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Charlie Bumpers vs. the Really Nice Gnome (Charlie Bumpers Series)

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  • Posted June 20, 2014

    Title: Charlie Bumpers Vs. The Really Nice Gnome

    Title: Charlie Bumpers Vs. The Really Nice Gnome
    Author: Bill Harley Gustavson
    Illustrator: Adam G
    Publisher: Peachtree Publishers
    Published: 4-1-2014
    ISBN: 13-978-1-561-45740-3
    Pages: 160
    Genre: Children's Fiction
    Tags: Child Development, Family,
    Overall Rating: Great
    Reviewed For: NetGalley
    Reviewer: DelAnne

    Charlie Bumper's class is putting on the annual school play and he dreams of playing the part of the evil Sorcerer, he has been practicing for weeks and knows he would be great, but his teacher, Mrs. Burke casts him as the Really Nice Gnome and will not let him change roles. He is doomed to play the Really Stupid Nice Gnome. With his mother coaching him to practice his line and his brother constantly teasing him, Charlie's dislike of the role grow with each passing day. Read how Charlie goes about trying to get out of the role and the consequences of his actions.

    This fast moving story is appealing to young readers grades three to six. They will enjoy the humor and the quick action of characters they can identify with. You will enjoy sharing the story with them and watching as they learn the lessons Charlie Bumpers Vs. The Really Nice Gnome has to teach them.

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