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Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism (Molly Moon #1)

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Welcome to the Wonderful World of Hypnotism!

Molly Moon has spent her entire life in a miserable orphanage run by the hairy, snaggletoothed Miss Adderson. But when she finds a mysterious book, Molly discovers an extraordinary talent -- she can hypnotize anyone! Accompanied by Petula the pug, Molly hypnotizes her way to New York and Broadway stardom. But hot on her trail is
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Hardcover, 384 pages
Published April 29th 2003 by HarperCollins (first published 2002)
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Rebecca
Dec 03, 2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed this book so much.
Lacee
Nov 19, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Lacee Jarnagin
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My review is over the book "Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism" by Georgia Byng. This book shares a story of a misunderstood, awkward orphan child, who discovers she possesses amazing "powers" and creates an incredible life for herself using a book of hypnotism.
This book is about an orphan young named Molly Moon hates living in Hardwick House. Every day she is 'bullied' by Miss Adderstone, the owner of the orphanage, who makes Molly's life miserable. Her best and
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Polina
Sep 20, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism is really the first book that wowed me. It was a mix of everything I adored. It had the elements of a fantasy, but yet when it was so unreal at times, at others it was just simply about this average potato-nosed, green eyed, skinny, akward looking girl named Molly. By displaying how average Molly was, it made the elements of fantasy in the story seem more believable. I think that a good story balances out the unreal parts of it by adding some regular tra ...more
Michelle
I really cannot express how much I love this book. I first read it when I was nine and now eight years later I am still enchanted by it. I also cannot remember just how many times I've read it, but each time I finish it I fall in love with it even more. And, each time I start it I attempt to savour every sentence, only to be drawn into it completely and have a marathon reading session for the last quarter of the book.

Molly breathed in the fresh cold night air and grinned at the still, sleeping
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Wezy
Aug 11, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: all the children lit lovers!
Recommended to Wezy by: No one at all!
Orphan Molly Moon was found as a baby in a box marked 'Moon's Marshmallows'.

For ten miserable years she's lived under the cruel rule of Miss Adderstone in grim Hardwick House. But her life changes overnight when she finds a mysterious book on hypnotism and discovers an amazing talent - the power to make people do anything she want them to.

Escaping from the orphange, Molly flies to New York in search of fame and fortune. But her adventures in hypnotism lead her into the clutches of a dangerous e
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Crispitina30
Aug 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Cuando un libro te mantiene en ascuas de principio a fin, hasta el punto de irte a la cama y quedarte pensando en él, sabes que es algo más que un buen libro.

Ha sido MARAVILLOSO. El argumento, los personajes, la magia, las aventuras...todo. Me he enamorado por completo de Molly y su hipnotismo, y me he sentido muy identificada con algunas cosas de su personalidad. También me he visto totalmente dentro de la historia, pues la narración infantil pero detallada de la autora me ha hecho vivirla desd
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Tannis
Dec 29, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
THERE'S GONNA BE A MOVIE!

Molly Moon is an eleven year old British orphan who, at first, hates her life but then one day she stumbles upon a big book of hyonotism and discovers that she has a telent for hypnotizing people (the bad thing is that she steals the book). She soon hypnotizes her way to New York and gets a major part in a Broadway musical, all through hypnotism. But there's an evil "professor" of hypnotism who wants to get the book back and also wants to blackmail Molly into staging a c
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MASHI
Adorable story! Brought back the good old childhood memories when I enjoyed reading Roald Dhal. Looking forward to reading the rest of this series.
Destinee Sutton
I quite enjoyed this. It's a refreshing fantasy-adventure tale in that our young, parent-less heroine isn't trying to save the world from the ultimate evil (aren't you getting a little sick of that worn-out plot?) but instead escaping an awful life and having her every wish fulfilled. Until, of course, she realizes that having your every wish fulfilled is never all it's cracked up to be. True, it's a little cheeseball with the moral, but, like I said, I enjoyed it, and I don't doubt that many ki ...more
Iris
Aug 28, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I am far from being a kid, but I read this kids' book while on vacation because the house we were renting happened to have it. Before I started, I thought it would be a poor rendition in the Harry Potter/magical/fantastical genre, but I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised and quite enjoyed it. It's about a young girl in an orphanage who is typically picked on and made fun of. She finds that she has the power to hypnotize people, and through pluck and ingenuity, embarks on escapades and a ...more
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Lady Georgia Mary Caroline Byng, (b. 1965), is a British author of children's books and a former actress. Her first writing was for a comic strip, and her first published book was The Sock Monsters. Byng's best known work is Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism and its sequels, about a girl who finds a book about hypnotism and learns how to hypnotize people. Georgia's first published item was ...more
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