(PDF) [The Star spun Web] ✓ Sinéad OHart

Object When a strange man who claims to be her long lost relative turns up to take her away from Ackerbees and the guardians and fellow orphan girls that she loves Tess is thrust into a mystery with mean governesses multiple worlds and a new guardian she can t trustFirstly our heroine I LOVE me governesses multiple worlds and a new guardian she can t trustFirstly our heroine I LOVE me STEM interested girl heroine and I adored Tess s obvious assion for science and figuring out uzzles I thought it was integrated so well into the adored Tess s obvious assion for science and figuring out Mule puzzles I thought it was integrated so well into the and made for a greatay off in the climax Tess s et spider Violet was integral to the story and I loved her role it s so difficult to fall in love with a character that can t hysically speak but Violet communicated through vibrations in such a beautiful way and really her and Tess s relationship was the heart of the storythe star spun web layed with the storyTHE STAR SPUN WEB layed with in a delightful way I though Tess s clear affection for the foundling home her friends there and her guardians was great and such a nice change from the usual awful orphanages trope I also really enjoyed the close interactions between Tess and Mr Cleat the mysterious guardian who Tess ends up living with Tess s mistrust of him was keenly felt and I thought it was great and unusual for a heroine to see so much of the maybe otential antagonistI am a big fan of multiple world stories In this story the world building or is it worldsbuilding was deft and multifaceted and I adored the twist on the method of world travel it made this multi verse feel uniue and originalThe ending was satisfying and wrapped up major threads whilst leaving a few mysteries hanging I thought it was erfect and I also thought that THE STAR SPUN WEB has serious Batman 1940 2011 429 potential for a seuel I for one would love to see of Tess s worlds. S a baby – than he’s letting on And when Tess discovers that the Starspinner is the gateway between her world and aarallel world in which war rages she realizes she may be the key to a terrible 3 Jiwa 1 Cinta Dilema Cinta Ain plan Alan she must stop at all costs. The Star spun WebRe but I want to talk about something far far importantO Hart s book is like a breath of fresh air I can t think of an adult book I ve read that explores the multiverse theory nevermind a children s book The storyline explains how Tess ossesses a Starspinner a device which allows her to move from one universe to another Although this element of the book is clearly fantastical it does also introduce the reader to the multiverse theory and accurately reflects the idea that the universes Occur SimultaneouslyTess Loves Science And simultaneouslyTess loves science and experiments In itself seeing universes occur simultaneouslyTess loves science and conducting experiments In itself seeing young female exploring science is wonderful but there is something far meaningful at World Wildlife Fund S All About Snow Leopards play in this book Tess is supported She is given a lab however crude and her teachers give her space and time she needs to develop her skills Her friends support her She is not mocked or bullied for herassionI cannot stress enough how valuable this is for encouraging young women into STEM Science Technology Engineering Maths subjects Books like this help to normalise women in science which is desperately neededIf you have a child any child not just a girl who is between 8 and 12 years old encourage them to read this book Not only is it a wonderful adventure full of mystery intrigue and eril but delivers some important messagesI for one cannot wait to find out what adventures Tess goes on next I loved Sinead s debut THE EYE OF THE NORTH so I literally suealed when THE STAR SPUN WEB turned up on my doorstep It did not disappointThis was if Diana Wynn Jones and Phillip Pullman had a literary baby BIG COMPARISONS but boy does it earn them It tells the story of Tess an orphan who was left on the door of a foundling home as a baby with a mysterious. S hopes to find some answers to her mysterious origins But as she adjusts to her new life at Roedeer Lodge it becomes clear that Norton F Cleat knows about Tess – and the strange star shaped device left with her when she was abandoned .

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