Spiderwick series continues with new characters. Read Common Sense Media’s The Nixie’s Song: Beyond the Spiderwick Chronicles, Book 1 review, age rating. Nick Vargas is a very angry eleven-year-old boy. His father has just remarried and Nick has had to give up his room to his new step-sister Laurie. Laurie is just.. . Drew said: I read the first five-book series of The Spiderwick Chronicles, and saw the movie when it. The Nixie’s Song (Beyond the Spiderwick Chronicles, #1).

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Get it now on Searching for streaming and purchasing options He’s even less happy to find that she’s a weirdo who believes in the fairies and the unseen magical world she has read about in The Spiderwick Chronicles.

Worst of all, she seems excited about the new marriage, and Nick just wishes that it beyod never happened. Apr 14, Nilsson added it. A few questionable words, but nothing terrible!

Also, the family background makes the children more likable, because we can relate to them, we can see where their flaws are coming from, we know that they are good people dealing with some bad history, and we want them to grow past it.

This trilogy begins with a new family, different from the Grace children in character and personality, but similar in messed up family dynamics.

The Nixie’s Song by Tony DiTerlizzi

I love all things mermaids, have since I was really little, so I was really excited when the world of Spiderwick finally introduced water fae, like the Nixies! Eleven-year-old Nicholas Vargas only thinks his life has been turned upside down after his developer father remarries and moves his new wife and daughter into the soon-to-be completed Mangrove Hollow. Teen, 13 years old Written by seansoler May 28, User Reviews Parents say Kids say.


I mean, this is some serious Star Trek shit going on here. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Beyond the Spiderwick Chronicles: Book One – The Nixie’s Song

Once again, Black does a fantastic job of melding together fairy adventures with family problems that are real issues for many children in today’s society. It didn’t have the spark that the original series had.

Everyone stopped bothering each other right up until his father suddenly got married again. Other books in the series. She is very strange and seems to really believe in faeries. He and his older brother Jules and his father have dealt with the death of Nick’s mom, but now Nick’s dad is moving on; in fact, he has remarried, and Nick is not too happy about having a new stepmother and stepsister. Kid, 8 years old December 4, Illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi.

I was surprised when Nick was able to see the nixie.

Holly Black Fantasy My favorite part was the end when they killed the monster and now they are safe. Nick finds spkderwick Laurie didn’t really believe in Faeries, and only acted like she did because she wanted them to exist so bad that she thought if she just believed in them, they would be real. I recommend this book to people who enjoy reading about fantasy and fairies. So, the trio got a book published, and the whole world know about them.

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As with the previous novels in this series, wonderful illustrations can be found throughout the book. Bedtime Reading This book is good for ages Add your rating See all 3 parent reviews. On a search for said faeries, Nick gets more than he bargains for when he picks up a four-leafed clover and it gives him the Sight. If I were the author I would have more characters and more protagonist to make the story much more interesting and see how the characters got tne their problems. Then when browsing at the library, I found all three just sitting t Tbe read the first five-book series of The Spiderwick Chronicles, and saw the movie when it was released a few years later, but until lately hadn’t felt much interest for the follow-up series of three.


Holly Black Goodreads Author. Thank you for your support. And the action is wonderful, too.

The Nixie’s Song: Beyond the Spiderwick Chronicles, Book 1

He puts it in his pocket without telling Laurie about it. The settings adds to the conflict because the monster wants to eat Nick.

What I really love about this book, aside from the gorgeous illustrations and the driving plot, is the fact that the chtonicles have the ability to In the continuing adventures spiverwick started with The Spiderwick ChroniclesDiTerlizzi and Black do not disappoint with their Beyond the Spiderwick Chronicles series. I gave it a couple of stars, because the idea had potential, and the next two volumes might build on that. Spiderwick has a lot of great details. More books in this series:

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