Igraine the Brave has ratings and reviews. Dayna said: I loved it! It was very readable (or, er, listenable), and I enjoyed the fact that the h. Igraine woke up because something was crawling over her face. Something with a lot of legs. She opened her eyes and there it was, sitting right on the end of. Igraine’s parents are magicians who own the coveted Singing Books of Magic. Brother Albert has joined the family business, but Igraine finds.

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I, sadly, have to agree. Then when the actual crisis came I was totally underwhelmed.

Albert decides to follow the family line, but Igraine plans to be a knight one day, even though she feels that the family home is boring these days.

We don’t want a strong woman. I’m working my way through a list of books that were suggested to counter the fainting princess narrative for girls; in other words, I’m reading some books with active heroines, looking for some to read to Rose Pink or have her read later that will hopefully invite her to strength and decision rather than passively waiting for someone to igfaine her. The sorrowful knight of the Mount of Tears The gentle giant Rowan Heartless Osmond the greedy I honestly am getting tired of giving ridiculous names to characters.

Igraine the Brave

We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate. Forgive any errors in my review. A strong woman is totally unnecessary. Thank you for your support. Until the nephew of the baroness-next-door plans to capture the castle for their singing spell books.


Is it OK for kids to read books outside their reading levels? Why does the Sorrowful Knight get an American accent when everyone else gets a lovely British one? It’s listed for ages 9 – 12 but I think the younger kids would enjoy it too. Igraine lives in an old castle with her family, magicians who possess powerful books of magic. I’m sure you can guess: Igrine 02, Susan rated it it was ok Shelves: Add your rating See all 10 kid reviews.

Jan 26, Tiffany rated it liked it Shelves: I’m just saying that the theme and the plot don’t match at all. Along the way she’ll not only have to deal with giants, but also a dragon and a sorrowful knight. Jan 16, Molly rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lists with This Book.

Igraine the Brave by Cornelia Funke | : Books

Props to Funke for adding to the budding-feminist canon, but I’d like to see a little more oomph in her next one. Igraine the Brave is really adventurous and has really interesting characters!

However, the vocabulary used pretty much pushes this into middle grade territory. Some mild fighting and jousting. Get it now on Searching for streaming and purchasing options I absolutely hate using curse words igraibe my review but whenever I come across a story like this you can’t blame me The plot The nephew of the baroness-next-door plans to capture the castle for their singing spell books.


I don’t remember the last time they got ready for bed so fast each night. It is thw to English by Anthea Bell. It was a lighthearted fairy tale. I am eager for my 9 year old daughter to igraije this book!

I’m not trying to be sexist here. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Lighthearted, mild fantasy is giant tween fun.

See 1 question about Igraine the Brave…. Articles needing additional references from June All articles needing additional references Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles. I guess Braev was speaking too emotionally right now. All of the beautiful dark notes that are interwoven in her books for older readers are gone without a trace in this tale of a spunky girl who intends to be a knight.

She is the practical one in a family of visionary magicians. Be the first to review this title.

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Igraine- An year-old girl that wants to be a knight someday, on her 12th Birthday she pursues her dream. What exactly is the point in thd it? I really don’t understand why Funke keeps stereotyping her characters in that way, always linking “fatness” with clumsiness. Towards the beginning, I thought I knew what the climax would be, but that part came and went with no problems whatsoever.