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Author/Books Spotlight. Giveaway: The Shenanigans Series Book 1. History in the Faking. Ends Apr 14th


The Shenanigans Series Book 1. History in the Faking by Andreas Oertel

About the Book: Life is getting more dismal by the minute in the town of Sultana, Manitoba. Thanks to a dry season that nearly dried up the river, no one wants to camp there anymore. There aren’t enough tourists to keep the local restaurant busy and, if Cody’s best friend’s mom loses her job there, the family will have to move away. Cody, his best friend, Eric, and Eric’s twin sister, Rachel, concoct an elaborate hoax that transforms this tiny town into a hotbed of activity-a hoax involving an “ancient Egyptian” tablet discovered in Sultana. Soon the tourists come flooding back, but Cody, Eric, and Rachel discover that they should have been more careful about what they wished for. This quirky caper will appeal to children aged eight to ten.



Andreas Oertel

About the Author: Andreas was born in Germany, but lived most of his life in Canada. He’s travelled all over the world and had a hundred different jobs — everything from rickshaw driver to health inspector — but his favourite occupation is writing.

His middle grade fiction is critically acclaimed and has been nominated for several awards (Silver Birch Award, Manitoba Young Reader’s Choice Award, Charlotte Award). Andreas spends much of his free time visiting schools, and in 2012 and 2013 he was Writer in Residence at Lac du Bonnet’s Centennial School. To read more



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Giveaway Ends April 14th, 2015

Comments like these would be deleted – Great contest, please enter me, Love to win this! This is so cute!

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Winner #3 – Keri Justice

March 27, 2015 - Posted by | Author and Book Spotlight, Free Giveaways | , , , , , , , , , ,


  1. I love the premise of this book & how it ties history in to the present. I know this would make a great bedtime read for my grandchildren.

    Comment by tmy56 | March 27, 2015 | Reply

  2. This sounds very interesting.

    Comment by Mary Ann Linder | March 27, 2015 | Reply

  3. A series I’ve never heard of and it’s geared to my daughters age group! (She will be 10 April 7th). She loves to read and would love to find her some new series.

    Comment by Keri Justice | March 28, 2015 | Reply

  4. With all the grandkids I have, I know there will be something for each of them here. :). Sounds intriguing and filled with suspense with history . Thanks for the post.
    Carol L
    Lucky4750 (at) aol (dot) com

    Comment by carol L | March 28, 2015 | Reply

  5. This sounds like a fun book and series! I can see my daughter really getting into it….she loves mystery and adventure. 🙂
    khmorgan_00 [at] yahoo [dot] com

    Comment by Kristie | March 31, 2015 | Reply

  6. Once you start reading the book it’s difficult to put it down. Very well done!

    Comment by Evan | April 1, 2015 | Reply

  7. Third graders in my local school have a yearly Egypt unit and I go to judge their projects. This book sounds like a great one I’d read to them as a volunteer reader when they are doing the unit.

    Comment by Nadine | April 11, 2015 | Reply

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