The Gateway (Leven Thumps) [Obert Skye] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. WELCOME TO FOO. Fourteen-year-old Leven Thumps (a.k.a. Leven Thumps And The Gateway To Foo [Obert Skye, Ben Sowards] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When fate brings fourteen-year-old. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. This imaginative and entertaining young adult Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo by [Skye, Obert].

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I would recommend this book to anyone!

Is it ok for kids to read books outside their reading gatewah Some mild fantasy violence including monster attacks; a sentient tree is turned into a sentient toothpick. This book is first in a series, but I don’t think I need to read the others. Books by Obert Skye. If your magic doesn’t have defined rules and a system the reader can rely on, you cannot use it as a solution to major plot elements.

Paperbackpages. But Foo is in chaos, and three transplants from that dreamworld have been sent to retrieve Lev, who alone has the gateqay to save Foo.

Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo

It just felt so formulaic with no flow what-so-ever. The author used quite a bit of creativity developing his characters, and the ideas behind Foo were interesting, but none of the personalities or relationships were moving enough to grab me. See full terms and conditions and this month’s choices. And it wasn’t like this was a slow progression of a power that she then carefully honed into strength, she was just capable of turning a whole classroom to ice and then having strong ice powers through the whole rest of the book, once again just by thinking about it.


The author isn’t supposed to make commentary on their characters during the story granted, it worked in series of unfortunate events, but that was a different series.

From a girl who can freeze people simply by looking at them, to a talking toothpick, you’ll be amazed at the funny adventures the author gets them in.

Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo (Leven Thumps, Book 1)

Articles lacking sources from January All articles lacking sources Pages to import images to Wikidata. Nov 04, Kathryn rated it liked it Recommends it for: Orphaned, mistreated Leven is contacted znd a tiny creature named Clover, who informs him that he has a destiny to save two worlds: Can this unique band of travelers help Lev overcome his doubt?

Desperate need to be special, like a mistreated orphan boy with magical powers, maybe? I was just getting a little tired. I understand that children’s books need to empower kids and keep the adults out of the way as much as possible, but there were no good adults and the closest thing to a “mentor” he had was a toothpick!

Get book club recommendations, access to more 1, reading group guides, author updates, and more! Teen, 13 years old Written by IloveBudster December 1, This is another of a recent batch of young adult novels set in Oklahoma. Subjects Fantasy Juvenile Fiction. Ben SowardsWilliam Sokol Genre: Get it now on Searching for streaming and purchasing options This story tateway is so good. May 30, Pjmbookworm rated it liked it.

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The main character, of course, is Leven Thumps. I think this book has the funniest first paragraph ever.

This was pretty difficult to get through. Hobbies and other interests: Get it now Searching for streaming and purchasing options Well, this book is not exactly slow, but their journey takes a long, long time. However, if your daughter didn’t read it, you’ll probably want to find lefen a little better.

It took me a long time to read this book, mostly because I never quite got hooked on the story. See great eBook deals. Open Preview See a Problem? Our ratings are based on child development best practices. Winter is thirteen, with ratty blond hair and deep evergreen eyes. If there is a weakness in the book, I’d have to say the main If you enjoy fantasy books then this book should be a treat for you.

In all, the author fails to create a compelling world or coherent characters, which just makes the awkward plot even more tedious.

Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo (Leven Thumps, book 1) by Obert Skye

Return to Book Page. This just gave me all my childhood feels again! I hope that me reading it will lead to her reading more. Thank you for your support. My hopes were i guess too high Will belief overcome doubt?