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The Folk Keeper/Fantasy

by Franny Billingsley

  • 396 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Aladdin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic,
  • General,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Fiction - General,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure,
  • Action & Adventure - General,
  • Girls & Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7730041M
    ISBN 100689851995
    ISBN 109780689851995
    OCLC/WorldCa48076101

      The Folk Keeper by Franny Billingsley, unknown edition, Orphan Corinna disguises herself as a boy to pose as a Folk Keeper, one who keeps the Evil Folk at bay, and discovers her heritage as a seal maiden when she is taken to live with a wealthy family in their manor by the sea. The Folk Keeper by Franny Billingsley. 10 Total Resources 2 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Audio Excerpt from The Folk Keeper; Name Pronunciation with Franny Billingsley; Grade; ; Genre; Science Fiction / Fantasy.

    As Folk Keeper at the Rhysbridge Home, she feeds the fierce, dark-dwelling cave Folk; keeps them from souring the milk, killing the chickens, and venting their anger on the neighborhood; and writes it all down in her Folk Record. Since only boys are Folk Keepers, she has disguised herself as a boy, Corin, and it is a boy and a Folk Keeper she.   I love, love, love this author! I think she only has 2 books out (this and The Folk Keeper), but I will be on the lookout for more from her in the future. The main character was so strong and wonderful, and it was such a magical story/5(64).

    : The Folk Keeper () by Billingsley, Franny and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. Corinna is a Folk Keeper. Her job is to keep the mysterious Folk who live beneath the ground at bay. But Corinna has a secret that even she doesn't fully comprehend, until she agrees to serve as Folk Keeper at Marblehaugh Park, a wealthy family's seaside manor. There her hidden powers burst into full force, and Corinna's life changes forever.


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The Folk Keeper/Fantasy by Franny Billingsley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Because of these two factors, younger or less experienced readers might find the style of writing difficult. Nonetheless, I would recommend this book for any reader, regardless of age or experience, simply because it is one of the best fantasy books ever written.

The Folk Keeper (Jean Karl Books)/5(42). The Folk Keeper (Jean Karl Books (Paperback)) - Kindle edition by Billingsley, Franny, Leonid Gore. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Folk Keeper (Jean Karl Books (Paperback))/5(42). The Folk Keeper is set sometime in the past when we travelled by horse and coach and villages grew and raised their own food and people had to worry about controlling ‘The Folk’.

Corinna, the main character, cuts off her beautiful long hair, wears trousers and /5. The Folk Keeper is a young adult fantasy book by Franny Billingsley. Corinna is a Folk Keeper, charged with the important duty of pacifying The Fair Folk who live beneath Rhysbridge with offerings and protective spells so they won't wither the crops and curse the livestock.

It is a The Folk Keeper/Fantasy book position to hold, and she has had to tell many lies to get it: about her gender, disguising. Because of these two factors, younger or less experienced readers might find the style of writing difficult.

Nonetheless, I would recommend this book for any The Folk Keeper/Fantasy book, regardless of age or experience, simply because it is one of the best fantasy books ever written. The Folk Keeper (Jean Karl Books)/5(42). writes Corin(na), The Folk Keeper of Rhysbridge in his journal, Folk Record (this novel).Dear readers, The Folk Keeper as a book, as a novel, is a personal journal of Corin please bear with me as i refer to the book, this story, as the Folk Record henceforth in this review.

This is a fantasy story, told in the form of a diary Reviews:   Title: The Folk Keeper Author: Franny Billingsley Genre: Fantasy/YA Publisher: Atheneum (US)/ Bloomsbury (UK) Publication Date First edition: / New edition: April Paperback: pages Stand alone or series: Stand alone Corinna Stonewall is fifteen years old and an orphan.

She is also Rhysbridge Foundling Home’s Folk Keeper – a difficult and dangerous job which. The Folk Keeper (Jean Karl Books (Paperback)) eBook: Billingsley, Franny, Leonid Gore: : Kindle StoreReviews: Corinna is a Folk Keeper. Her job is to keep the mysterious Folk who live beneath the ground at bay.

But Corinna has a secret that even she doesn't fully comprehend, until she agrees to serve as Folk. Get Folk Keeper (Paperback) by Franny Billingsle and other science fiction books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

Because of these two factors, younger or less experienced readers might find the style of writing difficult. Nonetheless, I would recommend this book for any reader, regardless of age or experience, simply because it is one of the best fantasy books ever written.

The Folk Keeper (Jean Karl Books)/5. This Folk Keepers do this by providing them with food and, when necessary, absorbing their anger and cruelty. But then she is sent to be Keeper at Marblehaugh Park, on the edge of the sea, where the Folk are stronger, mysteries abound, and Corinna's true heritage and 4/5.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Folk Keeper at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(36). From Billingsley (Well-Wished, ), an inventive and romantic fusion of the selkie tale with that of a nameless, hungry Folk who must be kept at bay.

Corinna is crafty and sullen: she lives in the cellar of a foundling home whose dark and damp she loves, and keeps the Folk quiescent by offerings of food, and circles of iron and salt.

She has made herself into a Folk Keeper by cutting off her Author: Franny Billingsley. The Folk Keeper is her second book. Well Wished, her first, was an SLJ Best Book, one of Booklist's Top Ten First Novels for Youth, and an SLJ Sleeper: Books Too Good to Miss.

She lives in Chicago with her family and works as a children's : Franny Billingsley. Corinna is a Folk Keeper. Her job is to keep the mysterious Folk who live beneath the ground at bay. But Corinna has a secret that even she doesn’t fully comprehend, until she agrees to serve as Folk Keeper at Marblehaught Park, a wealthy family’s seaside manor.

The Folk Keeper Submitted 6/15/01Corinna Stonewall is a Folk Keeper. That is, in the strange and beautiful world of Ms. Billingsley's book, it is her job to lurk in the dark, cavernous underground Cellar distracting and pacifying the hideous Folk, creatures described by another Keeper.

Fantastic Fantasy I love these books and the thought the author has put into the world building makes them a joy to read as your transported along. There is a bit of everything with friendship building, flawed heroes, magic and dragons forming the base for the storyline which is well paced and well developed/5().

Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction Fiction Juvenile works Juvenile fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Billingsley, Franny, Folk Keeper. The Folk Keeper is a fictional novel, but elements of the story are so vividly and accurately described, that the setting may seem like a real place.

To find out how Franny Billingsley did her background research for The Folk Keeper, read her author's note about the book. Find books like The Folk Keeper from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked The Folk Keeper also liked: The Perilous Gard. The Folk Keeper is a bewitching tale of a young girl seeking to feel important and to find her true identity. Corinna, abandoned as a baby, is strong willed and determined.

Passionate about feeling in control of herself, she changes her name to Corin and adorns boy clothes so that she can work a lad's occupation. When she is personally sought out to work at a large estate, hiding who she is.The Folk Keeper — First published in Subjects Fiction, Orphans, Selkies, Fairies, Fantasy, Juvenile fiction, Children: Grades The Folk Keeper glows with colours abounds with lovely passages artfully plotted and melodically written." The New York Times Book Review "February 2 - Candlemas - It is a day of yellow fog, and the Folk are hungry.

They ate the lamb I brought them, picking the bones clean and leaving them outside the Folk Door. Here in the cellar, I control the Price Range: $ - $