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From the acclaimed author of The Nest, The Boundless, and Airborn comes a brilliantly funny, breakout book about a boy who discovers an ink blot that's come to life! Perfect for those who love Hoot and Frindle and sure to be a hit with kids everywhere! The Rylance family is stuck. Dad's got writer's block. Ethan promised to illustrate a group project at school--even though he can't draw. Sarah's still pining for a puppy. And they all miss Mom. So much more than they can say. Enter Inkling. Inkling begins life in Mr. Rylance's sketchbook. But one night the ink of his drawings runs together--and then leaps off the page! This small burst of creativity is about to change everything. Ethan finds him first. Inkling has absorbed a couple chapters of his math book--not good--and the story he's supposed to be illustrating for school--also not good. But Inkling's also started drawing the pictures to go with the story--which is amazing! It's just the help Ethan was looking for! Inkling helps the rest of the family too--for Sarah he's a puppy. And for Dad he's a spark of ideas for a new graphic novel. It's exactly what they all want. It's not until Inkling goes missing that this family has to face the larger questions of what they--and Inkling--truly need. Kenneth Oppel has given us a small masterpiece of middle-grade fiction. Inkling is funny and fizzy and exciting, and brimming with the kind of interesting ideas and dilemmas that kids will love to wrestle with. Get ready. A little ink blot is about to become your new favorite character!
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Grouped Work ID 87f454a5-ff98-951c-b27c-9b229022355f
Grouping Title inkling
Grouping Author oppel kenneth
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-02-20 22:46:08PM
Last Indexed 2019-02-21 03:34:51AM

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accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
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auth_author2 Daymond, Robbie,, Smith, Sydney, 1980-
author Oppel, Kenneth, 1967-
author2-role Daymond, Robbie,narrator., Findaway World, LLC., Playaway Digital Audio., Smith, Sydney,1980-illustrator.
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display_description When an inkblot, who can write, listen, learn, and draw, jumps out of Mr. Rylance's sketchbook, Ethan believes he may be the answer to their problems and names him Inkling.
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subject_facet Artist's block -- Fiction, Artists -- Fiction, Artists -- Juvenile fiction, Audiobooks, Children's audiobooks, Creative ability -- Juvenile fiction, Families -- Juvenile fiction, Family life -- Fiction, Fathers and sons -- Fiction, Graphic novels -- Fiction, Grief -- Fiction, Grief -- Juvenile fiction, Humorous fiction, Imaginary companions -- Juvenile fiction, Imaginary playmates -- Fiction, Single-parent families -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Inkling
title_full Inkling, Inkling / Kenneth Oppel, Inkling / Kenneth Oppel ; with illustrations by Sydney Smith
title_short Inkling
topic_facet Artist's block, Artists, Creative ability, Families, Family life, Fathers and sons, Graphic novels, Grief, Humor (Fiction), Imaginary companions, Imaginary playmates, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Single-parent families