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 · Adventure; Save.

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There are always unusual characters, strange things happening on every page, and chkmp is never a dull part! The story is full of bullies. Search parties head out and promptly get lost themselves.

Don’t get me wrong, I really enjoyed reading it. About these links Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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His mother has picked up the slack. Return to Book Page. And the best part of the story is that they live in a zoo with all these wild animals around them, a pet alligator, “Alice” who chomped off Wahoo’s thumb when he was The author has two main characters, the very-nearly-but-not-quite-invulnerable Mickey, a professional animal wrangler in Florida whose stubborn grit and absolutely cool nerves are charming, admirable, and alarming; and his year old son Wahoo who provides his father with common sense and hiaaxen something like baby-sitting.


See all 16 questions about Chomp…. I loved the plot and the characters. I finished it one sitting. Like his grown-up books, Chomp is chiefly a satire, with the environment as the beneficiary.

Their backyard is full of fun—from turtles to snakes to alligators. One of my favorite places to visit is the Florida Everglades. His father is the unpredictable one.

Carl Hiassen has a witty writing style and a sarcastic tone that’s both funny and revealing. He makes decisions that could get him killed just because he believes what everyone on the show tells him.

What’s not to like: It’s all kinds of ludicrous situations that amount to a hilarious story.

But he listened to this entire audio book in two day Preview — Chomp by Carl Hiaasen. Nov 20, The Captain rated it really liked it Shelves: You mean reality TV might not be as real as we think it is??? Mar 27, Minutes Middle Grade 10 and up Buy.

Kindle Editionpages. Lists with This Book. Welcome to the world of Carl Hiaasen, a long-time columnist for the Miami Herald who has cadl some of the funniest novels ever on environmental themes. When I One of my favorite places to visit is the Florida Everglades.

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He’s incredibly funny, with a lovely grasp of the depth of emotions that children can latch cohmp to. Jump in and read! I’ve been a fan of his for years and look forward to new books from him. But the job keeps getting more complicated.

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I thought it a great book. Wahoo’s friend Tuna comes with them because her father who is a drunk who gave her a black eye. However, Derek’s contract with the show is not renewed, after he foolishly tries to use this publicity to further inflate his demands for a higher salary.

Then it was hunt-and-peck stories about neighborhood kickball and softball games. Ahoy there me mateys! It had gators, reality TV, and the Florida Everglades. As hiaassn reader, you want Wahoo and Tuna who both have fishy names to thrive as friends and get through their roughest times together. They spend a lot of time together, but they are NOT boyfriend and girlfriend.

The story starts off funny, with a serious undertone that runs through it. Is it any good?

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Based on 5 reviews. Tuna is the young girl who shows up to hide from her abusive father. Audio CD Verified Purchase.