Book Review/Giveaway: The Humongous Fungus. Ends Nov 15th
The Humongous Fungus by Periwinkle Blue, illustrated by Michele Anderson
About the Book: There’s something rotten in the town of Better-Than-Best, and it’s not your stinky socks! Better-Than-Best is one of the prettiest, little towns you ever could enter, with all of the houses facing the center, and then the humongous fungus comes. It’s black and it’s thick, and it’s making them sick! Ick! Some of it got on a hockey stick and all over poor Charlie Twoodle’s noodles. Who can they call? What can they do? Things go from bad to worse when they call in Bubblehead Bingham Blue, an expert from Timbuktu, who claims to have the cure in the bottom of his shoe. Can they make it go away, or is the humongous fungus here to stay?
My Review: Who knew things like people being in a hurry and moving about in a flurry, no time to smile or talk, or not being kind and not wishing someone a good day will turn a town called Better-Than-Best into a town of humongous fungus, well it did.
Better-Than-Best was the prettiest little town with not so tall buildings. The people were kind; they don’t mind stopping to chat for awhile. It was a town where everybody knew everybody. And when the word got out about this little town people came from the east and west and the town grew to become the biggest town. Things changed, no one bother to stop to say hello. There was no time to smile or stop to help answer a question. The town was now cursed with the Humongous Fungus….lol! It was everywhere, on the rooftops, fences, plants, food and more. It was time for the people to come up with how to get rid of this curse.
This book is really funny and I think children will enjoy reading it. This will be great for classroom teaching.
Disclaimer: As per FTC guidelines, I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for my honest review. I received no monetary compensation. All opinions expressed here are mine and mine alone.
About the Authors: Sandra Poole and Jennifer Youngblood (mother and daughter) have been writing together for over a decade and have three novels published: LIVIN’ IN HIGH COTTON, bestselling STONEY CREEK, ALABAMA, and THE PAPER ROSE CLUB.
They created the pen name of Periwinkle Blue as a creative outlet for their children’s books.
Sandra and Jennifer were both raised in Alabama and now live in the Rocky Mountains where they continue to write together.
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Giveaway Ends Nov 15, 2013
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Winners are #8 – Amy and #5 – Dawn M.Kasper
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