Pica

Pica The first in Jeff Gardiner s Pica series Luke hates nature preferring the excitement of computer games to dull walks in the countryside but his view of the world around him drastically begins to cha

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  • Title: Pica
  • Author: Jeff Gardiner
  • ISBN: 9781783759286
  • Page: 348
  • Format: Paperback
  • The first in Jeff Gardiner s Pica series.Luke hates nature, preferring the excitement of computer games to dull walks in the countryside, but his view of the world around him drastically begins to change when the enigmatic loner Guy, for whom Luke is reluctantly made to feel responsible, shows him some of the secrets that the very planet itself appears to be hiding fromThe first in Jeff Gardiner s Pica series.Luke hates nature, preferring the excitement of computer games to dull walks in the countryside, but his view of the world around him drastically begins to change when the enigmatic loner Guy, for whom Luke is reluctantly made to feel responsible, shows him some of the secrets that the very planet itself appears to be hiding from modern society.Hidden behind the everyday screen of school family life, Luke tumbles into a fascinating world of magic and fantasy, where transformations and shifting identities become second nature.Luke gets caught up in an inescapable path that affects his very existence, as the view of the world around him drastically begins to change.

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    1. *I won this book in the giveaway. Thank you very much Accent press! and Author Jeff Gardiner!*PICA is a contemporary fantasy about two young boys learning how to tap into an ancient magic, and change into animals; and where strange behavior, awkward moments, and losing your clothes becomes normal.*There may be spoilers in my review.*It was very interesting to me that the story is from the perspective of a bully. At first, our main character, Luke (Who gave me flashbacks to Sid, in Toy Story), i [...]

    2. There’s an intriguing beginning to the story where the reader is introduced to Luke, who is not a particularly likeable teenager- he’s selfish, self-absorbed, mean to people and creatures and has little strength of character. However, the author weaves a skilful tale and by the end of the book Luke is a changed lad. It takes a lot of effort and patience, though, on the part of the enigmatic Guy to introduce Luke to a whole different way of looking at the world around him. Yet that in itself [...]

    3. Pica, the first book of a trilogy that should be read.Pica is an amazing story of trust and friendship between two very different people. Pica tells the story of a nature hater, Luke, and of Guy, who exudes wisdom and strength that make him one with his surroundings, and how both eventually develop mutual respect.Pica isn’t only a book about friendship but and foremost a reflection about life; about the inhumanity that is growing more and more in our society.It is a beautiful story that takes [...]

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