What is a quote from The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane?
“You must be filled with expectancy. You must be awash in hope. You must wonder who will love you, whom you will love next.”
Who Dies In The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane?
Edward Tulane is a china rabbit given to a ten-year-old girl named Abilene by her grandmother in the 1930s. He enjoys a pleasant but vain life with his young mistress, who treats him with the utmost love and respect until an unfortunate incident finds him falling overboard while vacationing on the Queen Mary.
What was the story pellegrina told Abilene?
On Abilene’s eleventh birthday, her parents tell her the family will soon sail to London on the Queen Mary. That night Pellegrina tells Abilene and Edward a bedtime story about the terrible fate of a princess who loved no one. Edward, who prefers not to think unpleasant thoughts, is unmoved.
What age group is The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane for?
The publisher’s recommended age group is 7-10. I would push that age group up – 10-13 (grades 5-8). The reading level may be a bit easy for grade 8, but the themes and morals are perfect for such an age.
Is Edward Tulane a movie?
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (2016)
What did Edward Tulane look like?
The rabbit’s name was Edward Tulane, and he was tall. He measured almost three feet from the tip of his ears to the tip of his feet; his eyes were painted a penetrating and intelligent blue. In all, Edward Tulane felt himself to be an exceptional specimen. Only his whiskers gave him pause.
What did pellegrina whisper to Edward?
Abilene’s grandmother, Pellegrina, is not happy with Edward. “You disappoint me,” she tells him. What does she expect of Edward?
What happens to Edward Tulane after 297 days?
After 297 days, a storm stirs up the water, and Edward is caught in a fishing net and hauled out. The fisherman’s wife names him Susanna, and the proud Edward Tulane is able to ignore the indignity of being dressed as a girl, and enjoy the attention of the Lawrence and Nellie.
What is Edward Tulane like as a person?
Edward Tulane’s journey from a self-centered toy to a loving companion is difficult, painful, and certainly miraculous. When he feels the most lost, tossed in the muck at the bottom of the ocean, lying for months under garbage, without view of the stars and unable to move on his own, he is still never entirely motionless.
What did Edward Tulane say to the old doll?
Edward Tulane waited. The seasons turned into years. Edward Tulane waited. He repeated the old doll’s words over and over until they wore a smooth groove of hope in his brain: Someone will come; someone will come for you.” “If you have no intention of loving or being loved, then the whole journey is pointless.”
How are Edward and Abilene treated by the tulanes?
The adults treat Edward well, too, although only Abilene’s grandmother Pellegrina looks him in the eye as an equal. It turns out, Pellegrina commissioned Edward’s construction. While Edward is brought to the table and treated like part of the family, he is largely uninterested in what the Tulanes have to say.