Reviewer zozeez wrote: Quirky and Creative. Administration: (952) 979-1123. January 29, 2013 | $35.50. Iron Hearted Violet by Kelly Barnhill. This story is told via the device of a court storyteller (one who keeps addressing the reader as "my dears"), and has a strong fairytale air, mixed with an epic fantasy plot. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Kelly lives in Minnesota with her husband and three children. Violet has no reason to believe the story is true, until she starts hearing a voice in her head telling her to release the Nybbas. I was at the library for toddler storytime, and it's gorgeous cover stood out on a display of middle grade fantasy. Iron Hearted Violet is one of the more lyrical MG books I’ve ever read. A 2012 Andre Norton Award Finalist. It is a story of the last dragon in existence, deathly afraid of its own reflection. Please see your welcome email for exclusions and details. A forbidden book. Iron Hearted Violet is a story about the power of stories, our belief in them, and how one enchanted tale changed the course of an entire kingdom. The end of their world begins with a story. AbeBooks.com: Iron Hearted Violet (9780316056755) by Barnhill, Kelly and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. It is a story of the last dragon in existence, deathly afraid of its own reflection. A 2012 Andre Norton Award Finalist A Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner. They are as infinite as worlds.”, “Stories have a tendency to seep across the shining membrane walls separating the universes. Particularly when it comes to telling stories. One day she and her best friend, Demetrius, stumble upon a hidden room and find a peculiar book. In most fairy tales, princesses are beautiful, dragons are terrifying, and stories are harmless. One day she and her best friend, Demetrius, stumble upon a hidden room and find a peculiar book. Enjoyable read overal, but I did find that the story fell flat in multiple places. Princess Violet and her best friend, Demetrius, discover a hidden room in the castle. She doesn't look like a beautiful princess told in stories all over the Multiverse, but she's courageous, imaginative, and friendly. A 2012 Andre Norton Award Finalist A Parents'' Choice Gold Award Winner. Iron Hearted Violet has 77 reviews and 46 ratings. Particularly when it comes to telling stories. It's been out two years! You may unsubscribe at any time. Learn more. Little, Brown, $16.99 (432p) ISBN 978-0-316-05673-1. A forbidden book. by Little, Brown and Company. Cart All. Thank you. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. ARTICLES. Particularly when it comes to telling stories. I also listened to it on audiobook, so it may have been that I kept getting distracted. A 2012 Andre Norton Award Finalist A Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner. Iron Hearted Violet is a story about the power of stories, our belief in them, and how one enchanted tale changed the course of an entire kingdom. A … It tells a story of an evil being--called the Nybbas--imprisoned in their world. Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2014. Iron Hearted Violet is a story of a princess unlike any other. MARCH 6-22, 2020. Wrong. Now that's an interesting premise. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 17 DE SEP. DE 2012. tags: beauty, fairy-tales, princesses, storytelling. The castle is alive and has corridors that grow, shrink, and move making their adventures. Violet has a strong personality, quick mind, and mouth. A forbidden book. Particularly when it comes to telling stories. Above all, it is a story about the power of stories, our belief in them, and how one enchanted tale changed the course of an entire kingdom. Hello Select your address Best Sellers Today's Deals New Releases Electronics Books Customer Service Gift Ideas Home Computers Today's Deals New Releases Electronics Books Customer Service Gift Ideas Home Computers Iron Hearted Violet (Book) : Barnhill, Kelly Regan : "Princess Violet is plain, reckless, and quite possibly too clever for her own good. Violet is the Princess, but she's also extraordinary. This book is what I would like to call a bait and switch. This book started out fine, and the premise of an unpretty princess who knows that all the princesses in stories ARE pretty was enough to keep me reading. 5 likes. AbeBooks.com: Iron Hearted Violet (9780316056755) by Barnhill, Kelly and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. Ignore the illustrations that make ugly Princess Violet look cute. She won the World Fantasy Award for her novella, “There's no such thing as complete when it comes to stories. Violet is a princess. A sometimes sweet, sometimes scary novel about the magic of stories, decency, and appreciating what really matters about other people and particularly ourselves. IRON HEARTED VIOLET. Items. Sometimes, you just need something simple. Princess Violet is plain, reckless, and quite possibly too clever for her own good. Fast and free shipping free returns cash on delivery available on eligible purchase. Free Pickup in as Little as Three Hours, Free shipping on orders over $35. Not a perfect looking princess at … Hello, Sign in. A forbidden book. It tells a story of an evil being--called the Nybbas--imprisoned in their world. This one didn't really catch my attention, which I'm sad about because I loved Kelly's other book The Witch's Boy. The story cannot be true--not really. Lacking some of the charm of Barnhill's more recent "The Girl who Drank the Moon", this story took longer to engage me but I did find about a third of the way in I did want to know how things would turn out for Violet. Iron Hearted Violet (Book) : Barnhill, Kelly Regan : Discovering a forbidden book that reveals the existence of an evil being imprisoned in their world, reckless and clever princess Violet and her best friend, Demetrius, investigate rumors and accept help from an ancient, scarred dragon … It tells a story of an evil being--called the Nybbas--imprisoned in their world. Buy Iron Hearted Violet by online on Amazon.ae at best prices. It tells a story of an evil being--called the Nybbas--imprisoned in their world. About The Author. A 2012 Andre Norton Award Finalist A Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner She's likable and strong-willed with a best friend, Demetrius, whom she explores the castle with on a daily basis. A full 5 it is. Violet is a princess. Perhaps it has something to do with the fact that the author is a poet, although I don’t believe that lyrical writing can only come from poets or that all poets are lyrical. Hello Select your address All Hello, Sign in. 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