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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A ridiculous r I was very hesitant to try this.

They are rather lighthearted cjomp silly but I can see the appeal for younger readers. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?


Wahoo’s name is already extraordinary however when you hear his father is an animal wrangler and they live in a zoo your eyes open widely. Mar 27, Pages Middle Grade 10 and up Buy. A reality TV show called Expedition Survival! What sort of people would name a dumb old alligator Alice? Google Earth, TiVo, Facebook, and the iPhone are also mentioned in the context of making the story reflect current tween lives.

His father is the unpredictable one. Hiaasen cho,p to play an unadvised card, however, when Wahoo’s friend, Tuna, a girl who is beaten by her drunken father, joins the troops.

Chomp by Carl Hiaasen

And this fit the bill. Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. Derek is almost killed, before Mickey calmly dives in and pulls him hiaasej safety. Susan decides to support the house by going to China to teach friends Chinese, and she gets money for it. Zany adventure in the Florida Everglades spoofs reality TV.


Teen, 13 years old Written by wombatgirl May 14, His adult books — there are 16 of them — chop all set in Florida. Jump in and read!

So much happens, and yet none hiawsen it got me excited to turn the page and see what will happen. Nothing sex-related, but there’s scenes relating alcohol, violence and guns.

Fox Explores the Night: Mickey Cray is an animal wrangler and is having trouble finding a job due to the “Iguana incident”, which Mickey calls “The Curse of the Iguana”story takes an interesting turn when he got a job for a survivalist show. DK and Rosie Peet.

A Tale from Alcatraz, Book 1. Meanwhile, they are stuck at home, worrying about their own problems. The whole book is strangely packed with action and boredom in equal measure, it’s hard to explain.

I would rate this book with five stars. I recommend this book for people 10 and up. Another thing I enjoyed about this book was the budding relationship between Wahoo and Tuna. It has creatures roaming all through it. Typical Carl Hiassen; I love it. I loved Roy and the girl Beatrice. A ridiculous reality show star who thinks he’s a vampire. Although the star of the show, Cral Badger, turns out to be a fake, Wahoo pushes his father to stay with the show to earn enough money to save their house from foreclosure.


Return to Book Page. Named after a wrestler, having an animal wrangler as a dad and a backyard filled with animals, he has a unique lifestyle.

Wahoo joins her, but Jared Gordon takes Mickey captive, and shoots at the airboat as it is pulling away, seriously wounding Link. When a reality show contacts Wahoo’s father Micky about providing animals to set up a survivalist’s show he is reluctant but agrees because he needs to pay the bills.

Weird names also seem to be a trend. Parents don’t always act responsibly, and hiaaden other adults are downright unethical, but the kid characters are remarkably levelheaded. Accessed Aug 9, This cchomp was last edited on 15 Decemberat Chomp by Carl Hiaasen.

When his dad takes a job with a reality TV show called “Expedition Survival!

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Carl Hiaasen has a large amount of his books available through the library as audiobooks and I’ve been adding them all on to my wishlist each time I see them. What is the theme of this book? See how we rate.