The Indian in the Cupboard - WikipediaIt is written by a bestselling British novelist named Lynne Reid Banks. Its first book has the same title as that of the series and was released in It has illustrations by Brock Cole and Robin Jacques. Piers Sanford was chosen to do the illustrations of the later books. After the immense success of the first volume, Lynne followed it up with 4 sequels. All of them were released in hardcover by the Doubleday Books and Avon Books publication.
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Series: Indian in the Cupboard
The original book, The Indian in the Cupboard , was published in , and four more novels followed, with the final book published in All five books follow the story of Omri, a normal boy, and Little Bull, an Iroquois Indian, a plastic toy who comes to life. A film adaptation of the first book was released in , but due to its relatively poor performance at the box office, plans to adapt further books in the series were dropped. What could be better than a magic cupboard that turns small toys into living creatures? Omri's big brother has no birthday present for him, so he gives Omri an old medicine cabinet he's found. Although their mother supplies a key, the cabinet still doesn't seem like much of a present.
With magical and fantastical elements, these three extraordinary novels have withstood the test of time to become beloved classics. Young readers are drawn to the endearing characters, the fast-paced and convincingly portrayed action, and themes of friendship, responsibility, and burgeoning independence. She later became a freelance journalist and playwright and in became the first female… More about Lynne Reid Banks. Ebook —. Also in The Indian in the Cupboard. Also by Lynne Reid Banks. See all books by Lynne Reid Banks.
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It was later adapted as a children's film under the same name. Later books in the series were illustrated by Piers Sanford later. The publisher recommended reading level is age nine and up. All the books revolve around a young boy, Omri, who discovers the powers of a magical cupboard. When plastic toys are locked in the cupboard, they become real, living beings, resulting in Omri befriending an 18th century Iroquois Haudenosaunee chief named Little Bear. As the series progresses, Omri and his friend Patrick learn more about the cupboard's powers, including its ability to transport people to and from through history.