Chomp. Wahoo Cray lives in a zoo. His father is an animal wrangler, so he’s grown up with all manner of gators, snakes, parrots, rats, monkeys, snappers, and. The Paperback of the Chomp by Carl Hiaasen at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. reality TV. Read Common Sense Media’s Chomp review, age rating, and parents guide. Chomp Book Poster Image Carl Hiaasen ยท Adventure; Save.

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The whole book is strangely packed with action and boredom in equal measure, it’s hard to explain. I always enjoy Carl Iaasen – this was an easy read: It is only a few hours south of where I live, and a place I consider to be extremely beautiful and dangerous. Please try again later. Discover the funny side of Florida with 1 New York Times bestselling author Carl Hiaasen in this collection of four books: I read this young adult title with my 11 year old son. I really love Carl Hiaasen, but this book fell short compared to his others.

The lampooning of reality TV is funny and sarcastic, and there’s a nice twist on the Twilight series when Derek Badger is convinced that a bat bite has turned him into a vampire. Lois Looks for Bob at the Park.

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I recommend this book for people 10 and up. Chomp was a fun read, but not as rich an experience for children and adults as his “Hoot” – but THAT was always goanna be a tough act to follow.

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Also there tends to be loving, if odd, parents fhomp which is nice.

March 27, Publisher’s recommended age s: Having common sense is really the highest education there is. Tuna is the young girl who shows up to hide from her abusive father. Hiaasen hits the right notes humor-wise in this Steve Irwinesque takeoff of a hiaaswn donna phoney Aussie hosting a reality wildlife survival show. His portrayal of Derek Badger was fantastic, but he really made Mickey Cray become someone I wanted to get to know.

Wahoo and Tuna both thank Derek for his heroism, and Tuna makes a point of asking for an autograph. Chomp was a fun, wacky ride through the Florida Everglades. He intervenes with clients, since his dad isn’t “a people person.

Also by Carl Hiaasen. His father is an animal wrangler, so he’s grown up with all manner of gators, snakes, parrots, rats, monkeys, snappers, and more in his backyard. Derek Badger cnomp a bat, but the bat is fine and escapes.

LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Roy is pulled into a mystery to find out who the boy is and what he is doing. Kindle Editionpages. The c My son came home dying to read this book after the school librarian showcased it at school.

It includes great dialogue that puts personality into the characters. Peter Rabbit, I Love You. Wahoo joins his father and the Expedition Survival! The highlight was getting to hold a live alligator. Hjaasen the end I walked self-consciously down a sidewalk listening to the book, wondering if passers-by were wondering about the laughter I could’t hold in.

Add your rating See all 1 parent review. This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat It is another great book to add to the shelf, to your collection of books car, this great author.


This was apparently a best novel nominee for the Newbery medal. Andrew Schuerger and Loreen Leedy.

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This poignant novel is one of the best around. He is replaced by an outdoorsman from New Zealand. Some people have it, others need it desperately. That may be the definition of a three star book, at least sometimes. Please provide an email address. Set preferences to see our top age-appropriate picks for your kids. Although I don’t think they understood how cheesy Derek BAdger was, they were intrigued by some details, like explaining the views of the cameras and how tv scenes were shot.

Hiaasen creates brave but realistic kid characters who manage to solve problems and help set things right. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I sped though the book and was car with cho,p nice solid chokp that wrapped everything up. Derek Badger is the host of the show and he is my least favorite character of this story.

Scat and chomp in particular had some laugh out loud moments. A good mix of humour and education. And this fit the bill.

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