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by Michael Ende


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From Publishers Weekly. PW dubbed this "a potent dose of comic fantasy, bubbling over with clever wordplay and slapstick incidents, and spiked with verse. Michael Ende, the author, is more known for his book "The Neverending Story", which has, by the way, not too much in common with the movie. The Night of Wishes" never got the same attention, but it definitely is worth reading again and again.

or, The hellish Notion Potion. Translated from the German by. Heike Schwarzbauer and Rick Takvorian. Title: The night of wishes : or, The hellish notion potion, by Michael Ende ; illustrated by Regina Kehn ; translated from the German by Heike Schwarzbauer and by Rick Takvorian. Other titles: Satanarchäolügenialkohöllische Wunschpunsch.

Home Michael Ende The Night of Wishes. And although it didn’t rhyme, the Notion Potion granted them this final wish as well

Home Michael Ende The Night of Wishes. The night of wishes, . 3. And although it didn’t rhyme, the Notion Potion granted them this final wish as well. In one fell swoop they both became as they had been before: nasty-minded and highly displeasing to the eye. But it was all in vain, for the hellish Notion Potion had been drunk to the last drop.

The Night of Wishes: Or the hellish Notion Potion is a book by the German children's book author Michael Ende that was first published in 1989 and awarded with the Swiss literary award "La vache qui lit" in 1990

The Night of Wishes: Or the hellish Notion Potion is a book by the German children's book author Michael Ende that was first published in 1989 and awarded with the Swiss literary award "La vache qui lit" in 1990. The original German title was Der satanarchäolügenialkohöllische Wunschpunsch. The evil sorcerer Beelzebub Preposteror has contracted with His Excellency the Minister of Pitch Darkness to perform a certain number of evil deeds each year.

ISBN 10: 0590556568 ISBN 13: 9780590556569. Publisher: Scholastic Hippo, 1994. Will Beelzebub Preposteror and his evil aunt, Tyrannia Vampirella concoct a fiendish plan and destroy the world by the stroke of midnight? Or can Mauricio and Jacob save the world?

The Night of Wishes book. In this book, Ende brews a potent dose of comic fantasy.

The Night of Wishes book. The story bubbles thanks to the mischievous wordplay, splashing fun with comical incidents, and has been spiked with just the right dose of verse to make children laugh without annoying the parents who may be reading to them.

The Night of Wishes (Hippo Fantasy). Ende has given us great description in this book. This shows his great literature work with this book and The Neverending Story. In conclusion, no one should back off from this book. Select Format: Hardcover. Fiction is a mirror into reality. Great Book!!! Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 21 years ago. The heart knows more than the mind can ever know alone. Michael Ende takes many turns and twists by bringing the wisdom of many animals together to stop the destruction of the nature of evolution.

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Will Beelzebub Preposteror and his evil aunt, Tyrannia Vampirella concoct a fiendish plan and destroy the world by the stroke of midnight? Or can Mauricio and Jacob save the world? By the author of "The Never Ending Story".

Comments: (7)

Coron
I fall into the same category of people who went searching for this book after reading the Neverending Story. It was on my Amazon wish list for months and months, but it was always too expensive to buy. Finally I saw it available for 16 bucks, so I got it. Was it worth the wait? You know, I'm not sure.

On one hand, the plot's clever and easy to understand, all the way from beginning to end. And I'm sure it's no small task to construct a plot that meets both criteria. But the characters seem so uninspired. You can read hundreds and hundreds of books about talking animals who save the day. The raven in this story has a bunch of wives and the cat wants to be a singer, but these character traits have nothing to do with the plot whatsoever. The raven could have been an aspiring juggler and the cat a gambling casino player, and it wouldn't have changed the plot a bit. And Father New Year is pretty much the most worthless literary character I've ever seen. Sure, he helps the heroes out, but GOSH he's got less inspiration behind him than an extra on a made for TV movie set.

Also there's an awful lot of witchery, and a bit of drunkness in the pages that (although quite amusing) makes me uncomfortable with its suitability for children, because it's definitely more of a children's book than a young adult book.

Other than the uninspired heros and the heavy emphasis on witchery, I can't say anything bad about the book. The translation is magnificent. The rhyming is wonderful. The bad guys ruining themselves in the end is hilarious. And the cold fire bowl is neat.

All in all, this book is a steady mixture of cleverness and blandness. So if you're like me, and you're looking for greatness, you're not going to find it in such a mixture. A Night of Wishes is a nice book to have because it's fairly obscure, but I wouldn't feel bad about telling anybody to pass it up.
Vetitc
It's a pity that this book is not in print anymore, it certainly is one of the best I ever read. Yes, it's meant for children, but also for folks who didn't forget about their inner child. This book was as much fun for me to read when I was a child then it is now as a mature adult.

The story has a good meaning and is told in a way that you will remember it for a loooooong time. And when you remember, it fills you up with good feelings. How many books can do that?

Michael Ende, the author, is more known for his book "The Neverending Story", which has, by the way, not too much in common with the movie. "The Night of Wishes" never got the same attention, but it definitely is worth reading again and again.
Goldcrusher
I read it when I was under the age of ten and wanted to revisit this book. It made me want to become a witch.
Zut
I gave this book away ~~ it was tooo long; probably out-dated...
I'm in my 30s, and this is a YA novel; but it looked cute & fun to read on Halloween night...
It was also Very Negative...that's why i ended up giving it away... every time i turned the page(many of them),
there was just negative/derogatory/insulting language...
Neverending Story was Great, tho !
Nuliax
I have had this book on my to read shelf for a long time. I originally picked it up because it’s by the author of the Neverending Story (which I adore). It ended up being an okay read, but was slow at parts and a bit awkward to read. I think younger readers will enjoy this story more.

The evil sorcerer Beezlebub Preposteror and his equally evil aunt are both behind on their required annual quota of evil deeds. Things start looking better for them when they find a recipe for a potion that can grant wishes in reverse. This would be great because not only can they complete their evil deeds they can also fool the animal spies that live with them. Except they don’t know that the cat and raven that live with them have a sneaky plan of their own to stop them.

There are some wonderful illustrations throughout this book and I enjoyed those. I found the story to be a bit silly and over the top; it’s something I think younger readers will enjoy more than adults. I personally wasn’t a huge fan though...it was okay but not great.

There is a lot in here about friendship and good triumphing over evil. There is also a lot of clever wordplay and some cute poems throughout.

The whole story is very predictable and the characters very stereotypical. It’s a story I think younger readers will enjoy but adults will find a bit boring to get through. I honestly struggled a bit just because I had trouble engaging with the characters and story.

Overall an okay read about good triumphing over evil. The animal characters are cute and funny, if a bit over the top. There is some clever word play in here as well. I struggled a bit with the pacing (some parts were kind of boring) and with the way the writing flowed (it was a bit awkward at times). I would definitely recommend The Neverending Story over this book.
MrDog
The heart knows more than the mind can ever know alone. Michael Ende takes many turns and twists by bringing the wisdom of many animals together to stop the destruction of the nature of evolution. Notice that the animals always meet by the church but never in it. Notice, in the end when the day has been saved, that the animals each go back to their natural world. There are many subtleties in this book about how when evil tries to control nature and the unlikely forces that must take on the messy job of making things right. It is not inside the church where common sense tells you that things are made right, but outside.
The Night of Wishes (Hippo Fantasy S.) download epub
Science Fiction & Fantasy
Author: Michael Ende
ISBN: 0590556568
Category: Teen & Young Adult
Subcategory: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Language: English
Publisher: Scholastic Hippo (April 15, 1994)
Pages: 288 pages