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The Magic Pretzel
The Magic Pretzel
 
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Author : Daniel Manus Pinkwater
Publisher : Perfection Learning
ISBN# : 9780756901899
Pages : 78
Price :INR 888
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Book Description

There is only one way to keep from turning into a werewolf, and that is with the help of a magic pretzel. This seems simple enough--unless the only magic pretzel on earth happens to be kept by your half brother Lance Von Sweeny in a special, burglar-proof case in the Museum of the Pretzel on Nemo Boulevard. This is the predicament of Mr. Talbot, beloved (yet weird and scary) teacher, half-man, half-wolf, and sponsor of the Watson Elementary School Werewolf Club.

Norman Gnormal is the only nonwerewolf in the club, but the others let him in because his parents actually wanted a dog instead of a little boy and raised him accordingly. Although Norman (alias "Poodle Boy" or "Alpo-breath") is mocked for growling and keeping meat in his desk, his canine sense of smell and expert tracking skills serve him well in the search for the elusive, parsnip-driving Lance Von Sweeny and the desired magic pretzel. Of course, nothing turns out as expected in Daniel Pinkwaters delightfully absurd, absurdly delightful first installment in The Werewolf Club series of short chapter books.

Jill Pinkwaters pen-and-ink illustrations suit the storys comic buoyancy and contribute to the airy, easy-to-read format. If your children are new to Pinkwater, its as crucial as a magic pretzel to a reluctant werewolf that you introduce them to The Hoboken Chicken Emergency and when theyre ready, his collection of classics, 5 Novels. Move over, Captain Underpants, and make way for The Werewolf Club. Awoooooo! (Ages 7 to 10) --Karin Snelson

Whats salty and cures werewolves?

Theres only one way to cure a werewolf and thats to eat Alexander the Greats Magic Pretzel. You knew that, right? So, thats what Norman and his werewolf friends at the Watson Elementary School try to find, with the help of their teacher, Mr. Talbot.

Theres danger! Theres adventure! Theres hilarious fun! Do they find the Magic Pretzel? Well, read this amazing chapter book and find out!

 

 
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