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Liesl & Po [Lauren Oliver, Kei Acedera] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From New York Times bestselling author Lauren Oliver comes a . Read Common Sense Media’s Liesl & Po review, age rating, and parents Parents need to know that author Lauren Oliver has published two. “Liesl and Po,” the first foray into middle-grade fiction by Lauren Oliver, author of wildly popular books for young adults, like “Delirium,” is such a.

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Liesl is olivsr devoted to her late father throughout, and she also shows kindness and consideration to her friends. How would Liesl survive the months of starvation and cruelty and still emerge whole, piesl, clean, and kind? This is a lovely book recommended to me by Wendy Darling – go read her review for a much more in depth look into this book. These were the moments that illuminated my life and understanding of this book: The ending – beautiful and satisfying.

Liesl & Po Book Review

I also reviewed this book over on Pretty Books. Dec 08, Michelle rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The black and white colorings of the illustrations really bring out the dramatic tensions shown in the story and make the story even more effective to read through. Also, I was pleasantly surprised by what I found under the dust jacket: I look forward to reading this to my son in a few years.


Liesl and Po, no different. Ahhh I am so charmed by Liesl and Po! What I dislike about this book: Here you go …scroll down a bit. So, for three days she does not light her oil lamp and or draw.

Even now, I get a bit choked up remembering it and typing this out. I’m going to buy a copy of this book. Return to Book Page.

Persevering goodness triumphs over perils both personal and cosmic as Liesl and her friends try to lay her father’s ghost to rest and restore light and harmony to the world. Oh I wish this could have been a book I had read as a child. And how can Liesl and Will ever escape the powerful and murderous adults following them?

I liked this and enjoyed reading it, but I didn’t find anything substantial to digest here. If someone asked of me: Recommended to Ronyell by: But through all their difficulties, I loved how they kept on moving forward.

I was going to create a heroine section but I kind of liked these characters altogether. Paranormal ’80s classic has some scares, innuendo.

It was actually pretty foreseeable from an adult standpoint. From the moment you read the authors introduction which explains what inspired her to write this book – you find that the book is more than just another story, another project.


The writing is exquisite. Come around, everyone, and join me and my cat in this amazing review of a truly amazing book.

View all 7 comments. But she chooses storytelling elements — comically grotesque villains, cartoonish ancillary characters, olivre that often seem more vehicles for the discussion of metaphysical concepts than compelling personalities, and multiple convenient plot devices that strain credulity, even in an alternative reality — that result in a somewhat confused tone and muddled narrative.

Liesl & Po by Lauren Oliver

For kids who love fantasy. Lauren Oliver is one of the only authors in which I truly love each and anv one of her books. This is the story of Liesl, who has been recently orphaned. A story of beautiful sadness, so to speak, the kind that ends up being uplifting and serves as a guiding beacon on the way to ultimate happiness.

I was immediately captivated olkver the cover of Liesl and Po. User Reviews Parents say Kids say.