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El Ogro Malvado (The Spiderwick Chronicles #5)

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Después de escapar por los pelos de la cantera de los enanos, Jared, Simon y Mallory regresan a casa y se encuentran con que ésta ha sido saqueada por el malvado Mulgarath, quién no sólo se ha llevado el Cuaderno de campo del Mundo Fantástico de Arthur Spiderwick, sino algo aún más preciado: ¡a su madre! Con la ayuda de Dedalete, Cerdonio y Byron, los hermanos Grace parten ...more
Hardcover, 148 pages
Published January 2008 by Ediciones B (first published 2004)
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Aug 29, 2015 P rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: young-adult
ตัวรายตายงายมากจนนาตกใจ ฮาๆ (view spoiler) เรานีนังขำอยูนานกวาจะอานตอได สำหรับเลมนีเราชอบตอนจบ ลูซินดากับสไปเดอรวิก เราวาเปนตอนจบทีดูมีอะไรดี หลังจากหาเลมทีผานมาเราใหนำหนักหนังสือชุดนีพอๆกับนิทานกอนนอน เพราะทังปม ตัวละครและกอะไรอีกหลายๆอยาง มันไมหนักพอทีจะทำใหเราเรียกหนังสือชุดนีวาเปนนิยายไดเตมปากเตมคำเลย แตกถือวาเอามาอานตอนวางๆแกเบือไดดีจริงๆแหละ

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Tori I
Dec 13, 2012 Tori I rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
About 30 minutes ago I finished the last book of The Spiderwick Chronicles. This book is called The Wrath Of Mulgrath. This book was probably the best one out of all five. The best part of this book is at the end because you finally get to figure out some good and some bad things. The ending is super sad because Aunt Lucinda is out of the hospital and go to her aunt Lucinda's dad - Jared, Simon, and, Mallory's great great uncle. He has been gone a long time and gets wished back. He sees Lucinda ...more
Mar 16, 2008 Omar rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
So, I finished all the books and watched the movie yesterday. The movie used books 1-3 and 5. As always the books are always better than the movie. With that said... I have to admit I enjoyed the movie as well. It rarely happens that I can like both, but this was one of those occasions. The movie... without giving away too much, allows you to see more of the faeries than the book touched upon. It also changes a few things here and there as well. In the end you have a good book series as well as ...more
Mar 29, 2016 Reddish rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kids-pov
Supuestamente estas son historias para niños, pero he de decir que ha habido algún tema serio que sería difícil de explicar (no diré cuales, obviamente. No quiero spoilear). Pero dejando esto aparte, ha sido una bonita historia de hadas y ogros, que de vez en cuando se agradecen. Me ha gustado mucho como han unido el mundo "real" con la magia, y las ilustraciones en todos los libros han sido preciosas, y además ayudan a meterte en situación. En resumen ha sido, en general, una buena experiencia. ...more
Jul 20, 2016 Furi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasi
Akhirnya, bisa menamatkan kisah spiderwick. Makhluk-makhluknya aneh-aneh, sejak pertama si buat bingung dengan kebiasaan dari para makhluk anehnya.
Jul 01, 2016 Amy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: completed-series
A nice end to the series.
Sep 09, 2015 Courtney rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own
I don't plan to go into great detail about the storyline, because I'm a firm believer that a story can only be truly reviewed by a person's impression of the story. I think it would be a waste of time to go over the plot again...that's what the title page of the book is for.

I have finally reached the end, but I am left wanting more! I kinda liked that it had an expected ending, and definitely not how I had pictured it!! Definitely going to continue with the companion (?) to this story!! Just an
Oct 12, 2014 Siobhan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I can honestly say that this series is one that was really let down by the film adaptation. Back when the film was released I found myself excited for what was to come, only to be extremely disappointed with what we were given. If you’re someone who enjoyed the film then I really do suggest that you read the books to find out just how great they actually are rather than taking the film standpoint on it.

The final book in the series is yet another fast mover, bringing the series to an end through
Aaron W. Matthews
Oct 13, 2016 Aaron W. Matthews rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good, brief little series. Geared towards younger readers. It was a pretty fun set of books. The only thing I didn't care for was the hobgoblin character...super annoying! What a pumpkin head that guy was.
Evelyn (devours and digests words)
If I could rate the whole series altogether. I would give it a total of 3.5. The artworks though? That would be a briliant 5/5.

I feel that the author could do something more with the plot. Something more wow . This is the final book in the Spiderwick Chronicles and was I impressed? Not really. The world-building was great, the characters (humans and fey alike) are all fleshed out really well and each has a unique quality about them.
I guess I wanted more. I wanted the books to be longer. I wante
Read as part of #ReadKidsLit

Solid ending, with room for far more adventures. Great job, kids! (and Thimbletack & Hogsqueal & Byron!) The ending was a teensy bit sad for certain reasons, but otherwise celebratory and full of contentment.
I'm thankful they finally got to the heart of the matter and put a stop to things. Bless them!
Crazy Uncle Ryan
Mar 10, 2008 Crazy Uncle Ryan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I’ve mentioned this before but this is a really short series. Each of the books took me about 45 minutes to an hour to read. I thought this was a really good and creative story but with that being the case I would have liked to have seen the authors do more with it. In other words, make it longer. Granted, these books are aimed at people about my age so I guess I can’t expect it to be too long. Overall, I really liked these books. ...more
Angela Twidwell
In the last book of The Spiderwick Chronicles everything finally comes together. After their run in with the dwarfs, Jared, Simon, and Mallory come home to find their house completely destroyed from top to bottom. The goblins had ransacked the house in attempt to find the field guide. Not only this but they have taken the Grace children's mother. With the help of their house fairies and friends they will get their mother back, and defeat Mulgarath once and for all. The Grace children also seek t ...more
Sep 26, 2016 Dan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Two thumbs up for the Spiderwick Chronicles!

Fun. Short. Beautifully illustrated. Fairies, unicorns, elves, trolls, dwarves, goblins--all your standard fantasy creatures get some spotlight.

Hits the bulls eye for being content-accessible for their target audience without talking down to them. In my experience, that's really hard to do.

The grown up in me didn't like they were so short, but they seem to be r
zalatawa (darcy-girl-books)

I am so glad I gave this series a go! It was super fun and quick, with the right combination of storytelling. I loved the faeries and their world. The characters were so easy to enjoy and the story was engaging! I loved all the interesting details and elements- BUT I WISH THEY WERE LONGER! There's so much more that could be explored and I am SOO GLAD THAT THERE IS A SPIN-OFF SERIES.

Do I recommend?:
Yes! Super fast and fun reads- for once I enjoyed Holly Black's writing along with Tony DiTerliz
Mar 29, 2016 Nikki rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read this book as a part of my Around the Year in 52 Books challenge and this one is for challenge #12 - Read a Childhood Classic.

As an end of a series the book was pretty great. Mrs. Grace finally realized that everything’s that’s been going on has involved the fae since she’s been taken by Mulgarath. The children of course end up defeating the bad guy - this time with the help of a sword fight - while also saving their mother from certain doom. It’s all good and fantastic fun really.

Ceci Raya
Dec 23, 2015 Ceci Raya rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: maddening, 2015-reads
May 16, 2014 Christian rated it really liked it
Llegamos al final del camino, al final de las historias, al final de las intrigas, al final de este reinado del malvado Mulgarath y, a la vez, al comienzo de una hermosa etapa para los personajes que componen esta aventura.

No puedo dejar de hacer notar, que este quinto volumen me sorprendió muchísimo. Tenia el pre concepto en la cabeza de estar leyendo un cuento para niños pero al llegar a ciertos pasajes me vi obligado a reformularme mis ideas. Hay acontecimientos realmente oscuros, hechos de u
Aug 10, 2013 Maria rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: for-william
I read this book with my son as part of his summer reading, and I asked him to describe the book for my review. He responded that this is a book that is difficult to describe. He liked the mystery, and really enjoyed how the whimsical illustrations supported elements of the narrative. He found this book (number 4 of 5) to be interesting because of the mysteries that are introduced: There is a character who takes on Jared Grace's appearance and form; the field guide goes missing, and there is a m ...more
Nachdem die drei Kinder von den Zwergen zurückgekehrt sind, ist ihre Mutter verschwunden. Sie wurde von den Kobolden entführt, denn auch diese möchten das Handbuch in ihren Besitz bringen.

Sie machen sich auf die Suche nach dem Handbuch, das der Koboldanführer Mulgarath, ein Oger, gestohlen hat. So kommen sie in die Festung der Kobolde, doch dort befinden sich nicht nur Kobolde, sondern auch Drachen ...

Somit wäre ich dann am krönenden Ende angekommen, was die Grace-Kinder betrifft. Den 5. Band de
Chris Webber
Nov 12, 2009 Chris Webber rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This story is about Mallory and her twin little brothers Jared and Simon who move to their aunt's country estate with their mother when their parents divorce. They discover a field guide in the house which unlocks a magical world around them and send them through a series of enchanted events.

I loved this series! The pace was perfect, the tone appropriate, the characters absolutely believable and realistic (a trait which I feel is critical in enabling a younger reader to relate to the story), and
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Steven R. McEvoy
I love these two authors! They are brilliant. This was an amazing series and I have already got the 3 addendum books and the second series Beyond Spiderwick to read. Part of me was sad to see this series come to an end. I like the characters and the world that Black and DiTerlizzi have created. It is a world I would like to live in, or at least have the opportunity to visit. At the end of this book it states it is the end of the story of the Grace Children, but because there are more books we kn ...more
María Lucía
Dec 15, 2014 María Lucía rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Esta saga me la recomendó una compañera de colegio cuando tenía trece años y, pensandolo bien, tendría que haberle hecho caso en el momento. Los cinco libros se leen muy rápido y son entretenidos a más no poder. La historia y los personajes en sí, aunque no muy complejos, son lo suficientemente tridimensionales como para resultar atractivos al lector adulto. Sin embargo, una pequeña parte de mi adivina que Spiderwick me hubiera atrapado más seis en mi etapa de sólo Rowling y Lewis.
Burçak Kılıç
Aug 08, 2012 Burçak Kılıç rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Vee bir seri daha bitmiş bulunuyor.. Seri aslında tek bir kitapta toplansa çocuk kitabı olmaktan kurtulur. Çünkü hikaye çoğu bu tarz kitaplardan daha güzel.. Ne de olsa Holy Black yazmış.. Beyaz Kedi'yi de sevmiştim bu seriyi de beğendim :) Şimdi filmi izleyeceğim :D

Konu olarak Grace kardeşler dünyayı ve annelerinu Mulgarath'dan kurtarmaya çalışırlar. Tabi peri dünyasına ait bi kaç arkadaşlarının yardımıyla.. Yan, Bryon, Thimletack, Hogsqueal'in yardımıyla :))
Hele Hogsqueal'in sonunda Mulgarath'
Jan 06, 2015 Madi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2015
I loved this series! I wish I had read it when I was younger! This obviously wasn't in my age group, but I still enjoyed it.
I like how the story was wrapped up, there were no loose ends that I remember.
I do still think it shouldn't be for kids under 10. Maybe for mature 9 year olds. There was mild language and quite a bit of gross violence that could be disturbing for younger kids. :)
This was, by far, the most entertaining of the series--also probably the darkest and with the most violence. We finally get a showdown of sorts, Jared doesn't always have to be the bad guy, and we get some resolution to the drawn-out mystery of the siblings' uncle. All in all a cute little fantasy series--good for reluctant readers.
Feb 01, 2014 Ivan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read these five as one book and viewed their having been sold separately as a marketing device - it wasn't as if they were separate books like those in the Narnia series. Having said that, I did enjoy them very much. I thought they were well plotted and the characters not too stereotypical. The story was fast paced throughout and thoroughly entertaining.
Mindy Conde
May 05, 2013 Mindy Conde rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: children-s
Now that I've finished the series I can't wait for my niece and nephew to be old enough for them! I think that they will really enjoy these fun little fantasy stories. The characters are relatable for the intended audience, the action is suspenseful and scary, but not overly so for the younger readers, and the plot with the kids saving the day really gives kids a perfect story to delve into. They are just the right length to have an adventure tied up in one book but still leave you guessing what ...more
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The Spiderwick Chronicles (5 books)
  • The Field Guide (The Spiderwick Chronicles, #1)
  • The Seeing Stone (The Spiderwick Chronicles, #2)
  • Lucinda's Secret (The Spiderwick Chronicles, #3)
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