Indian and the cupboard book series
The Indian in the Cupboard - WikipediaIt was later adapted as a children's film under the same name. Later books in the series were illustrated by Piers Sanford later. The publisher recommended reading level is age nine and up. All the books revolve around a young boy, Omri, who discovers the powers of a magical cupboard. When plastic toys are locked in the cupboard, they become real, living beings, resulting in Omri befriending an 18th century Iroquois Haudenosaunee chief named Little Bear. As the series progresses, Omri and his friend Patrick learn more about the cupboard's powers, including its ability to transport people to and from through history. The book has received numerous awards and been both critiqued and praised on its literary merit and has once been recommended reading in school curriculum.
The Indian in the Cupboard Series
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The original book, The Indian in the Cupboard , was published in , and four more novels followed, with the final book published in All five books follow the story of Omri, a normal boy, and Little Bull, an Iroquois Indian, a plastic toy who comes to life. A film adaptation of the first book was released in , but due to its relatively poor performance at the box office, plans to adapt further books in the series were dropped. What could be better than a magic cupboard that turns small toys into living creatures? Omri's big brother has no birthday present for him, so he gives Omri an old medicine cabinet he's found.
With magical and fantastical elements, these three extraordinary novels have withstood the test of time to become beloved classics. Young readers are drawn to the endearing characters, the fast-paced and convincingly portrayed action, and themes of friendship, responsibility, and burgeoning independence. She later became a freelance journalist and playwright and in became the first female… More about Lynne Reid Banks. Ebook —. Also in The Indian in the Cupboard.