May 13, 2012
by Patricia MacLachlan
When Papa goes away for a little while, his family tries to cope with the separation by adopting four dogs and a cat.
Entry Filed under: Waiting For the Magic. Posted in Waiting For the Magic Tags: Animals, Contemporary, Family, Fantasy.
pebbles | March 8th, 2013 at 8:27 am
The book I read was “Waiting for the Magic” it was a very good book it was surprising.I liked the end of the book a lot.
lillian | March 7th, 2013 at 9:15 am
I like Waiting For The Magic because its a really creative book, its joyful and its about animals that can talk, but, you can only hear them if you believe. Also I like the book because its also really funny, and there are dogs and cats and surprisingly the dogs don’t hate the cats. Its creative because its made up of imagination because animals can’t talk and its a really good book.Thats the book and why I like it.
sierra | March 7th, 2013 at 8:37 am
Waiting for the Magic is a good book. It’s about a family that wants a dog and a cat but they get 4 dogs and 1 cat. the kids name are William and Elinor. You should read this book its a great book.
Zombie123 | March 2nd, 2013 at 12:16 pm
The main character Will, his sister and his mother buy four dogs and a cat because there Dad went away. I recommend this book to readers who like dogs and cats.
Wrestling camo girl | February 7th, 2013 at 7:41 am
I love how they got all of those dogs and a cat people prolly think they are spoiled but they are not they just really missed their father. I love how there father [Spoiler info deleted.--Kate Davie] and theire baby is sooooo cute
em | February 6th, 2013 at 12:50 pm
i liked the ending of the book . BUT what happend to the dad !
ivybu | February 5th, 2013 at 6:13 pm
i thought this book was very good. i thought the ending was cool.
Anonymous | February 5th, 2013 at 12:55 pm
waiting for the magic starts with William his sister and his mom having to be alone because there dad left. They got through it by getting 4 dogs and 1 cat that made it so they wouldn’t be sad
REECE!!! | January 30th, 2013 at 4:17 pm
I loved reading this book!!! It had alot of excitement and surprises. My favorite part is when the kids get a new dog. READ THIS BOOK!
Rosemary maheu | December 14th, 2012 at 8:30 am
THis book was 1 of my t op favorites because the author really brought out the details and also it was really sweet!
sparkle sister #1 | December 8th, 2012 at 8:32 am
This is the first DCF book I read this year and it sure did make me want to read more about that family and find more about the new baby and scooter.
monkey lady | December 5th, 2012 at 10:18 am
Cool book read it in a hour but still moving.
pewdiepie1 | December 3rd, 2012 at 6:55 am
Waiting for the Magic is about a family where the dad is only home sometimes. The family members are a brother a sister and a mom and dad. One day they wanted to get a dog. They went to a humane society and they adopt four dogs and a cat. My favorite dog in the book is Grace. What made me keep reading was in the middle of the book, their dad came for the girl’s birthday and the dogs were acting like he was an intruder.
Did you feel sorry for the dad when that happened? — Kate Davie
PuppyLove54 | November 20th, 2012 at 8:37 am
This book is a very good book and it was interesting and very funny! I think that it was funny only some people could hear the dogs talk! Anyway, this book is a funny book that cannot happen in real life!
rainbowsuperstars | November 14th, 2012 at 8:34 am
THis book is really good, I con to it connected to it a lot. It’s a really good quick read.
Rockstar | October 31st, 2012 at 7:59 am
Waiting for the Magic is an awesome book! I recommend it if you like animals (dogs and cats) and MAGIC!
de-wk | October 26th, 2012 at 3:18 pm
sorry for all the comments i have a book report : } i wonder what the mom and dad are fighting about i think this book is relly creative beacuse i can like imagine it in my head
We LIKE comments! But, I’m curious, are you going to put the comments together and call it a book report, or are you putting off writing the book report by writing commments? — Kate Davie
de-wk | October 26th, 2012 at 2:33 pm
ialso agrea with class 5 i like elonore i think she is cute beacuse she cant relly pernonce things like bad wood
de-wk | October 26th, 2012 at 2:23 pm
tnis book is awesome my favorit dog is bitty i have a lot incomin with tis book exeped i didint get 5 dogs
Clara | October 26th, 2012 at 11:30 am
I really liked this book. I thought that it was a perfect book, for a good, quick read. If you like dogs and cats, you will LOVE this book.
de-wk | October 26th, 2012 at 11:26 am
I agrea with cdemalo I also thaght it was cool that the dogs talked to eachother and will and elonore.
ac | October 25th, 2012 at 8:18 am
The book is funny and I like this book a lot it has a lot of funny stuff like how the dogs talk and say funny things.
class5 | October 24th, 2012 at 7:18 am
This is a great and funny book. We like the characters, especially the dogs. The dogs are funny. We also like Elinor because she can hear the dogs talking. It would be a great book to read out loud.
Anonymous | October 4th, 2012 at 5:20 am
this book is a fun funny fantasy about believing in magic i love the dog Neo
kitty kitty 37 | October 3rd, 2012 at 6:21 am
I thought this book was really good. I found it very interesting.
Stephanie McMahan | September 11th, 2012 at 9:05 am
It was a really good book and it was [Spoiler info deleted -- Kate Davie] at the end.
PuppyLove54 | September 11th, 2012 at 7:34 am
This is a funny book that is really impossible! I like it because it is amazing!
SY | September 6th, 2012 at 4:31 am
This is a great book. It’s about four dogs, one cat, help one boy and his sister save their family. But truly magic saved them. My favorite role is Elinor, the sisiter. I like the way she believes in magic. I love how it takes everone else a little longer to believe. It shows that younger kids can understand things better than older kids. The author did a great job writing this, I love how she goves everone a part to play. This is a fantasy book, so if you like fantasy or dog books or cats read this DCF book.
dcfbooklover101 | June 6th, 2012 at 6:18 am
This book was very good. I loved how the author was creative and imaginative.
library lady | May 23rd, 2012 at 6:26 am
Oops, Dear Moderator, We were just fooling around and trying out the system. We did not mean to post this comment which we know has many examples of what you tell us not to do!
Well, experimentation is healthy. You are being very polite and you’re not posting spoiler information, which are two of the big no-nos. I suppose you are a wee bit off-topic, but at least you’re discussing the blog, so it’s kind of DCF related! — Kate Davie
cdemaio | May 23rd, 2012 at 6:17 am
We just finished reading this book. It is awesome. We really enjoyed the way that the animals talked to each other and with the family members. We are glad that [Spoiler info deleted -- I think! I haven't read it myself yet, so you all are way ahead of me. -- Kate Davie].
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