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The Shiny Skates (Magic Charms )

3.68 of 5 stars 3.68  ·  rating details  ·  37 ratings  ·  5 reviews
With over 4.1 million copies in print, Elizabeth Koda-Callan's Magic Charm Books is the little series that could. Now, The Shiny Skates takes a dramatic new turn with a fresh redesign featuring a new cover and an irresistible 5" x 6 1/2" trim size--a smaller book for smaller hands, and the perfect stocking stuffer. The look is contemporary, yet as classic as the story insi ...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published November 1st 2004 by Workman Publishing Company (first published January 10th 1992)
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Piece of fluff, never cared for the story, but I love this book for the memories it brings of me and my dad.
This book... I think it's a solid effort. It's trying to teach you the virtue of persistence and believing in yourself. I think the story was a longer than it needed to be and could have been tightened up some. There was a lot of repeating on the little girl's fears, which I know is how things happen in real life, but to dwell on it for so long in a story may have the opposite effect as is intended.

The other slight "problem" with the book is the emphasis on the necklace. It has the potential for
Clara-ruth A.
I liked it because I've read it and when I wore the charm when I went skating I got everything perfect.
Nov 04, 2008 Jocelyn rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: ALL MY FAMILY
Recommended to Jocelyn by: MY COUSIN
x this book is so cool because you learned a leson on that you always need to work hard when you want something and you need to belive thatyou can do whaT YOUVWANT BUT YOU NEED PRACTICE
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The girl wanted to learn how to skate so her mom got her a pair as a present. A.R.
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