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Stitch Head

(Stitch Head #1)

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In the maze-like dungeons of Castle Grotteskew, the frightfully insane Professor Erasmus conducts his bizarre experiments on living things. His very first creation has been long forgotten - a small, almost-human creature, known only as Stitch Head. Poor Stitch Head has spent years vying for attention amongst a menagerie of freakish monsters. When a travelling circus ringma ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published August 1st 2011 by Stripes (first published 2011)
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Aliye Fayaz This book is actually my childhood book. It's easy to read and the plot is super cute. I recommend this book for ages 8-10.

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Mia Nauca
Oct 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
Este libro es adorable, lo compré porque lo vi en la librería y me encantó la portada y el hecho de que este inspirado en la historia de Frankenstein.

Carapuntada es un personaje muy hermoso y leal a su creador. Vive triste porque este se ha olvidado de él ya que está obsesionado con seguir creando diferentes clases de monstruos en su castillo.

Es un libro para niños, sí, pero me gustó muchísimo, la mejor parte sin duda han sido las increíbles ilustraciones góticas hechas por Pete Williamson al
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Vojtěch
Feb 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Záplaťák je super kniha. A jsem důkazem, že není jen pro děcka. Kniha je přímo úžasně zpracovaná a navíc obsahuje plno neskutečných hlášek. Příběh je sice velmi prostoduchý a konec tak trochu unáhlený (jak to tedy většinou u dětských knih bývá), avšak i přesto budu stále pět ódy na zpracování a super hlášky. Kdo chce vypnout a pobavit se, tak si přečtěte Záplaťáka!
Петър Панчев
Mar 29, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: Фют
Странният полуживот на Кърпена глава
(Цялото ревю е тук: https://knijenpetar.wordpress.com/201...)

Преди няколко дни мярнах тази книжка на рафта в книжарницата и веднага я отгърнах. Детска книжка със странно заглавие! Значи не мога да я пропусна. :) „Кърпена глава“ („Фют“, 2017, с превод на Ирина Борисова Манушева) със сигурност е предназначена за хлапета малко под 10 години, но започва невероятно забавно. Днес най-после я захванах сериозно и не след дълго бях готов с ревюто. Е как иначе, нали ст
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Figgy
Aug 19, 2017 added it
Shelves: review-pending
Review to come!
Нели
Oct 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Много забавна и интересна
Amy
Mar 23, 2013 rated it really liked it
This was a fun book about Stitch Head, a long-forgotten creation of a mad scientist. Stitch Head stays around the castle to make sure his master's creations don't go wild in the nearby town and bring punishment down on his master. After years of working behind the scenes, Stitch Head is pushed into a situation where the "no visitors" rule is thrown to the wind.

Stitch Head, for starters, is simply adorable. The illustrations in the book are perfect to set up the quirky atmosphere, and we have vil
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Mladoria
Jul 09, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: emprunts
Merci à Stéphanie de la chaîne Pikitibouquine qui m'a fait découvrir ce livre !!
Déjà la couverture de ce livre attire de suite l'oeil et le personnage principal est tellement attachant qu'on a de suite envie de s'y plonger !
La mise en page est vraiment très originale, les illustrations en noir et blanc intègrent parfois du texte ce qui le rend encore plus vivant, tout comme les changements de typographie qui suivent certains bruitages du roman. Les chapitres sont très courts, titrés et assorti
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Mrs G
Jun 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 7-plus
I'm pretty sure that most of my Y3 class will love this. Funny, bonkers and plenty of fab illustrations to break up the text. Great.
Aki1713
Jul 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
Süße Geschichte über Monster und noch süßere Bilder.
Michelle
Oct 03, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2016
First Impression:

The cover is just the cutest. Stitch Head looks like such a sad little guy.
The illustrations inside are gorgeous! They are on every page and sometimes take up a full spread with text over the top. They add so much to the story.
Since this was a hard cover I loved the feel of it, so smooth and the pages a nice weight. It was fun to read as a book rather than on a kindle

The Story:


Stitch Head was created by a Mad Professor who promised they would be friends forever but wh

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Angelmira
Dec 03, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: m-f, paranormal
Tohle bylo zlaté.
Ана Хелс
Aug 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Ако има такова нещо като веселяшки детски хорър, със супер сладки чудовища с безупречно викторианско възпитание, луди професори, можещи да помнят колкото златни рибки, и диви селяни, които освен за пушечно месо и разгневена тълпа с факли, за друго не стават – то историите за бейби Франкенщайн, наречен уместно Кърпена глава – са вашите нови спасители от сиви дни и безсънни нощи. Да, това са детски книжки, но както всяко добро четиво между редовете си съдържат много неща, достъпни само за претовар ...more
Quoilire
Jul 07, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: lu
Par encore traduit en français, la série de Stitch Head de Guy Bass, est à suivre. En effet, je pense qu’elle séduira un large public de jeunes lecteurs. En attendant seuls les enfants de 8-10 ans anglophones et autres avec 2-3 ans d’apprentissage de la langue de Shakespeare pourront profiter de cette série fantastique qui connaît un certain succès outre-atlantique (une dizaine de volumes existe déjà).

Je rassure tout de suite les parents, point d’horreurs, juste un petit délire de « compositions
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Chazzi
Feb 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: juvenile
The village of Grubbers Nubbin knows that there are strange things going on in the Castle Grotteskew. The mad professor's experiments and strange monstrous creatures he creates are common knowledge, and the people stay away from there.

When Fulbert Freakfinder's Travelling Carnival of Unnatural Wonders comes to town, and Fulbert hears of the goings on and monsters that are up at the castle, Fulbert becomes obsessed with gaining admittance to see. Nothing can stop him! Until he meets up with an un
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Aelie M
Oct 04, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: book-shelf
This book is called Stitch Head (p. 190). I like this book because I love all the mystery and adventure. My favorite character has to been probably the main character Stitch Head because he is nice and kind hearted but one thing i don’t like about him is that he was so gullible to believe Freakfinder. If you don’t know, Peakfinder is the evil/ bad guy in this story. A few quotes that i really like from this book are:
High above the castle loomed, and while it stood the town was doomed.
Grotteskew
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Bel Riddle
Dec 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Una de las ediciones más hermosas que leí en el año, una historia súper tierna, espeluznante y entretenida. Hermosos personajes, strong, badass female characters, soft baby boys, todo bueno, tiene!
Bittersweet ending pero capaz que soy solo yo.
Alexielle Alexielle
J'ai beaucoup aimé cette histoire de monstres beaucoup moins monstrueux que les humains tels Fulbert Montremonstre. P'tit cousu est vraiment trop mignon ! Un premier tome entamé un peu par hasard mais je ne regrette absolument pas ! Vivement la suite !
Angelika Rust
Oct 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ich weiß ehrlich gesagt nicht, ob die Geschichte wirklich so gut ist, oder ob es an der absolut großartigen Katharina Thalbach liegt, die die deutsche Hörbuchversion liest, wie auch immer, bei uns zu Hause kann keiner genug davon bekommen.
Rocio Molina
I loved it!!! i find stitch head lovely, Creature hilarious and Arabella is a bad ass girl role model
Charlie Atkinson
Oct 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
Very good
Like the story
Yemit Bermudez
Sep 09, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Un libro muy bueno que trata de un muñequito muy lindo llamado Carapuntada y todod lo que tiene que hacer para salvar a su dueño
Una historia muy bonita con un final muy feliz
Erin
Aug 18, 2018 rated it liked it
A cute little book that was given to me by one of my adorable Year 7 students when we were studying The Gothic. I thought it was sweet, funny, and a fun story for kids.
Bev
Jun 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
Very cute and fun. I love little Stitch Head and the Creature. Recommended for children aged 8+ and all fans of slightly gothic children's books.
Yuriana Córdoba
LOOOOOVEEEE!!!!
Joseph Skidmore
Sep 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
Stitch Head is a book set in the castle Grotteskew where a mad professor spends his days creating scary monsters, each more horrid then the last. The problem is that once he creates a monster he forgets about it and starts making another one, even more disgusting. So what happens to these monsters? Well a small, childlike, monster called Stitch Head stops the monsters from rampaging and destroying the nearby towns using his bag of ‘special’ potions.’ The monsters then calm down and join (what ca ...more
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Stitch Head

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In Castle Grotteskew something big is about to happen to someone small. Join a mad professor's forgotten creation as he steps out of the shadows into the adventure of an almost lifetime. . .

One of the best children's books I have read in a while & I look forward to it's official USA publication.

The illustrations and humorous interactions among zany characters intertwine to make a wonderfully magic story for both children & adults. I'm not going lie... I lov
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Buecherjenna
Oct 06, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: eigenes-buch
Inhalt
Auf der Burg zu Grottenow werden durch den verrückten Professor Erasmus allerlei bizarre Geschöpfe erschaffen. Eines davon ist Stichkopf, der es sich zur Aufgabe gemacht hat im verborgenen zu leben und die zeitweise doch sehr schrecklichen Eigenschaften der neuerschaffenen Geschöpfe durch Heiltränke in gute Eigenschaften zu verwandeln.
Allerdings meidet er sowohl den Professor als auch die Geschöpfe. Eigentlich weiß keiner, dass es Stichkopf gibt - bis er eines Tages durch das neueste Gesch
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Inhalt:

Stichkopf ist schon ein sonderbares Geschöpf. Aus vielen Teilen zusammengeschustert wurde er von einem verrückten Professor zum Leben erweckt. Nun haust er auf Burg zu Grottenow. Damit keiner von den Vorgängen auf Grottenow erfährt, hält er die vielen anderen Fast-Leben in Schach, die sein Meister erschaffen hat. Bis eines Tages ein Unbekannter an der Tür klopft und in die Burg gelangen möchte. Stichkopfs größtes Abenteuer beginnt.

Meine Meinung:

Schon allein vom Anblick ist dieses Buch ein
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Book Twirps
Feb 07, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: earc-for-review
In an old castle named Grotteskew, just outside the quaint town of Grubbers Nubbin, the mad Doctor Erasmus brings to life freaky experiments, each one bigger and more sinister than the last. Stitch Head, the Doctor’s very first creation waits in the shadows to give a special potion to the creatures once they awaken, so they don’t run rampant and take over the town, harming innocent people. More than anything, Stitch Head wants the Doctor to remember him — remember the friendship they once had be ...more
Мария Змийчарова
(през цялото време не разбирах по какво следва да се различава внушението на ГЛАВНИТЕ букви спрямо курсивираните)
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“FORGET you? How could I EVER forget you? Sure, I only remember the last nine minutes, but I know a BESTEST friend when I see one!
"Bestest what?", squeaked Stitch Head.
"Oh, totally! BETEST friends forever! I knew we would be from the moment just after you said you weren't going to EAT me.”
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“We´re going to be eaten! I don´t WANT to be eaten! I´m only twenty-three minutes old!", screamed the Creature (...)” 1 likes
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