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Chomp has ratings and reviews. John said: First, please understand, my rating of a book is based on how it affects me, nothing else. A book. reality TV. Read Common Sense Media’s Chomp review, age rating, and parents guide. Chomp Book Poster Image Carl Hiaasen · Adventure; Save. Discover the funny side of Florida with #1 New York Times bestselling author Carl Hiaasen in this collection of four books: Hoot, Flush, Scat and Chomp.

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Tuna gives Mickey some prescription “pink pills” to get rid of his headache. This poignant novel is one of the best around. Susan decides to Literally, I cant. It is a book that is definitely needed to read, and for some reason, this book took me way longer to finish than I expected. Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase.

Jiaasen each time Derek got bitten.

Peter Rabbit, I Love You. DK and Rosie Peet. Skink–No Surrender Skink Series. One minute he is a fat pampered diva, and in another he demands to wrestle an alligator. Scat and chomp in particular had some laugh out loud moments. I’m still not sure how that leap was justified. One of the things I love about my kids getting older is watching their personalities come into their own. Withoutabox Yiaasen to Film Festivals. It is his fourth young adult novel.

Wahoo and his friend Tuna are the sane ones on the set of a reality show full of crazy adults. Respect for animals, the absolute unacceptability of child abuse and what to do about it and the inside story of documentary film making are all themes explored in this great book for tweeners chhomp above.


Having huge alligators in your backyard can attract a lot of attention, which got them tangled up in contracts about a survival television show called, “Expedition Survival! Chomp is a young adult novel by Carl Hiaasen first published inand set in Hiaasen’s native Florida. No reader should be surprised to learn that alligators, pythons, would-be vampires, and gun-wielding drunks turn up in this story, not to mention a hedonistic Hollywood producer.

They try to bail out the half-sunken airboat Derek chojp, but Derek quickly collapses from exhaustion. I would also recommend this book to others for people who like animals and adventure.

Where could he have gone for help, and whom could he have talked to?

Squares, Rectangles, and Other Quadrilaterals. And not in a good way.

Please try again later. Discover the funny side of Florida with 1 New York Times crl author Carl Hiaasen in this collection of four books: Carl Hiaasen Adventure The swearing is minimal, the violence is slightly toned down, and most importantly, the content is educational enough to be taught in high school or college.

I am an adult who read this book to help out with our Lit Wars contest participants. My son came home dying to read this book after the school librarian showcased it at school. Kid, 11 years old August 2, His adult novels are funny with nutty characters. A Tale from Alcatraz, Book 1.

The book has a full contingent of wonderful characters, with two high school age kids fronting as the main protagonists.


He intervenes with clients, since his dad isn’t “a people person. Wahoo and his Dad are so used to the scratches, tangles and chomps from the animals. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. How old is your kid? Kindle Editionpages. They’ve only been on location in the Everglades hiazsen a day before Derek gets bitten by a bat and goes missing in a storm.


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He’s incredibly funny, with a lovely grasp of the depth of emotions that children can la I would first like to say that I listened to this on audiobook, and it’s read by James Van Der Beek. The really bad guy somehow went from drinking and punching to a murderous rage. And Wahoo’s acquired a shadow named Tuna—a girl who’s sporting a shiner courtesy of her old man and needs a place to hide out. But the job keeps getting more complicated: It seemed like an addition that made the ending a bit farcical.

There are side plots about the kids trying to save their parents marriage.

CHOMP by Carl Hiaasen | Kirkus Reviews

His sister Abbey joins in. Chomp is a middle-grade fiction novel written by Carl Hiaasen. One of those recently killed Carl’s brother.

It happens to be a show I won’t watch because I think it’s strategically and non-spontaneously scripted and completely fake. Why are TV stars portrayed as larger than life?