HOW TO CATCH A BOGLE
New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013
IL 3-6, RL 4.9
Before you see a Bogle you will often smell
Their terrible odor is something even Birdie can’t get
used to. A Bogel is a
monster, a goblin and sometimes called “the bogeyman”.
Birdie is the 10
year old girl apprentice to Bogler, Alfred
Bunce. Alfred catches the
Bogles and kills them with his spear. A Bogle’s
favorite food is children and
Birdie, who sings sweetly like a bird, is the
fantasy tale set in Victorian London follows Birdie
and Mr. Bunce as they come
up against the trials of earning a living, along with
the wishes of wealthy
ladies interested in the intersection of folklore and
science. This is the first book in a
planned trilogy. How to
Catch a Bogle is a rather ghastly and sometimes smelly
and gooey adventure you
will not be able to cast aside.
|SUBJECTS: Monsters -- Fiction.
Supernatural -- Fiction.
Apprentices -- Fiction.
Orphans -- Fiction.
London (England) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Great Britain --History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Fiction.