It was good, but I've come to expect greatness from Hiaasen. There are some tricky parts to beware of such as the fact that woolly mammoths have terribly tickly tummies. I chose well with this one. Personally though, I had a hard time relating to Ted at first, because why had he kept Scurvy around for so long? If these characters are sentient beings, why are they being treated by everyone including the heroes like so many disposable paper towels? When his owners go to work the fun begins. Twitch narrates the book and explains why squirrels have such a better life — they have no rules. What happens to all those imaginary friends when you outgrow them? I'm going to read Chomp next.
It was really enjoyable and I highly recommend it! Yes, if you want something completely different than Percy Jackson this might not be the best place to look. This was a cute book. The illustrator, Daniel Salmieri, didn't take the illustrations too seriously and you can tell they had as much fun making the book as you will reading it. The Book of Lost Things, by Cynthia Voigt, is sure to please children 9 - 13 who enjoy a good mystery. Reviewer's Name: Carol Max's parents have dashed off on an unexpected adventure and left their 12 year old son Max behind, alone. This is a fun, humorous book for a beginning reader ready to move into chapter books. Mccoy really is a great new writer who has woven a tale full of tremendous fun and whimsy.
D -- I've always especially liked Mr. I would have rather this been one single book. Then he meets Rat, a street-smart girl who has the ability to think on her feet and run quickly. Roald Dahl specializes in tapping into the feelings of injustice that kids experience. He has two huge fans in my god daughter and me.
The illustrations are wonderful and help you imagine the perils of washing a mammoth. I'd even argue that they might be the main draw of this already entertaining book. Overall it had surprising depth, and a fun adventure. They set him up as the novice prankster. The kid is 15, in high school, etc. But he rights this wrong by imposing justice where oppression once existed. When the bullies chased them both to Nick's house, why hadn't she run somewhere else? Overall it had surprising depth, and a fun adventure.
While adventure-loving vegetarians will find much to savor, this is a must-read for all who love baconwhich plays a key role in the story's sizzling climax! He's trying to become a warrior, make friends, and know his father but all three tasks seem unlikely for the shy boy. Claude and Sir Bobblysock, his best friend, visit the city for the very first time. His story is creative, the dialogue is clever and you can't help but fall in love with his characters -- even the villians are enchanting. That all sounds like teen to me. So I ate my dear piggy, I did.
Niles schools both Miles and the reader in the fine art of pranking. When Ted sneaks in to confront his pirate pal, his world is suddenly turned. There were many, many mentions of bacon throughout the book, and even a couple times where even I thought the motif had been taken a little too far, but you'll have that. We have it in the library in the children's section, but I am not sure if it should be there or in teens. To sort of sum things up: I think this is a great kids' book, engaging and fast-paced and written with a light and goofy sense of humor, just like those original Percy Jackson books.
Part friendship story, part madcap adventure, readers who love stories in which almost-ordinary kids travel to fantastical lands and become heroes will revel in the imaginative landscape and characters featured in this original debut. . But if you want to see the Percy Jackson universe through refreshingly new and oh-so-Olympus-y eyes, this may be perfect for you! And he's very, very sad about it. It is a funny, original story, but I don't feel like there should be more of it. He has a crush on a girl, 2 girls somewhat fight over him. One of my students loaned this to me, saying it was his favorite book.
Reviewer's Name: Will A great book for reluctant readers, particularly boys. Product Description An endearing misfit embarks on an amazing adventure in search of his friend Scurvy Goonda, an outrageous invisible pirate. Enhancements were made to more precisely measure materials read in K-2 classrooms. Enjoy this lighthearted, humorous romp and feel free to enjoy a few tacos along the way when reading! I expected it to be lame, but it was a fun read-aloud. Maybe it was because it was aimed at a younger crowd. That all sounds like teen to me. Part friendship story, part madcap adventure, readers who love stories in which almost-ordinary kids travel to fantastical lands and become heroes will revel in the imaginative landscape and characters featured in this original debut.
Eventually, he remembers what he forgot, but it is too late. Alfie kept me company, and then kept me alive. It's all about imaginary friends, which probably wouldn't appeal to too many teens. The day turns serious when a young human gets into trouble. It's all about imaginary friends, which probably wouldn't appeal to too many teens. At 7 years old, Ted met Scurvy Goonda, a bacon-obssessed who has stuck by him 24 hours a day ever since.
This coming-of-age adventure will inspire and encourage young readers. Caving is the one way that Buck escapes from his worries. For more information on these enhancements and matching beginning readers with texts, visit. Where the rules to everything are way different than what Apollo's used to. They form a friendship and manage to save their city from an upcoming threat that could change who runs the city. This is a city so frequently conquered that no name, despite thousands, sticks. Part friendship story, part madcap adventure, readers who love stories in which almost-ordinary kids travel to fantastical lands and become heroes will revel in the imaginative landscape and characters featured in this original debut.