100 Cupboards
100 Cupboards: Book 1 of the 100 Cupboards
100 Cupboards
N. D. Wilson
Twelve-year-old Henry York wakes up one night to find bits of plaster in his hair. Two knobs have broken through the wall above his bed and one of them is slowly turning . . .Henry scrapes the plaster off the wall and discovers cupboards of all different sizes and shapes. Through one he can hear the sound of falling rain. Through another he sees a glowing room–with a man pacing back and forth! Henry soon understands that these are not just cupboards, but portals to other worlds.100 Cupboards is the first book of a new fantasy adventure, written in the best world-hopping tradition and reinvented in N. D. Wilson’s inimitable style.

Book Details

Genre: 

  • Adventure
  • Biography
  • Chick Lit
  • Classic
  • Educational

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12
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Henry York is traveling to Henry, Kansas to stay with his aunt, uncle, and four girl cousins because his parents were recently kidnapped. While he is with his relatives he finds (in his own bedroom) hidden cupboards all over the walls. What he discovers with one of his younger cousins in, through, and about these cupboards is extremely mysterious and possibly dangerous. The right decisions need to be made, but Henry is not sure if he is up to it.

From the Publisher

Twelve-year-old Henry York wakes up one night to find bits of plaster in his hair. Two knobs have broken through the wall above his bed and one of them is slowly turning . . .Henry scrapes the plaster off the wall and discovers cupboards of all different sizes and shapes. Through one he can hear the sound of falling rain. Through another he sees a glowing room with a man pacing back and forth! Henry soon understands that these are not just cupboards, but portals to other worlds.  100 Cupboards is the first book of a new fantasy adventure, written in the best world-hopping tradition and reinvented in N. D. Wilson's inimitable style.

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I've read this series before I even realized it was on here, and the last book is on my favorites list! The author just has such a clean, pleasant writing style that makes everything seem personal, I would read anything by him simply because his writing style is beautiful!
3 years 5 months ago
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"100 Cupboards" is the first of a series of books about a 12-year-old boy named Henry York who is staying with his aunt and uncle. One night he wakes up with plaster in his hair and sees two knobs sticking out of the wall next to him. One of the knobs is slowly turning... Henry pries the plaster from the wall to reveal not just one, but ninety-nine cupboards, and each is a portal to a different world. Through the process of discovering the cupboards he finds out that he is from one of those worlds and accidentally frees a witch-queen from her bonds.
5 months 2 weeks ago

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