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The Indian in the Cupboard (Indian in the Cupboard, The)
The Indian in the Cupboard - Indian in the Cupboard, The Read by the author — 4 hours 22 minutes, 3 cassettes — It all started with a birthday present that Omri didn't want—a small plastic Indian that was no use to him at all. But an old wooden cupboard and a special key brought his unusual toy to life, and strange and wonderful things began to happen. — As Omri struggles to balance his real life ... more »in England with the characters of the Wild West of 18th century America, his incredible adventures are a fantasy beyond his wildest imagination.« less
This is a wonderful book to read aloud! The only problem I had with the story was the setting - no matter what the author wrote I kept seeing it set in New York City. Then the movie came out and I was totally vindicated! The first of a looonnnnggg series of books! Children form attachments and obcessions easily, so if it is for great writing I say BRING IT ON!
I read this book in 5th or 6th grade shortly after I read the Bridge to Terabithia. After I read this book I went out and rented the movie. Although the movie doesn't do it justice. The book is a lot better than the movie. Great story, definitely worth a read.