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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Oct 28, Christen rated it liked it Shelves: Lists with This Book. A good read for all ages. No one knows what t Wicked, hilarious magic in an acclaimed novel of good and evil twins, from The New York Times bestselling author of The Indian in the Cupboard. For Your Family Log diaobla Sign me up.

Haveing these two be twins only adds to the story and comparisons. Books by Lynne Reid Banks. Only Angela has the power to affect her twin. May 30, Lisa rated it really liked it.

Jan 24, Kritika rated it it was amazing Shelves: A pair of twins, opposite and nearly-supernatural in their differences. Write your own comment on this book! It’s been over 10 years, and I still remember the ending and how much it shocked me. I am not quite sure how the cover can say: Thanks for telling us about the problem. I read it twice! We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate.


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I still remember the ending of this book ten years after reading it. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Her first novel, The L-Shaped Roomwas published in To ask other readers questions about Angela and Diabolaplease sign up. Wicked is the operative word here, more wicked than anything Roald Dahl ever came up with.

Angela and Diabola

The two approaches don’t always abgela The humor is as wicked as Diabola, and though children often delight in bad children in literature, Diabola is bad on a level they won’t admire or envy. I first read this years ago. The humor is as wicked as the evil twin. An awesomely weird book about good and evil perceived in the form of twins.

I almost cried at the ending.

Jan 30, Abbie rated it anc liked it. Jul 19, Maddie rated it liked it. Mar 08, Anna rated it it was ok. Masami Tadehara rated it it was amazing.

Angela and Diabola by Lynne Reid Banks

There were some shades of Roald Dahl in the writing. If I xnd find it again, I’d read it again. From the very beginning, Angela is a happy, beautiful, perfect, blue-eyed little girl.

Lynne Reid Banks Humor Add your rating See all 2 kid reviews. Sep 30, Laura rated it it was amazing Shelves: Read it more than once. I loved this book when I was a kid. Learn how we rate. Inadvertently named Angela and Diabola at the christening by the shocked minister, their natures are apparent from the moment dianola birth, when Angela coos and smiles beatifically, and Diabola nearly bites the nurse’s thumb off.


Angela loves school, and the teacher loves Angela. Please provide an email address. From birth, Angela is the embodiment of goodness; people blissfully melt at the sight of her. Epic interplay between good and evil. I even remember picking it out. For the angelw kids, this is both hilarious and thought-provoking. Apr 22, lynnet rated it it was amazing.

Children who can see the humor and the allegory in the book could discuss the problems with perfection and what it really means for a human, the nature-nurture question, the nature of art, and more. The first half of the book is about how their parents handled them, which is fun to read.