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The King in the Window is a great work of art. It reminds me of several books wrapped into one, like perhaps Narnia meets Where the Wild Things Are. Read morePublished on January 24, 2013 by Peter Moore
Very creative story. The only thing I would have included in this book is a map of Paris in order to follow Oliver and his amusing wraiths.Published on October 13, 2012 by Amy Byrd
Cross Harry Potter with Alice through the Looking Glass. Add a touch of The Little Prince, and season carefully with hints of multiverse physics to balance the wonders of rhetoric... Read morePublished on August 2, 2011 by Sheila Deeth
"The King In The Window"
by Adam Gopnik
(Miramax Books, 2005)
I once knew a girl who grew up in Marin County and whose mother... Read more
My granddaughter was reading the book so I read it too. Great book for kids, entertaining, exciting and it has a good message.
Love you Jordan
I think I'd describe this as mindboggling AND superb. I found Adam Gopnik's The King in the Window a fascinating read. Read morePublished on December 23, 2009 by AC
I bought this book for my kids because both my son and I so enjoyed Gopnik's book, Paris to the Moon. Read morePublished on July 21, 2009 by Steven Hirsch
Adam Gopnik lived in Paris for several years, writing delightful pieces for The New Yorker about his experiences, later published in book form: From Paris to the Moon. Read morePublished on June 5, 2009 by Susanna Lana
Started slowly, but got very interesting. Mildly scary and hard to read.