Are companion book club books valuable?

Much of the jacket artwork has a real ‘Sixties’ theme in its style. Fifty years later, books issued by the Companion Book Club are as cheap as chips. The most expensive copy on AbeBooks is under £60 and there are hundreds of copies priced at a few pounds plus shipping.

What does a companion book mean?

• “The author used _____ in order to_____” A companion book is a book that accompanies and elaborates on another already published book. The goal of a companion book is to provide the reader with a deeper understanding of concepts, themes, characters, places, and ideas in the original work.

What are roles in a book club?

These roles are discussion director, passage picker/literary luminary, artful artist/illustrator, word finder/word wizard, connector, and summarizer. Each role is explained in precise detail within his text.

How do you introduce a companion book?

We have few tips to offer.

  1. Don’t Skip the It. Your first chapter may be the introduction.
  2. Find the Hook. Your first sentence is a hook.
  3. Identify the Problem. Every book has a problem.
  4. Give Some Background. When you give background on the problem, you’re building your case.
  5. Get Someone Else to Write an Introduction.

How many companion books are there?

The Companion series (6 book series) Kindle Edition.

How do you conclude a companion book?

At Scribe, we like to outline the conclusion using this template: Grab the reader with a great hook. Restate the book’s thesis. Summarize the chapters….

  1. Hook. This is one of the most important writing tips for any Author:
  2. Restate the book’s mission/thesis.
  3. Summarize chapters.
  4. Call to action.

What does a book club leader do?

Meeting Leader They make sure that everyone joins the conversation during the sessions. They ask general questions about the themes, the plot, the characters and the setting. They are responsible for the meeting schedule form and writing notes during the meeting.

What is the chronological order of the Percy Jackson books?

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief2005
The Sea of Monsters2006The Titan’s Curse2007The Battle of the Labyrinth2008Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian2009
Percy Jackson & the Olympians/Books

How many Percy Jackson companion books are there?

Percy Jackson & the Olympians

UK logo for Percy Jackson and the Olympians (as the series is known there)
The Lightning Thief (2005) The Sea of Monsters (2006) The Titan’s Curse (2007) The Battle of the Labyrinth (2008) The Last Olympian (2009)
No. of books 5
Followed by The Heroes of Olympus