same series as the pandora series! other than that, great book so far.not done yet though. gotta keep readin. the next oones pandora gets angry or rage in persia.maybe she will meat a prince! anyways, great so far.kinda short for a fast reader like me though. highly recommended like the other books!ur probably not readin this long review though. bye!happy readin!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 22, 2009

    Pandora Gets Lazy

    I finished the book in two days - I couldn't put it down! I liked how Ms. Hennesy started exactly where Pandora Gets Vain ended; the flow from one into the other was seamless.

    I enjoyed the story as a whole. Pandora being separated from her friends added a whole other level of maturity to all of them. I also liked how Prometheus was able to see for himself how much Pandora had grown up during this mission.

    Adding the two little boys was a nice touch. It showed Pandora that she was no longer a child and could be responsible for others lives. She was willing to give up her selfishness to help others.

    I look forward to the next installment!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2014

    Nursery for.....

    Iceclan cats only

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