Thief Stew

Hello Readers,

Earlier this week the Inklings got together for our fortnightly meeting and once again discussed The Map to Everywhere by Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis.

This time around we talked a little about Fin’s little Thief Stew prank.

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Why not take a look at how we did when we tried Thief Stew, with one of Ad and Tad’s little puke pills…

We have one more Inklings meeting before or winter break, and that will be our last time talking about The Map to Everywhere.  At that final meeting we will be recreating the final battle between the evil wizard, Serth and our heroes, Marrill and Fin.  Just so you know it will involve sling shots, acorn like things and a black robe.  Come back in a few weeks and see how it goes.

Read on,

Mr. H

Fin’s Squirrel Suit Challenge

Hello Readers,

Yesterday The Inklings met to continue to discuss The Map To Everywhere by Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis.

During this meeting we decided to focus on chapter nine and Fin’s escape from the Meressian ship and the guard called Bull Face.  We liked this scene because it really is a great example of the whole tone of this great novel.  It is full of action, wit, humor (Bull Face barfs right in the middle of the chase) and thrilling skydiving!

So we came up with a Reading Challenge based on Fin’s flying suit.  First we made models of Fin and his squirrel suit.

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Once we had the models built we went outside to see how well they flew.

And the winner was…

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Read On,

Mr. H

Toss-The Teeth

Hello Readers,

Our Inkling book club has just started attacking the wonderful fantasy novel The Map To Everywhere, by sort of local authors, Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis.

In our first meeting we talked about the Orphan Preserve and introduced one of my favorite parts of the Khaznot Quay, Ad and Tad’s Gourmet Pie-o-ria.  Now if you have read The Map To Everywhere you know that Ad and Tad’s is really just a front for a thieves’ den, where all sorts of nasties like to hang out.  In that first visit to Ad and Tad’s we see a few thugs playing a game called Toss-The-Teeth.

Kantsy Orphan Preserve

Toss The Teeth

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The authors give us no explanation of the the rules of the game, so we figured we would do them a favor and come up with said rules.

So take a look at our rough drafts ideas for Toss-The-Teeth…

Remember these are all just first attempts at creating a game of chance so they might be a little rough around the edges.

What game idea did you like the best?  Why not hit that comment button and let us know?  We are planning on working out the kinks, building game pieces (if needed) and writing out the rules at out next meeting.  Help us choose what game to develop.

Read on,

Mr. H

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