Chomp. Wahoo Cray lives in a zoo. His father is an animal wrangler, so he’s grown up with all manner of gators, snakes, parrots, rats, monkeys, snappers, and. The hysterical #1 New York Times bestseller from Newbery honoree Carl Hiaasen featuring gators, snakes, bats that bite, and reality show hosts. Free summary and analysis of the events in Carl Hiaasen’s Chomp that won’t make you snore. We promise.

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The main character, Wahoo, is a 14 year old boy. Read it Forward Read it first. And then Tuna’s dad shows up with a gun. The final fiasco occurs at night, when a lightning storm has grounded the helicopter and forced Derek to camp with the rest of the crew; when a large mastiff bat lands unexpectedly in their camp, Derek improvises a scene in which he plans to eat it; the bat chomps his tongue in self-defense, and Mickey has to remove the creature without further mutilating Derek.

Chomp Book Review

His specific plots vary from book to book, but the overarching foci are; our environment, the animals we live with, ignorance, arrogance, and greed. Hello Lilac — Good Morning, Yellow.

With a fast pace, ridiculous characters, and environmental know-how, Chomp definitely earned its passing grade, much like any other Carl Hiaasen book. When I One of my favorite places to visit is the Florida Everglades.


They turn out to be a placebo. Noble Intentions Jack Noble 4. If you liked hoot A thrilling quest with so many twists and turns you won’t be able to see coming!

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View all 5 comments. He and his family live in southern Florida. There’s some good badinage here, many of them Mickey C. Suddenly, a lady comes to his house and sees that Mickey has a collection of “reptiles” that she could use for Derek Badger’s show, who is a famous TV show actor. She is the daughter of an abusive drunk, that gave her a black eye a few days before.

I read this one aloud to my son because my random picks for him lately tended to feature female leads, the ocean, and environmentalist themes to one degree or another: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Best Tween TV Shows.

What’s not to like: This book is utterly hilarious and I love it so so so much. Instead the pace of the story continues endearingly and excitingly right to the end, with a mad dash of humor to spice up the thunder-and-alligators niaasen adventure. Please try again later.

Wahoo is obviously wise beyond his years, and obviously should not have to be put into this position but you feel for him. Mar 27, Minutes Middle Grade 10 and up.

The winds are howling as Wren and Frog sail their boat home. Nothing can beat that. Thin Line Jack Bh 3.


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Mickey Cray is an animal wrangler and is having trouble finding a job due to the “Iguana incident”, which Mickey calls “The Curse of the Iguana”story takes an interesting turn when he got a job for a survivalist show. The characters are all great to read about as well, though in each book the MC is a boy and has a girl sidekick, though I don’t really mind this little fact.

Haha…It was fun to hear them talk about all the animals like family. Another Messy Sunday 2. What do you say, teachers and principals?

I loved the plot and the characters. Stay in Touch Sign up. Still a cute story and something I would reccomend to that age reader and think they would enjoy.

They give each other clothing during the harsh weather. It is his fourth young adult novel. He was so evil and disgusting that nobody would have missed him if he suddenly vanished off the face of the earth. Some people have it, others need it desperately. Carl Hiaasen is one of my all time favorite fiction authors.