In addition, the ending was underdeveloped and a weak attempt at introducing a second story rather than a natura Quotes on the back cover comparing this book to Harry Potter heightened my expectations, which consequently led to disappointment. Dec 30, Barb rated it did not like it Shelves: No one can ever prove anything. The only child Pete getting fed up with Kate’s “embarrassing” tendency to burst into tears; Kate’s reserve toward Peter who, after all, is someone she has only known for a few hours and who started off grumpy and sullen. There is no real conclusion and I don’t like that in books. Quotes from The Time Travelers. Apparently the children can blur bwtween times. Peter Schock and Kate Dyer have fallen straight from the twenty-first century, thanks to an experiment with an antigravity machine.
What was that going to do? Has a cliff-hanger ending, so you might want to have book two on hand. Peter and Kate are chasing after the Dyer’s dog, Molly, when events take a serious turn: Peter Schock and Kate Dyer have fallen straight from the twenty-first century, thanks to an experiment with an antigravity machine. This could have been wonderful but everythi I picked this book up originally for two reasons. We’re idiots throughout the entire story but that never has an effect on anything” Seriously, when it came to talking about the future, they didn’t have a care in the world.
Quotes from The Time Travelers. This page was last edited on 31 Octoberat A brilliant talent and well worth taking the time to investigate.
I enjoyed learning about all the characters and seeing them develop. I thought this sounded like it would be a really wonderful adventure story but it didn’t in anyway meet my expectations. Kate can’t help herself: It’s just, put simply, a well-written children’s book. His character was very well written. The second book, The Time Thief, was a huge improvement.
It was one of my favorites back then, and I’m glad it’s still a good read. I’m probably still biased, to be honest. He’s definitely my favorite character.
She tackles a sophisticated subject with precision and plays out its consequences in the lives of Peter Schock and Kate Dyer, as well as their f Absolutely brilliant! I don’t have anything negative to say about this first installment but felt four stars was fair; it’s really good, but didn’t blow my socks off.
I liked that the children didn’t fit right into the period with barely a raised moive on others’ parts or a complaint on theirs. But, Buckley-Archer does a decent job of describing Peter’s coming of age and the believable metamorphosis of one the of the villains.
Gideon was a flawed kovie, and the connection cutpurxe the two of them was touching. Hal lainnya yang saya sukai dari buku ini yaitu, berbeda dengan buku-buku lainnya yang bergenre sama yang pernah saya baca sebelumnya, pada buku ini, sejarah dan fiksi ilmiah dikemas menjadi bacaan yang menyenangkan. It’s too cold to do anything but sit indoors and read, so I manage to finish The Time Travelers it feels weird reading an ebook somehow.
Of course something like this would cause a fuss, and I’m glad the author included it, and managed to weave the two threads together. Although not one of my all time top ten middle school series, I look forward to Linda Buckley-Archer’s next book or series. As I write this review, I’m a third of the way through book two and loving it.
Also worth noting is the wealth of research and historical detail cutpjrse was painstakingly incorporated into the tale and which gives its eighteenth century scenes an air of authenticity that is lacking in so many other tales cutpurae that time period, time traveling-related or not.
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That’s why i love this book. I did not love this book. There was a lot of talk about how awful he was — but almost all his behavior seemed perfectly honorable. Nov 19, Jess rated cuturse really liked it Recommended to Jess by: The book ends with a cliffhanger, and the time quakes have begun.
One of the things I found funny – on the cover, it says ‘For kids who love Harry Potter. Gideon Seymour, cutpurse and gentleman, hides from the villainous Tar Man. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
There are numerous historical inaccuracies, of which the author is aware and simply does not care. Really, I didn’t like this book at all! It’s a fun read, but a little too juvenile for my tastes.
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Open Preview See a Problem? Luxon is vengeful and sadistic. Yet, they leave behind a few mysteries. The style and manner of speech of one particular character was ridiculously like the characters in the past.
Videos About This Book. With so many other books clamoring for my attention, I lost my enthusiasm for reading it and let it act as a nice base for my book stack. Buku ini berkisah tentang petualangan Peter 13 atau 14 tahun ya,lupa dan sahabat perempuan seusianya bernama Kate.
Why not just let them be friends first? Meanwhile, Lord Luxon tries to change history for America to still be in British power by murdering president George Washington! Luxon once saved Gideon’s life and has been preying on Gideon’s extraordinary talents as a pickpocket ever since – whenever his gambling becomes ruinous, Luxon sends Gideon to relieve the winners of their spoils.
I thought the children’s reaction to be transported back in time two hundred years was unrealistic or at least poorly portrayed. Back in present-day England, Peter’s parents are frantic with worry. In addition, the ending was underdeveloped and a weak attempt at introducing a second story rather than a natura Quotes on the back cover comparing this book to Harry Potter heightened my expectations, which consequently led to disappointment. What I also liked was how there was a double narrative, the second narrative following the children’s parents back in the modern days.
Dryer not telling the inspector about his latest developments. I would give this 3. Finally, what I disliked the most about the book was its ending. In addition, the ending was underdeveloped and a weak attempt at introducing a second story rather than a natural progression of the plot. Not even close to Harry Potter and has nothing in common with it except children protagonists.