A Wrinkle in Time

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Penguin Adult, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 211 pages
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A Puffin Book - stories that last a lifetime.Puffin Modern Classics are relaunched under a new logo: A Puffin Book. There are 20 titles to collect in the series, listed below, all with exciting new covers and fun-filled endnotes.A WRINKLE IN TIME is a classic sci-fi adventure for children by bestselling US author, Madeleine L'Engle.When Charles Wallace Murry goes searching through a 'wrinkle in time' for his lost father, he finds himself on an evil planet where all life is enslaved by a huge pulsating brain known as 'It'. How Charles, his sister Meg and friend Calvin find and free his father makes this a very special and exciting mixture of fantasy and science fiction, which all the way through is dominated by the funny and mysterious trio of guardian angels known as Mrs Whatsit, Mrs Who and Mrs Which.Madeleine L'Engle lived in New York and wrote over 60 books for children, including A WRINKLE IN TIME, the first in her Time Quintet series and winner of the highly prestigious Newbury Medal. she died in 2007, aged 88.Also available in A Puffin Book: GOODNIGHT MISTER TOM and BACK HOME by Michelle Magorian CHARLOTTE'S WEB, STUART LITTLE and THE TRUMPET OF THE SWAN by E. B. White THE BORROWERS by Mary NortonSTIG OF THE DUMP by Clive KingROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY by Mildred D. TaylorA DOG SO SMALL by Philippa PearceGOBBOLINO by Ursula Moray WilliamsCARRIE'S WAR by Nina BawdenMRS FRISBY AND THE RATS OF NIMH by Richard C O'BrienA WRINKLE IN TIME by Madeleine L'EngleTHE CAY by Theodore TaylorTARKA THE OTTER by Henry WilliamsonWATERSHIP DOWN by Richard AdamsSMITH by Leon GarfieldTHE NEVERENDING STORY by Michael EndeANNIE by Thomas MeehanTHE FAMILY FROM ONE END STREET by Eve Garnett

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The style of writing and the pacing was well done. - Goodreads
The ending was severely anticlimactic. - Goodreads
The imagery and the story started off strong. - Goodreads
The writing style may be slow, but it is also boring. - Goodreads
It has a great plot. - Goodreads
Sooo amazing & so much insight on L'engle's behalf! - Goodreads

Review: A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet #1)

User Review  - echo - Goodreads

Having only very vague memories of reading this as a child, I was pleasantly surprised this second time around. I immediately fell in love with the Murry family, especially oddball Meg, who seemed to ... Read full review

Review: A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet #1)

User Review  - Sarah Nemeth - Goodreads

An old favorite from my childhood. Revisiting it to find it is as delightful as I remembered. Looking forward to sharing this series with my daughter when she is older. Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Madeleine L'Engle lives in New York and is the author of several books for young people and adults.

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