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. reality TV. Read Common Sense Media’s Chomp review, age rating, and parents guide. Chomp Book Poster Image Carl Hiaasen · Adventure; Save.

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When the egotistical Derek wants more convincing chonp, he, the TV crew, and the Crays venture out into the Everglades, where the animals are wilder and more likely to bite something off. Stay in Touch Sign up.

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Wahoo joins her, but Jared Gordon takes Mickey captive, and shoots at the airboat as it is pulling away, seriously wounding Link. The main character, Wahoo, is a 14 year old boy.

The story is full of bullies. What sort of people would name a dumb old alligator Alice? Tuna is the young girl who shows up to hide from her abusive father.

‘Chomp’ is a fun, funny story for kids age 10 and older – The Washington Post

Wahoo Cray, the son of a professional animal wrangler, Mickey Cray. I’m still not convinced that it is, even though Wahoo, the primary I guess character, is young. This may be the kiss of death for a YA book, plot being the lifeblood of most of them, but it’s so over-the-top and Badger grows so wearisome that it’s more automatic pilot than reader flipping pages in hopes of hitting more funny lines.


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I’m still not sure how that leap was justified. I would recommend this book to readers it’s a nice starting point to talk about child and substance abuse and what to do if they suspect a friend is in trouble.

Things are further complicated when Jared Gordon tracks down his daughter at the souvenir shop. In the book CHOMP it reminds me of many other mystery books I have read such as scat which is written by the same author. Isabel of the Whales and Island of the Aunts. It was crazy good. Plus championing smart kids and getting them away from abusive parents is always a safe bet for me enjoying a book.

Working for the ridiculously insane Derek Badger, they come choml some real animals that want to take a bit out of him. Derek’s bull-headed decision making, and the thought process behind these decisions, that ultimately put his life in danger over and over were extremely well done. May 28, Pages Middle Grade 10 and up Buy.

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Wahoo’s dad, Mickey Cray, is an animal handler with a lot of respect for animals. Tuna Gordon has an encyclopedic knowledge of taxonomy, or scientifically naming organisms. There’s some good badinage here, many of them Mickey C. Wahoo gives bourbon to a python to distract it from eating Mickey’s leg.


‘Chomp’ is a fun, funny story for kids age 10 and older

Common Sense is a nonprofit organization. Mickey and Wahoo are expecting the filming to be cancelled, but Derek is unexpectedly thrilled with the harrowing footage from the pond, hlaasen declares that he wants to shoot a “real” survival experience out in the Evergladeswith the Crays’ help. Based on 1 review.

Refresh and try again. We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate. His most recent… More about Carl Hiaasen. I especially liked his view of Derek Badger and the corporate machine of television.

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See all 16 questions about Chomp…. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Sign in or join to save for later. The show star Derek was a solid moron without a single redeeming quality.