Last edited by Faurisar
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 | History

3 edition of Tears of the Salamander found in the catalog.

Tears of the Salamander

  • 239 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Random House Children"s Books in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormateBook
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24314650M
ISBN 109780307547934
OCLC/WorldCa496816016

Editions for The Tears of the Salamander: (Paperback published in ), (), (Hardcover published in ), . In the wake of Water: Tales of Elemental Spirits (), co-authored with Robin McKinley, Dickinson offers an extended tale braided with ed by a sudden, inexplicable blaze, young Alfredo is swept up by his previously distant uncle Giorgio, who turns out to be a sorcerer, living on the slopes of Mount Etna with only mute Annetta and her mentally disabled son Antonio as despised : Peter Dickinson.

The Tears of the Salamander About the Book. Historical fantasy. Set in 18th Century Italy. A young chorister, orphaned by a fire in his parents’ bakery, is rescued from the cathedral authorities by his mysterious uncle and taken to live in their ancestral home in Sicily, on the slopes of . Overall, I would give The Tears of the Salamander 3 out of 5 stars as I did not feel like the book itself lived up to the intriguing premise. I think that younger readers may enjoy this book because of the plot and the simplicity of the writing but unfortunately this was not for me. Full review on my blog ()/5(6).

Read "Tears of the Salamander" by Peter Dickinson available from Rakuten Kobo. Alfredo, a choir boy in 18th-century Italy, loses his family in a fire, and his mysterious Uncle Giorgio spirits him awa 5/5. A 16th-century image of a salamander from the Book of Lambspring. The salamander is an amphibian of the order Urodela which, as with many real creatures, often has been ascribed fantastic and sometimes occult qualities by pre-modern authors (as in the allegorical descriptions of animals in medieval bestiaries) not possessed by the real legendary salamander is often depicted .


Share this book
You might also like
Radio-isotopes and labelled compounds

Radio-isotopes and labelled compounds

British New Guinea

British New Guinea

Post-war Okinawa

Post-war Okinawa

Clerical methods for managers.

Clerical methods for managers.

organization of official traffic agencies in cities and states

organization of official traffic agencies in cities and states

Out of destructions reach

Out of destructions reach

Indian atrocities

Indian atrocities

Political theories of decision making

Political theories of decision making

Bibliography of reference works for Japanese studies

Bibliography of reference works for Japanese studies

ABC of London Transport railways. Pt.1.

ABC of London Transport railways. Pt.1.

evolution and significance of the modern public health campaign

evolution and significance of the modern public health campaign

Tears of the Salamander Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book Review Tears of the Salamander Tears of the Salamander is a great book that i just finished. The book is about a boy and his family and his dad is a baker. The boy named Alfredo is a choirboy in the eighteenth century in Italy. His family is early lost in /5.

This is an intriguing book. At first I thought it was bizarre - salamanders living in the lava of the volcanoe making gold and curing cancer with their tears. But, after finishing it, I find myself reflecting on the story and liking it more and more/5(4).

Starred Review. In this sophisticated story, Dickinson takes readers inside a volcanic mountain of fire, where a salamander sheds healing tears and excretes liquid everything here is easy to understand the power of the salamanders and the mystical relationship they have with the mountain's fire are sometimes too esoteric to grasp.

Tears of the Salamander book   The Tears of the Salamander [Dickinson, Peter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Tears of the Salamander. out of 5 stars Tears of The Salamander.

Reviewed in the United States on Janu Verified Purchase. I think the book was good but it could have had more action to it. The thinking in it was a good part though. It never really explained HOW Georgio died. The details on the surroundings are amazing though/5(4).

A dark, brilliant, and breathtaking surprise. Read Common Sense Media's The Tears of the Salamander review, age rating, and parents guide.4/5. The Tears of the Salamander by Peter Dickinson pp, Macmillan, £ Both jacket copy and press release suggest that this book is set in the.

The Tears of a Salamander by Peter Dickinson follows the story of Alfredo, a young choir boy, and his encounters with his mysterious uncle.

This is a mysterious story full of magic and depth which is marketed as a children's book but I think that YA readers may also enjoy s: 6. Tears of the Salamander | Dickinson Peter | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.

Read or download The Tears of the Salamander. ISBN: ISBN Publication Date: Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books Pages: Format: Paperback Author: Peter Dickinson of /5(). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Tears of the Salamander by Peter Dickinson at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Peter Dickinson.

Read free book excerpt from Tears of The Salamander by Peter Dickinson, page 1 of 2. Tears Of The Salamander (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) [Peter Dickinson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. When Alfredo, a twelve-year-old choir boy in eighteenth-century Italy/5(3). Tears of the Salamander - Ebook written by Peter Dickinson.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Tears of the Salamander/5(5).

Alfredo, a choir boy in 18th-century Italy, loses his family in a fire, and his mysterious Uncle Giorgio spirits him away to their ancestral home below a volcano. There he learns that Uncle Giorgio is the Master of the Mountain; he can control the volcano.

He is also an alchemist, able to make gold from the tears of the fiery salamander he captured from the heart of the mountain. I loved the Tears of the Salamander because it had a lot of suspence. For example when Uncle Gorgeo arrived you didn't know what was going to happen to him.

It also was full of excitement. For example when the Buena Ventura burst into flames. so all in all it was a great book. Get this from a library.

The tears of the salamander. [Peter Dickinson] -- When Alfredo, a twelve-year-old choir boy in eighteenth-century Italy, loses his family in a fire, he goes to live with Uncle Giorgio, who he discovers is a sorcerer in control of the fires of Mt.

Get this from a library. The tears of the salamander. [Peter Dickinson; Ian Andrew] -- Mount Etna towers above the remote villa where Alfredo lives with his uncle after a fire wipes out his family.

Deep within Etna swim the magical salamanders, and he must use his strange powers to. Handpicked recommendations to other books that have a similar writing style or theme to Tears of The Salamander.

Tears of the salamander. New York: Wendy Lamb Books, [], © (OCoLC) Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors /. THE TEARS OF THE SALAMANDER Peter Dickinson, Author. Random/Lamb $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

OTHER BOOKS. Box of Nothing Buy this book.About Tears of the Salamander. Alfredo, a choir boy in 18th-century Italy, loses his family in a fire, and his mysterious Uncle Giorgio spirits him away to their ancestral home below a volcano. There he learns that Uncle Giorgio is the Master of the Mountain; he can control the volcano.Excerpt from Tears of The Salamander by Peter Dickinson, plus links to reviews, author biography & more.

Summary BookBrowse seeks out and recommends the best in contemporary fiction and nonfiction—books that not only engage and entertain but also deepen our understanding of ourselves and the world around us.