The famed five Old Heroes, whose great deeds were awesomely recorded in the History of the Minnipins, turn out to be clownish characters. This article's plot summary may be too long or excessively detailed. The Whisper of Glocken:
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They save the river. The Whisper of Glocken: Beginning with Glocken, the village bell ringer, the villagers begin to notice that their village is flooding.
When the Watercress River floods, five new heroes must leave the valley to discover the cause. A favourite from my childhood. Return to Book Page. It is closer to the Tolkien style of imaginary worlds structured from an original, but evocative, vocabulary than it is to Lloyd Alexander's distillation of the essentials of legends; it is less complex than Tolkien's but g,ocken is more easily within a child's grasp.
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Mariner Paperback, pages Price: Jan 31, Janet rated it liked it Shelves: The Gammage Cup is a children's book by Carol Kendall. Kendall, Carol Item Condition: When they arrive at Slipper on the Water, they are taken in by the villagers.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. During the evacuation a group of five villagers come together who will become Kendall's central heroes.
While this is a bit too similar to The Gammage Cup in content, at least it retains much of the charm of the first book, and the important message that even weird, irritating, and annoying people can be heroes -- and in fact, most heroes are probably exactly that.
Not up to The Gammage Cup, but still a very good sequel. The Whisper of Glocken is a children's novel by Carol Kendallfirst published in The others find him with the root and ask what happened.
The Whisper of Glocken
The book was published in the United Kingdom under the title of The Minnipins. The author has made sense out of nonsense, and has created a complete mood without diminishing the momentum of the action. Recent Authors Wgisper K. First of these is Glocken, the town bell ringer who has become obsessed with adventure after reading the account of the battle against the mushrooms ; Scumble, the town fish presser and sluice gate keeper; Crustabread the loner; Gam Lutie, a village elder who is overly concerned about her family treasure; and a minnipin woman name Silky.
While this has not been forecast as a three part epic, this type of creation does have a way of coming in threes, and more about the Minnipins will be welcome.
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The story begins in Watergap which is the twelfth village along the Watercress river. Glocken finally realizes the identity of the five heroes and is rather disappointed because they seem too ordinary and flawed.
Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Beginning with Glocken, the village bell ringer, the villagers begin to notice that their village is flooding. Below are search results for The Whisper of Glocken at Alibris.
Want to Read saving…. These inexpensive, paperbound editions, a precursor to mass-market paperbacks. We provide the following unique features: First of these is Glocken, the town bell ringer who has become obsessed with adventure after reading the account of the battle against the mushrooms ; Scumble, the town fish presser and sluice gate keeper; Crustabread the loner; Gam Lutie, a village elder who is overly thf about her family treasure; and a minnipin woman name Silky.
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