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One Star Review Guess Who? (#28)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon?

Very few books failed to engage me, but I loathed this one with a purple passion. The main character, a young boy who writes letters to an author without success (?), has such an aggravating, whiny personality that I don’t think I ever made it more than two-thirds of the way through his letters, though, believe me, I tried.

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.

Comments

  1. Dear Mr. Henshaw! And this person has a point, Leigh is a bit hard to take for much of the book…