Scarlett Angelina Wolverton-Manning has the crafty Wolverton smile and the huge Manning eyes. She also has something else in common with her ancestors. When she is kidnapped by Ralph the chauffeur, little does he know that he's in for quite a surprise!...
|Title||:||Scarlett Angelina Wolverton-Manning|
|Number of Pages||:||32 Pages|
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Scarlett Angelina Wolverton-Manning Reviews
I read this to the PandaBat's first grade class. It was a hit. They loved the set-up, and the pay-off was successful. I even think they appreciated the tasteful illustrations.One of the best picture books ever. I wish Ogburn would write a million of them.2010 May 4
GRRRReat story. I RRRRReaowwwlly enjoyed it.
Scarlett Angelina may seem like any other child. She looks like her mom's family and she looks like her dad's. However, what most people don't realize is that the biggest thing she has in common with her descendants is a secret. The beginning of the story introduces the audience to the Wolverton-Manning family. They live in a mansion with maids, butlers, a French teacher, and more. However, when young Scarlett expects to be taken to French lessons, her chauffeur kidnaps her as ransom for money. Throughout her time being kidnapped Scarlett remains unusually calm, continually asking to be back before dark. When her parents finally get the ransom money together, the chauffeur asks them to meet him in the cemetery. But, when the chauffeur arrives he is instead met by two huge wolves...Scarlett Angelina Wolverton-Manning is such a fun book for kids. This story would really set their imaginations on fire. I think that this would be a great read for kids, especially for ones that enjoy something scary.I think that this book would be great to use in a classroom on several occasions such as: during Halloween time, talking about strangers, and discussing stories that leave the reader wondering about the ending.
Scarlett Angelina Wolverton-Manning is a beautiful Halloween book, which is what attracted me to it in the first place. It is also a very funny book, in rather a twisted way, which is why I bought it. I won't give any details because I don't want to give away the story, but the ending is well worth the buildup. I will say that this a wonderfully well-written book, which is not surprising, because Jacqueline K. Ogburn was a children's book editor before she became an author. As I said, this is a beautiful book, and yet the illustrations still seem to be properly sinister -- a delectable combination. Every page is stand-alone wonderful. I'm not sure what other books Brian Ajhar has illustrated, but I would like to find out.
Scarlett is abducted from her school by a man who says he is her driver. She tells him repeatedly that she must be home before dark and her parents repeat this caution, but she DOESN'T make home in time. There is a good reason!
My kids loved this book so much, they made me read it twice in a row. I loved it too! In my 6 yr. old's words, "She lied about the animals and that's bad, but it was funny!!!!" (With a devilish laugh) The pictures were fun too. Excellent to read again and again--I highly recommend.
One of my favorite picture books with a twist ending.
I had read this before and was thinking it might work for a class visit next week or our Halloween party.