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Bring Me the Head of Oliver Plunkett Book Review

Bring Me the Head of Oliver Plunkett Book Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
( Rating: 4 Star Rating)

We review the adventures of Eddie and the Gang With No Name in the Bring me the Head of Oliver Plunkett novel from Colin Bateman.

Title: Bring Me the Head of Oliver Plunkett
Author: Colin Bateman
Ages: 13+
Rating: 4


Eddie's one-kid gang, and his friend Mo, are doing their regular thing of hiding from the deadly Reservoir Pups gang when something freaky happens. An orphan named Pat shows up and he's on a mission from God to find the missing head of Saint Oliver Plunkett. And nobody - not the Reservoir Pups, not vicious gangsters, not even Eddie's mom - is going to stop him! We review the mayhem in Colin Bateman's second Eddie & the Gang With No Name novel.


Taking on the World

Think your life sucks? Meet Eddie. His dad bailed, his Mom hides the candy and he's surrounded by gangs that want to beat him silly. His only friend is Mo, the albino leader of the one-girl "Andytown Albinos" gang who's dad is just out of jail. He's joined by Pat, an orphan on the run, and it's up to them to find the missing head of Saint Oliver Plunkett - with a little help from a guy who likes to blow things up.


Saving the Day

If you're in the mood for an "Us vs. Everyone" story with Eddie and his friends on the run as they try to save the day, this is the story for you! Eddie has to outsmart his mom, her icky boyfriend, teachers, and the scariest man in England in order to save the day. If that's not enough, he also has to try to be a gang leader, which isn't easy for someone who blushes at the drop of a hat!


Getting Knocked Around

The worst part about Eddie's adventures is that Eddie and his friends basically spend the first half of the book getting beaten up and abused. It's like the whole world exists just to shove him into a mud puddle and steal his lunch money!


The Bottom Line

After getting knocked around for half of the book, it's fun to read about Eddie and his gang saving the day at last. It makes the story fun to read, even if it's still a bit depressing.


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Bella: A brown haired highschool junior who meets a pale, sparkly vampire. High jinks ensues.
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[I hope you are proud of how terrible these characters are. I have even gone to the painstaking level of making terrible art of them and writing this in bad grammar. This has caused me so much pain and torture, and I hope it will do the same to you who read it. >:3 *why did i even try and make a form for these monstrosities*]Name: Datenshi Nokibo (Fallen Angel of Hope)Age: TwelveGender: FemaleFandom: DanganronpaUltimate?: Ultimate ???, but actually Ultimate Hope. (so sUGOI DESU)Appearance: I drew this myself and yes i used a base doNT HATE ART IS HARD. AND I KNO SHE HAS NO WINGS BUT SHE CAN HIDE THEM BC SHES A KAWAII SPECIAL SNOWFLAKE.Personality: Datenshi is really kawaii and amai and loves everyone!!! She is bestfriends with all of 77 class and 78 class because she's so kakkoi~ and shes really good at every talent because shes the ultimate hope and has no flaws because she wouldnt forgive herself if she had any!! Flaws are for bakas!!! Shes super depressed tho and gets rlly sad but her friends always cheer her up!!! History: Datenshi was sent to earth from heaven as a fallen angel because her parents didn't love her, so she never met them ever!!! She lived in an orphanage her whole life and people bullied her because she was so sugoi and kakkoi and an angel and not a silly baka like those bullies. She got really depressed but then hopes peak academy found her and let her join to be the ultimate hope!!!!!!! Then she became super kawaii and popular!!!!!! Relationships?: Shes bestfriends with Aoi and Sakura and Ibuki and Peko and she likes Celes and Junko and Hiyoko and Sonia!!! She is dating Byakuya and Chihiro and Mahiru and Mikan bc she loves them all~~~~~!!!! Her enemies are Sayaka and Toko bc Sayaka is super jelous bc she isn't as pretty as her and Toko loves Byakuya but he loves Datenshi!!!!!! >_<Other: Datenshi is a sugoi-kawaii fallen angel!!!!! And she has majikku powers that make her control all the elements!!!! :3 Sugoi, nee~ Name: Arial Age: 1 million human years, looks 13 Gender: Female Fandom: Undertale Species: 1/2-Skeleton, 1/2-Ghost, 1/2-Fairy, 1/2-Vampire, 1/2-Demon Fox~~~~~. Powers: All of sans's powers like Bad Time mode!!! She is more powerful than sans and asriel combined~!!!! Appearance: Yeah i drew dis myself again and I KNO SHE DOESNT HAVE HER EARS AND WINGS AND FANGS BUT SHE CAN HIDE THEM SHUT UP STOP HATING ON MY KAWAII OC. Personality: Arial is super-super-super emo and hates her life and everyone. She will try to kill anyone who goes near her who she doesn't like and succeeds because she's super powerful. Shes really depressed bc of her overly-tragic backstory and thats why she hates everyone. She gets really sad about it and cries about it. But everyone loves her because she's amazing and everyone wants to be her friend~~~~~~~~!!! History: Arial was born on the surface but her parents were killed by humans and she was almost killed her whole life!!! She killed the humans who killed her parents but she almost died!! She was banished down to the underground and lived there with the other monsters and she hated all of them but all of them loved her unconditionally because she's absolutely perfect with no flaws ever at all. Relationships?: She is bestfriends with EVERYONE!!!! Even tho she hates the other monsters. she is dating sans and mettaton and undyne and asgore but loves sans more. She hates ALLL THE HUMANSSSS!!!!! >:c Other: Arial is the most popular monster ever even tho she doesnt like many people but they all love her~~~~!!! [I regret everything end my misery please]
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"XxRuby_PhoenixxX" wrote:I had gone to a Christian school for...   *counting* 1..2..   4 years.   Never learned about LGBTQIA, so I doubt a 6 year old would know about it. You'd be surprised. Some schools are teaching children about these issues in Kindergarten, and a lot of young kids have unrestricted internet access.
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I had gone to a Christian school for...*counting* 1..2..4 years.Never learned about LGBTQIA, so I doubt a 6 year old would know about it.
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How is this even a debate?
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