Monday, June 11, 2012

Night Buddies – Sands Hetherington

Publisher:  Dune Buggy Press
Pages:  128
Source:  Copy from publisher for blog tour
Genre:  Ages 7-9, Fantasy, Adventure

This is a wonderful adventure story for younger kids.  John Degraffenreidt doesn’t want to go to bed.  He wants more pineapple cheesecake.  Once in bed he can’t go to sleep.  Then Crosley, a red crocodile come out from under his bed and the two of them head off on an adventure to solve a mystery.  What mystery you ask?  The mystery of the disappearing pineapple cheesecakes.  They arrive at the cheesecake factory where John meets Bigfoot Mae who runs the factory.  If you have a child, or grandchild who loves mysteries this is the book for them.  Learn why Crosley is red.  Find out what has happened to all of the pineapple cheesecakes.  Learn exactly what a “Night Buddy” is.
This would definitely be enjoyed by reluctant readers.

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