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The Gateway (Leven Thumps) [Obert Skye] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. WELCOME TO FOO. Fourteen-year-old Leven Thumps (a.k.a. Leven Thumps And The Gateway To Foo [Obert Skye, Ben Sowards] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When fate brings fourteen-year-old. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. This imaginative and entertaining young adult Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo by [Skye, Obert].

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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Winter and Leven thought that they were worthless until they found out that they had powers and broke free.

Families can talk about the author’s ideas about dreams. July 1, Publisher’s recommended age s: The only character I really enjoyed was Geth, but only because his circumstances were absurd. Is it ok for kids to read books outside their reading levels? Her pale skin and willowy cloths give her the appearance of a shy spirit. They seemed be more comic filler to stretch a novella of about pages into a novel of about pages.

Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo

Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo. Also, it just tried way too hard to be cool and failed utterly. I wasn’t even sure what a “Foo” was don’t know that I get it now and just kept adding more creatures and not explaining things very well.


Leven is fourteen thymps old and is the grandson of Hector Thumps, the builder of the gateway to Foo.

Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo by Obert Skye

The book is about an orphan with some special characteristic that makes him ffoo to occasionally see and manipulate the future. Finally, and this is perhaps the worst part, in the climactic confrontation in the end, the main character, Leven, must rely on all of his friends to win. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Honestly, whenever they encountered an impossible situation, Geth would just remind everyone that fate would help and so everyone just kind of waited around until fate stepped in. It reads a little older, the audiobook is so good. It also just felt like everything in his magic was contrived, more like he just decided “oh this would be fun thumpd do that” with no throught for consistency etc.

Jan 09, Libby rated it did not like it. Together with Clover and a toothpick who was once the king of Foo, they race to destroy the gateway to Foo, pursued by the shadow minions of Sabine, who rules Foo and wants to extend his dominion over the real world.

Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo (Leven Thumps, Book 1)

One, it is too similar to Harry Potter. I tried to like it, I did. Along for the ride is fate-trusting Geth, rightful heir to the throne of Foo People get to Foo only when the circumstances are perfect and only when standing at an intersection that doesn’t exactly line up properly. We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate.


Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo (Leven Thumps, book 1) by Obert Skye

Levne Reviews Parents say Kids say. Although I must say that there were a few witty parts thanks solely to Clover, the furry sycophant. Or at least go, “Did I just say that?

A very good, easy read. This book has extremely poor character development, a plot that moves more awkwardly than a teenager learning to drive a stick shift, and is riddled with inconsistencies.

That made it worth reading alone.

Get it now on Searching for streaming and purchasing options Get full reviews, ratings, and advice delivered weekly to your inbox. Gateway to Foo’s adults don’t have any such motives, except being mean because they can.

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