The humor is as wicked as the evil twin. Read Common Sense Media’s Angela and Diabola review, age rating, and parents guide. Banks (The Mystery of the Cupboard, , etc.) introduces readers to twin girls —one purely good, one purely evil—who make a hash of their. Angela and Diabola Banks Submitter: The juvenile fiction collection at my library hasn’t been weeded in ages, but I do wonder about the.

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A joy to her parents, she never, never cries. Her parents have to pay a pair of street bums to be her godparents, and the vicar is so startled by her mean little eyes that he drops her in anfela baptismal font.

I loved this book when I was younger. It’s been over 10 years, and I still remember the ending and how much it shocked me.

Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a riabola. She is the bane of her parents’ lives.

The two approaches don’t always blend: Nov 11, Luna rated it really liked it. Adults drink and smoke. For the right kids, this is both hilarious and thought-provoking. Open Preview See a Problem? What Readers Are Saying What do you think? In Banks emigrated to Israel, where she taught for eight years on an Israeli kibbutz Yasur.


Angela and Diabola by Lynne Reid Banks

I thought it would be a cute story about twin girls who were kind of the opposite of each other. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Meanwhile, Diabola tries her best worst to be as hateful and revolting as she can be. Diabola has found another place to be her outrageous and appalling self. It also touches on the concept of balance and how completely opposites compliment each other.

But they are soon horrified when they discover that while one is perfectly good, the other is perfectly evil. The Cuthbertson-Joneses are surprised when the Mrs. See how we rate. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

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Dec 23, Lauren rated it really liked it Shelves: Lynne Reid Banks Humor Apr 17, Riri rated it it was ok Shelves: Twins Angela and Diabola are as different as day and night. A pair of twins, opposite and nearly-supernatural in their differences. Add your rating See all 3 parent reviews. Diabola is ugly, unpleasant, and troublesome in direct proportion. It’s about a set of twins that are diametrically opposed. Jan 24, Kritika rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read saving…. Surprises, shocks and thoroughly entertains.


Haveing these two be twins only adds to the story and comparisons. Is it OK for kids to read books outside their reading levels? It was wonderful because of the dark girl and the bright sister.

It’s been a while since I read it, but I do remember it being really cute story about sibling rivaly. Set preferences to see our top age-appropriate picks for your kids. I had seen it a couple times before and then I finally d Banks gives her story a contemporary setting and tries to make the twins’ parents as normal as possible, but the conceit of the piece–good and evil personified– demands fairy-tale language and magical perhaps spiritual intervention.

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