Thursday, June 13, 2019

Book Review - Charlie and Frog: The Boney Hand by Karen Kane + Giveaway

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Charlie Tickler just wants his parents to listen and pay attention to him. Francine "Frog" Castle wants to become the world's greatest detective.Together they work to solve unexpected mysteries in their school, Castle School for the Deaf. In their latest adventure, Charlie is accused of stealing a piece of the school's famous history. Charlie and Frog must solve the case before the cursed object lands in the wrong hands.

The novel was filled with fun and eccentric characters including Charlie's parents and grandparents. There was a few juvenile jokes about frozen underwear, missing remotes, and jellybeans. I love that the author showcased people who are deaf or hard of hearing along with including instructions on sign language. My favorite part was learning how to sign my favorite thing in the world (chocolate!). A must read for any child who likes a cozy mystery.

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Author: Karen Kane
Pub. Date: June 4, 2019
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Formats: Hardcover, eBook
Pages: 272
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All Charlie Tickler wants is for his parents to listen.

All Francine (a.k.a Frog) Castle wants is to be the world's greatest detective.

So begins the friendship of Charlie and Frog, who soon become a crime-solving duo, restoring order to Castle-on-the-Hudson.

Charlie, the new kid at the Castle School for the Deaf continues to find unexpected mysteries in the sleepy town of Castle-on-the-Hudson with Frog, his new friend and crime-solving partner. Just when Charlie thinks everything has settled down, a piece of the school's famous history goes missing, and it's up to the Charlie and Frog to solve the case, before it's too late.

About Karen:
Karen Kane’s path to Charlie & Frog led her from a small village near Rochester, NY, to the bustle of Washington, DC. The people she met along the way inspired her writing with their warmth and humor, especially those in the Deaf community. Karen graduated from the National Technical Institute for the Deaf and received her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. When she’s not writing, Karen spends her days as a sign language interpreter at Gallaudet University or lost in the stacks of her local library. Charlie & Frog is her first novel. ​

Giveaway Details:
3 lucky winners will receive finished copies of CHARLIE & FROG THE BONEY HAND, US Only.

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Tour Schedule:
Week One:
6/3/2019- BookHounds YAExcerpt
6/4/2019- Two Chicks on BooksExcerpt
6/5/2019- Twirling Book PrincessExcerpt
6/6/2019- Little Red ReadsExcerpt
6/7/2019- The Suburban LifestyleReview

Week Two:
6/10/2019- BookishRealmReviewsReview
6/11/2019- Lifestyle of MeReview
6/12/2019- NerdophilesReview
6/13/2019- Two points of interest- Review
6/14/2019- Owl Always Be ReadingReview

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