Title: The Gammage Cup: A Novel of the Minnipins Author(s): Carol Kendall, Elizabeth Enright ISBN: / (USA edition). A book about a few citizens of an imaginary village who dare to question some long-held but false beliefs in the community, and are ostracized as a result. Many of the Minnipins, particularly the overbearing Period family, are self- centered and greedy for the prize of the Gammage Cup; their actions to attain this goal.
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The Minnipins have lost their past. An accident caused him to lose his memory, and some of the artifacts were mislabeled, as a result. Be willing to Stand out Even worse, their in competition with other villages for the coveted Gammage Cup, gammsge everything and everyone must be perfect.
Muggles decides that Mingy should reconnoiter the Old Mines while the rest of the “Outlaws” wait behind. Curly Green the painter of Blobs, who had a Scarlet door was just always herself and non-judgmental of those around her. May 12, Sarah rated it it was amazing. This book, written like a history text interspersed with the maxims and poems of Minnipin heroes, is a very gentle fantasy novel for young readers.
How do these names fit in? The humor, the conspiracy theories, the government, the sameness, the characters! I feel like The Gammage Cup book tried to be a little silly and make you laugh but the xup was kinda weird. Muggles as an unlikely hero is awesome. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The Gammage Cup
The cover was intriguing. It is surrounded by four mountain ranges: However, when it comes to battle, the Mushrooms are treated gqmmage non-humans or animals—alien. What’s the Name o I have read it three times personally, and I have read it one time to my kids, all younger than 6, and they already want to read it again.
It was like returning home.
I can say that I had good taste as a kid.
Some years later, Fooley the Brave flew a balloon over the mountains and returned some months later with artifacts from the Land Beyond the Mountain. Mingy emerges from the cave holding the pot of white substance which is used cure Gummy and the injured Minnipins soldiers. The detail in describing gxmmage which Kendall expresses might be boring to some, but since her tone is endlessly engaging, I find the thoroughness and detail engrossing.
The ending wraps everything up neatly and quickly but I ganmage love this book. And to top it all off, there are a couple of decent plot twists and surprises too. Jun 01, Chris Thompson rated it it was amazing.
Squeaky Clean Reviews:The Gammage Cup
Described as a bit plump, disorganized, yet with a sharp and practical mind, and best of all, ages are never really mentioned. The true enchanted climactic action does not begin until more than three quarters of the way through the book, and the building up to it is so slow that some may call it uneventful.
This was a quick read for me and enjoyable, although I do not know if I will read the rest of gammagw series.
Gamnage story itself is simple but has one of my favourite things in it, people building from the ground up, and I really liked how realistic it was about how different people work and create differently, and how one encourages them to put effort into things without judging them.
Sep 18, James Wirrell rated it really liked it. View all 7 comments.
The Gammage Cup (The Minnipins, #1) by Carol Kendall
The Tammage devote their lives to making their towns look just like those pictures Fooley brought back, and as such they all have green doors and wear green cloaks. It is still remarkably absorbing for me as a young adult.
Problems, but a lot of good things too. Another theme used in the book is uniting against a common foe. Muggles organizes their working efforts and after much progress is made, they explore the Old Mines in the Sunset Mountains. The other nonconformists include Gummy, who composes poetry that goes against Minnipin convention; Curley Green, who likes to paint actual landscapes and people rather than the arbitrary symbols the Minnipins favor; and Walter the Earl, who likes to dig up history, and the version of history he knows is not the same as the official history.
The world is so full and refreshing, relatable in the humanity but with just enough idiosyncrasies and magical elements to make it exciting, and the universe is not complicated or confusing. Some of my thoughts: