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My Life as an Alphabet

Author:  Barry Jonsberg

 This isn't just about me. It's also about the other people in my life - my mother, my father, my dead sister Sky, my penpal Denille, Rich Uncle Brian, Earth-Pig Fish and Douglas Benson From Another Dimension. These are people [with the exception of Earth-Pig Fish, who is a fish] who have shaped me, made me what I am. I cannot recount my life without recounting elements of theirs. This is a big task, but I am confident I am up to it.

Introducing Candice Phee: twelve years old, hilariously honest and a little ... odd. But she has a big heart, the very best of intentions and an unwavering determination to ensure everyone is happy. So she sets about trying to 'fix' all the problems of all the people [and pets] in her life.

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Sep 16,2014

My Life as an Alphabet is a hilariously interesting novel, written by Barry Jonsberg. This lonely girl shares her secret of how she lived her teenage years. The friends she makes and the things that she does for enjoyment. Candice Phee shares her story of how she grew up and how the people around her affected the way she is today. This book is an amazing book for anyone who wants to know about this girls very interesting life. The way she shares her story is through the alphabet, her school assignment. I loved this book to bits because it was just so interesting the things that this girl does in her life. Everyone should read this book.

Aug 21,2014

This is an awesome book because of it when i grow up ill name my child candice :) this book is really good maybe a bit hard for young kids because of the hard words but thats only part of it so around the age of twelve could read it :) read it

Aug 15,2014

I think when the girl has to do her life as an alphabet she has trouble as she gets bullied a lot. I think that just because she is different she shouldn't still be picked on. Over all it was a great book which I think people should read.

Aug 15,2014

Ha Ha, Candice is funny! I like the way she  is so optimistic about everything. I wish I was like that :)  This is awesome, I like her goldfish. Nearing the end there is a whole heap of swearing (Words aren't too bad), but apart from that, It is probably ok for all ages!! The first time I read it, it wasn't awesome, but the next few times, when everything came together, it was great! I strongly reccomend it, especially if you like stories about friendship.  

May 17,2014

Book Review 

The book "My Life as an Alphabet" is a well written and warm novel. The Author, when writing this book, did a great job in making it sound the main character was writing this, as the style matched the personality of the main character.

This book is a rather small book, but it is still a warm, feel-good book, that when you are down, it will bring you up & make you smile and laugh and forget about your problems and worries.

The cover of the book has well achieved it purpose to entice the reader, as well as having the girl on the front reflect the personality of the girl as the main character.

When i read this book it took me less than a day, and i found it quirky, sweet, warm, hilarious, as well as a just feel good book. It stands out, above the average book, due to its unique cover and as it written differently following the topic of the Alphabet.

Overall I would suggest that if you a person who is between the ages of 12 to 16, or if you just need to fell well after being down, then read this book. I guarantee that you will enjoy this book, and that you won't regret it. I rate is a 6/10.

Feb 06,2014

I reviewed this book for english last year.

It is a fantastic book to read that I would recomend for anyone between 10 and 14ish.

Thank you for writing such an amazing Barry Jonsberg!

Its well worth reading


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