Quick Pick

 

A Whole Nother Story

 

 by

 

Dr. Cuthbert Soup

 

Bloomsbury Kids

 

Reader Appeal: Preteens (ages 8-12); Parents who like to read aloud to kids

 

Genre: Adventure / Fantasy

 

Quick Summary: Mr. Cheeseman and his children are in trouble! Cheeseman has invented what just might be a workable time machine - and now he's being chased by corporate villains, secret government agencies, and international superspies who all want to steal the invention...and who may have killed Mrs. Cheeseman in their last attempt at theft! That means Mr. Cheeseman and his three attractive, polite, and relatively odor-free children must assume new identities and live life on the run. Imaginative high jinks ensue - all of which is narrated by the irreplaceable Dr. Cuthbert Soup, president of the National Center for Unsolicited Advice.

 

PopFam RATING/RECOMMENDATION: B+. A fun first effort from Dr. Soup. Why not enjoy this one together? Read it aloud to your family instead of turning on the TV for a few nights. You'll be glad you did.

 

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