Wherever Bertie goes, chaos follows, and this trio of stories is no exception. Join Bertie as he attempts to prove the grumpy school custodian is a vampire, finds himself modeling the latest fashions, and gets a serious "scare-cut" at the barbers.
Gross, funny chapter book that fits the trend for boy readers
Vampires are still popular so this title is appealing
Part of the Dirty Bertie series. For ages 6-8.
Also from Dirty Bertie publishing August 2012: Germs! (978-1-4342-4266-2).
While this book is meant for boys, I thoroughly enjoyed it anyway.
Fangs! is made up of three multi-chapter stories. Bertie is a young boy who gets into all sorts of interesting adventures. He's much like any little boy you know. He's naughty, hates hygiene, but is still lovable.
The story has black-and-white drawings interspersed throughout the book. This makes it perfect for kids that have short attention spans.
Thanks to NetGalley and Stone Arch Books for the e-ARC. Publication date of Fangs! is on August 1, 2012.
- The stories are humorous and will appeal to boys, young or old.
- The drawings are cute.
- It's a good introduction to multi-chapter stories for kids who don't like to read.
- Girls may not be able to relate to the stories.
"Come on," said Dad. "We need to-- ARGH! WHAT DID YOU DO TO YOUR HAIR?"READ IT IF:
- You have a little boy.
- You like funny children's stories.
- You are looking for a children's book that will encourage your child to read.