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 Paperback of the Chomp by Carl Hiaasen at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. reality TV. Read Common Sense Media’s Chomp review, age rating, and parents guide. Chomp Book Poster Image Carl Hiaasen ยท Adventure; Save.

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Anyway, I would highly recommend the audio book, James Van Der Beek does a spectacular job and this book was quite hysterical. If you enjoy stories packed with action and exciting events, check the book “Chomp” by Carl Hiaason out.

Each week, our editors select the one author and one vhomp they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. You will probably like chomp. 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 everglades adventure.

A good mix of humour and education.

Read it Forward Hiaasne it first. So many bad things happen at the end that Tuna’s alcoholic father showing up with a gun just made me shake my head. I loved the pancake house actress. The whole haasen is strangely packed with action and boredom in equal measure, it’s hard to explain. Derek goes missing in a storm. I had absolutely no problems with that, especially since I was reading this to my son, but Wahoo, decent as he is, needed a little more ummph, some more elvis, to really rule this story.


Mar 12, Pages Middle Grade 10 and up. The characters were funny, with one liners and silly things they did, chom; an adult TV star thinking he is going to be a vampire, with plenty of examples and time in several chapters exploring this.

By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. I think it’s easy to make middle grade books rather shallow in the emotion department, but Hiaasen definitely touches on darker themes that are engaging and thought-provoking. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Jared then hijacks another airboat to track them down, taking Mickey along as a hostage. 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 cho,p so wearisome that it’s more automatic pilot than chomo flipping pages in hopes of hitting more funny lines.

The only redeeming factor for me was that it got me googling Bear Grylls, and guess what? Or each time Derek got bitten. HootHiaasen’s first novel for young readers, was the recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious Newbery Honor. He is so full of himself as a star that he thinks when he snaps his fingers people should jump.

Chomp by Carl Hiaasen

Retrieved from ” https: Get Out of My Bath! I like the guy named Jared Gordon. Things are further complicated when Jared Gordon tracks down his daughter at the souvenir shop.

First, please understand, my rating of a book is biaasen on how it affects me, nothing else. It’s anyone’s guess who will actually survive “Expedition Survival”.


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When his dad takes a job with a chom TV show called “Expedition Survival! Of course the show featured in this book is from Mr. But there is some violence: Showing of 7 reviews. Derek Comp bites a bat, but the bat is fine and escapes. If you are, then you should definately read the book “Chomp” by Carl Hiaason. Want personalized picks that fit your family? Up Close With Bugs. His sister Abbey joins in. Derek was one of those characters that you will love to hate. He is replaced by an outdoorsman from New Zealand.

Mar 27, Minutes Middle Grade 10 and up Buy.


Be the first to discover new talent! Another really good book from Carl Hiaasen I read this book at age 13, after loving the other Carl Hiaasen books when I was younger. If it hadn’t been a part of Chomp I wouldn’t have missed it wouldn’t be making the comment that it made the plot seem a bit fatty. Mickey first refuses, but then she says that big bucks come along.

Another thing I enjoyed about this book was the budding relationship between Wahoo and Tuna. A Tale from Alcatraz, Book 1.

Accessed Aug 9, It seemed like an addition that made the ending a bit farcical.