A whisper on the tide. Sapphire’s father mysteriously vanishes into the waves off the Cornwall coast where her family has always lived. She misses him terribly. Master storyteller Helen Dunmore writes the story of Sapphire and her brother Conor, and their discovery of INGO, a powerfu. Helen Dunmore captures the magical appeal of the Cornish coast in Ingo, says Philip Ardagh.

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SUMMARY When Sapphire’s father disappears, most people say he’s been drowned, although the more vicious of the townspeople say he ran off with another woman.

Based on 9 reviews. They discover an underwater world called Ingo, where they meet Faro an Ingo is a delightful story full of beautiful and serene imagery as well as magic. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

One day, Sapphire meets a boy in their cove who looks as if he is wearing half a wetsuit. The door was heavy and the fastening was stiff, but I wrestled it open.

Ingo (Ingo, #1) by Helen Dunmore

They are convinced that, as long as they go on thinking he’s alive, there’s hope. I read this as a kid over and over. The story may not be the best underwater story ever but it is cute nonetheless; clean enough for kids.

But there were a few roadblocks for me. During this time I published several collections of poems, and wrote some of the short stories which were later collected in Love of Fat Men.

Und ich werde ihn finden. It is a good book for children. At around this time I began to write the poems which formed my first poetry collection, The Apple Fall, and to publish these in magazines. How come he’s got the same name as you?


This experience of working in many different countries and cultures has been very important to my work.

Ingo is set partially above ground in modern day Cornwall and partially below the surface of the water in Ingo. This next element is a big issue for a lot of people, and it is I wished I’d never seen the Zennor mermaid. Sapphy is a plucky, smart young girl with a temper. I wanted to bring him back to me, now.

Ingo Book Review

Granted that this stepfather was anything but charismatic, still, it bothered me to think that this young girl would talk nigo the sea creatures and ask them to make him “gone”. This page was last edited on 6 Marchat Against their mother’s orders, she and her brother Connor Ingo follows the life and secrets revolving around a girl named Sapphire and her love for the sea. Add your rating See all 2 parent reviews. Other than that, the character had many great adventures.

As soon as I was finished reading it, I sent it to my library’s used book store. Articles lacking sources from October All articles lacking sources Pages to import images to Wikidata. A sharp, angry knife. So I went back and got the first one, which was rather difficult because as it turns out-the series is suppose to be in the ibgo.

This book was pretty short, but it took me like 4 months to read it. I could not put this book down. So I have a huge connection, even a signed book. I got impatient with her. August 8, Publisher’s recommended age s: Many people say he ran away with another woman, or has died, but Sapphy and her brother, Conor, who is two years older than she is, refuse to give up hope and secretly promise to never stop looking for him.

He became one of the Mer people.


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It definitely spins its wheels” to where not enough happens. Jul 14, Stina rated it it was amazing Shelves: She heads out to the cove to look for him, and she finds him talking to Elvira the mermaid.

And that just begins their journey to find him- whether it’s above ground or underwater. Others say Saph is dreamy to the point of no tolerance. Her dad was mysteriously named after a local man who was believed to have drowned years ago and was captured by mermaids. No quarrels, no loud voices. It is not your everyday mermaid story, there is a lot more to the characters.

Sapphire and Conor live in a small beachside house, a I’ve never read a book that painted a picture as well as Ingo nigo. Feb 09, Lena rated it it was ok Shelves: By the way, I found a particularly vile review on Amazon, and had to respond to it. I don know if I want to read this book? Sapphy takes after her father, Matthew Trewhella, in that she has always been drawn to the sea.

I credit Helen Dunmore’s impressive writing style with the atmosphere of simultaneous longing and danger when it came to the world of Ingo a sort of alternate dimension of the sea. Parents need to know that there are some scary situations none graphic and kids deal with the loss of a parent.