Literature: Amy's Eyes
A children's fantasy novel written by Richard Kennedy.When she was a baby, Amy was left on the steps of St. Anne's Orphanage for Girls by her father, a tailor, who went to sea to find a job, promising to return for her in a year and leaving a hand-made sailor captain doll with her. He never returns, but when Amy is 10, the doll comes to life and slowly become a full-grown man, and leaves for the sea until he is able to adopt her. Sadly, the cruel headmistress of the orphanage intercepts and burns all of his letters, leaving Amy brokenhearted and turning into a doll herself.The Captain returns and takes doll-Amy with him, only to meet a mysterious woman who calls herself the "Bad Sister", who demands him to help her find a legendary treasure. Things begin to get dangerous when the ruthless pirate Goldnose learns about this treasure as well...Oh, and every chapter begins with a Mother Goose rhyme.
Provides Examples Of:''
- Anyone Can Die
- As the Good Book Says: Skivvy was read the entire Bible before he became human, so he constantly quotes verses.
- Doorstop Baby
- Freudian Excuse: Ms. Quince hates sailors because she used to love one that went to sea and never returned.
- Heroic Sacrifice: Skivvy pulls one one at the end of the book.
- Jerkass Fašade: The Bad Sister. Of course, it's because it's someone trying to pass on as Ms. Quince, the original Bad Sister.
- Living Toys: Rather, when they are read to a lot and poked in the head with a needle, they become real.
- Luke, I Am Your Father: The Golden Man is Amy's long-lost father.
- Number of the Beast: Skivvy finds ways to calculate 666 to prove to the crew that the Golden Man should not be trusted.