Percy Jackson

Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school again… But that’s the least of his problems.  Percy finds out he’s a half blood and ancient Greece starts to surround him.

Because Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief is a movie!!!  This February the first Percy Jackson movie is coming out. This is going to be great…

At least I’m pretty exited :).  Here is the movie’s official website. This movie is directed by the same director as Harry Potter 1# and 2#!!!

Well talk to you soon,

Maddie

Funny Quote

I was on a website and I saw this hilarious post. One of the blogger quoted their little sister… I thought it was really cute:

my 3 year old sister told me this yesterday

“lala (her pet name for me), worms gonna eat your belly button! and then snakes go killa you and a tigress gonna eat you!” then she folds her hands and says seriously, “a message from the Lord.”

PS 🙂 this is the exact quote…

The Man Behind the Rings

Black riders, elves, hobbits, wizards, goblins, dwarfs and magical rings. That is the world of J.R.R. Tolkien, author of the magical trilogy, Lord of the Rings.

When you first hear about Tolkien you probably think about a man in a suit of shining armor with a sword at the ready, but he really was a very normal person. Tolkien didn’t even intend for these books to make him any money, but they did anyway! In fact they helped him become a very famous author. Now lets look a little closer into the making of this magical series.

For years Tolkien and his fellow author C.S.Lewis had been friends, and in 1927 Tolkien enrolled Lewis into the Coal-biters club. Tolkien was already involved in this small club for writers. During the Coal-biters meetings, members read their writings aloud and shared their ideas with their family and friends.

It was during one of these meetings that Tolkien and Lewis made a bet. This bet was more like a writing project then a competition but either way it helped make both men quite famous. The bet involved each of them to pull a piece of paper out of a hat and on the paper there was a topic sentence,from that sentence they had to write a trilogy that was unlike any that was popular at that time. From that little bet came Lewis’s Space Trilogy about amazing adventures on different planets, as well as Tolkien’s great work.

Even right now J.R.R. Tolkien is receiving prizes because of the Trilogy that he wrote just because of a simple and friendly bet.

If you want to learn more about C.S.Lewis or J.R.R. Tolkien and their works go to:
www.wikipedia.org and search for either of the writers.

Voyage of the Dawn Treader

If you are a Narnia fan then this post is for you, but if not you will find this post quite boring!!! In December this year Fox, is releasing The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, and recently alot of magazines have been posting on there websites about it,and I thought some people who read this website might want to learn more about the movie.  So click here and read on of the articles!!! Hope you enjoy, Maddie

Snow

SnowBy Maddie

Snow, fluffy white, Cool, snow. Most people adore snow, but there is the rare person (such as myself) who does not appreciate it very much.. Hate snow!? How is that possible, you ask well; here there is about 2ft of snow. Its Christmas and we are stuck inside. No cousins or aunt and uncles just stuck inside. But I will Still  try to enjoy the wet, icky, cold, snow.

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