Spiderwick series continues with new characters. Read Common Sense Media’s The Nixie’s Song: Beyond the Spiderwick Chronicles, Book 1 review, age rating. Nick Vargas is a very angry eleven-year-old boy. His father has just remarried and Nick has had to give up his room to his new step-sister Laurie. Laurie is just.. . Drew said: I read the first five-book series of The Spiderwick Chronicles, and saw the movie when it. The Nixie’s Song (Beyond the Spiderwick Chronicles, #1).

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Add your rating See all 3 kid reviews. The setting of this book is important because it shows what kind of environment Nick an Laurie are thee.

The Nixie’s Song: Beyond the Spiderwick Chronicles, Book 1 Book Review

The characters in this series weren’t even likable. To answer that question yes, I have wondered if fairies were real once I finished reading this book. The boy doesn’t believe in tue and he thinks that it is dumb to believe in all those things but then one day a real fairy actually gives him the sight that makes him see fairies I think that this is not one of those amazing books that you know right at the beginning that it is going to be awesome.

A few questionable words, but nothing terrible! The title “The Nixies Song” relates to the book because when the nixie sang the monster would calm down.

I just started the Spiderwick Chronicles and I absolutely love it. How old is your kid?

The Nixie’s Song

I don’t love this book but I think its OK because it is not the best written and there aren’t that many details.

You don’t need to have read the Spiderwick books to make sense of this first book in a new trilogy. The Spiderwick Chronicles leave the old-fashioned charm of New England far behind and head south for some fiendish faerie fun in the hot Florida sun. About these links Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase.


Holly Black is the author of bestselling contemporary fantasy books for kids and teens.

The settings adds to the conflict because the monster wants to eat Nick. However, some characters from Spiderwick make cameos and I think the story will be more fleshed out if you’ve read the first series. Then, the story REALLY took a bizarre turn when the authors actually inserted themselves in the book, as writers of the original series and the spin-off Field Guide who do a book signing spidfrwick Orlando.

The star rating reflects overall quality and learning potential. Nick is disgruntled because his dad has recently married Laurie’s mom and now Laurie has moved in and taken over his bedroom.

It was able to capture my attention, and I couldn’t wait to finish the book to find out what cool things were going to happen. Return to Book Page. Spiderwick series continues with new characters.

That night he finds that he is able to see creatures of faerie – a nixie a water faerie is lying on the lawn of his home. He and his older brother Jules and his father have dealt with the death of Nick’s mom, but now Nick’s dad is moving on; in fact, h My Spiderwick-loving heart was delighted to discover that Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi had teamed up again for another small series set in the Chronciles world.

For Your Family Log in Sign me up. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This is the beginning of a new series spun off The Spiderwick Chronicles.

I like stories where people rebuild a spidewrick structure after life has shattered what they once had; I like the hope and the love that is integral to that process. Sep 17, Michael rated it did not like it. After they agree to help her, they find that a giant is destroying the area, and that some of Taloa ‘s the Nixie’s name sisters were killed by the giant.


A great book Just a great book. He learns how she believes in fairies and how she collects books thr fairies and unicorns also how she hated her name and wished her name was Lauranathana. Towards the end of the story Nick and Laurie go on some adventures and Nick finds a four leaf clover and has no idea that it gives him the ability to see fairies until Laurie tells him all about it. After he pulls out the clover and gives it to her, she then can see and goes to help the faerie which she identifies as a Nixie.

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The Nixie’s Song by Tony DiTerlizzi

Laurie seems to have her head in the clouds, dragging around a well-loved copy of Arthur Spiderwick’s Field Guide and convincing Nick that she believes faeries really exist. View spiderwck 5 comments.

Is it any good? Another fun sci-fi series to read with AJ: Our ratings are based on child development best practices. See how we rate. I was surprised when Nick was able to see the nixie.