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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I read this book in 4th or 5th grade. Only Angela has the power to affect her twin. It’s been a while since I read it, but I do remember it being really cute story about sibling rivaly.

From the moment they are born, Angela is beautiful, loving, and perfect in every way. 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 the baptismal font.

A cute kid’s book, rather like Good Omens for the younger set. Angela and Diabola by Lynne Reid Banks. A lot of people seem to say in their reviews that they found it somewhat disturbing, but I always thought that was part of its charm. I have always loved Lynne’s stories before and I still have a fond feelings towards them when I listen to them on audio tapes however this one did not bring fond feelings back when I read this for the second time around and I should have known that it wouldn’t have improved anything especially not my sudden loathing for this book and this time I finally did sorta f For those people out there that love Ms.


Twins Angela and Diabola are as different as day and night. We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate. I remember my camp leader read this to my cabin one summer.

Friday Fiction – Angela and Diabola

Families can talk about the nature of good and evil. In she married Chaim Stephenson, with whom she had three sons.

A good read for all ages. Diabola commits various violent acts, including strangling a cat. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

Jan 24, Kritika rated it it was amazing Shelves: Banks’ books and wonder why I give this book by such an excellent angwla a two star rating? Want to Read saving…. As powerful as it is funny, Angela and Diabola is a story that will speak to young readers on many levels.

The first time was after hearing Lynn Reid Banks herself read aloud the first chapter.

Angela and Diabola

How Tech Is Changing Childhood. I still love the story to this day. I first read this years ago. She spits in the teacher’s eye and worse. Books by Lynne Reid Banks.


Laugh out loud Cleverly written with engaging language and hilarious imagery. For the right kids, this is both hilarious and thought-provoking. Though this is presented as a middle grade novel, not all middle-graders are ready for it. Twins Angela and Diabola come into the world as different as night and day. This was well-written, and definitely a unique story! Apr 03, Tiara rated it really liked it.

Angela and Diabola by Lynne Reid Banks

Angela is a sweet little angel, while Diabola is. Dizbola first it’s a cute story about a pair of twins who are polar opposites. She has written forty books, including the best-selling children’s novel The Indian in the Cupboardwhich has sold over 10 million copies and been made into a film. A wickedly comic novel But instead, one was the embodiment of pure good and the other of pure evil.

May 30, Lisa rated it really liked it. Dec 23, Lauren rated it really liked it Diabla Wicked is the operative word here, more wicked than anything Roald Dahl ever came up with. Haveing these two be twins only adds to the story and comparisons.

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