The school of good and evil review

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the school of good and evil review

The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani

The first kidnappings happened two hundred years before. Some years it was two boys taken, some years two girls, sometimes one of each. But if at first the choices seemed random, soon the pattern became clear. One was always beautiful and good, the child every parent wanted as their own. The other was homely and odd, an outcast from birth. An opposing pair, plucked from youth and spirited away.

This year, best friends Sophie and Agatha are about to discover where all the lost children go: the fabled School for Good & Evil, where ordinary boys and girls are trained to be fairy tale heroes and villains. As the most beautiful girl in Gavaldon, Sophie has dreamed of being kidnapped into an enchanted world her whole life. With her pink dresses, glass slippers, and devotion to good deeds, she knows she’ll earn top marks at the School for Good and graduate a storybook princess. Meanwhile Agatha, with her shapeless black frocks, wicked pet cat, and dislike of nearly everyone, seems a natural fit for the School for Evil.

But when the two girls are swept into the Endless Woods, they find their fortunes reversed—Sophie’s dumped in the School for Evil to take Uglification, Death Curses, and Henchmen Training, while Agatha finds herself in the School For Good, thrust amongst handsome princes and fair maidens for classes in Princess Etiquette and Animal Communication.. But what if the mistake is actually the first clue to discovering who Sophie and Agatha really are…?
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Book Review - The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani

The School of Good and Evil by Soman Chainani - review

Two best friends, Agatha and Sophie, are taken away this year to the fabled School for Good and Evil , where normal children go to train to become the heroes and villains of fairy tales. Sophie, the most beautiful girl in Gavaldon, had always dreamed of being taken away to attend the School for Good. Agatha meanwhile, with her frocks and black cat seemed like the perfect fit for the School of Evil. Could this mistake be a clue to who the girls really are? The School for Good and Evil is the perfect twist of a fairy-tale and wonderful novel for anyone seeking adventure and surprise. It has many and exciting adventures and I would recommend it to middle schoolers.

You currently have JavaScript disabled in your web browser, please enable JavaScript to view our website as intended. Here are the instructions of how to enable JavaScript in your browser. Author: Soman Chainani. Publisher: HarperCollins. Every four years, two children are captured from Sophie's village - one beautiful and good, the other quite the opposite. Legend has it that these lost children are taken to the School for Good and Evil - a fabled institution where they will be trained to become fairytale heroes or villains, before eventually their place in the pages of the books that mysteriously appear in the village on a regular basis. Bored of life in the village, Sophie is determined to be one of the chosen ones, and is quite sure she is beautiful and noble enough to become a fairy tale princess at the School for Good.

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Every year, two children are kidnapped to the School of Good and Evil. After a while, people saw them in the fairytales that would arrive mysteriously a little while after the two children had left. One good and one bad. Sophie lives in a boring village, and dreams of going to the school of good and evil, as she always reads the tales. She wears pink, has long blonde hair and is always doing good deeds. On the other hand, Agatha, Sophie's friend, wears hideous black dresses, hates company and lives in a grave yard.


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