Monday, September 28, 2009

Book Three: How Hedley Hopkins did a Dare


Author: Paul Jennings
Pages: Approximately 220 (not accurate)
Rating: 9/10
Date of Completion: Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Summary of Book: Hedley Hopkins is a loner, in desperate search of friends. One day at school, he finds Ian and the gang having fun, talking. Hedley desires to be in that gang, and in order to join the group, he must do a dare. He goes through several challenges and barriers along the way...
Opinion: What I love about this book is that there are plenty of similes and additionally many words and phrases that are very interesting. Even the story is high quality. Read the blurb, and you may die of laughter.

6 comments:

Sean Limzon said...

There are many excellent similes here. (Page 34)

Sean Limzon said...

"You are a strange boy. Talking to yourself is the first sign of madness, you know," Why does Mum think that? (Page 67)

Sean Limzon said...

Why does Ian need the skull? What is he planning to do with it? (Page 34)

Sean Limzon said...

Are voices whispering in Hedley's mind? Or is Major Manners really is talking? (Page 55)

Sean Limzon said...

Why does Victor act like a parrot? (Page 42)

Sean Limzon said...

Will Victor be able to answer questions and speak by his own self?