Book Review: Planet Tad by Tim Carvell
Jon Stewart Promoting Planet Tad Courtesy of HarperCollins
Planet Tad by Tim Carvell Courtesy of HarperCollins
Tad has five New Year’s resolutions this year:
- Finish 7th grade
- Learn how to kickflip
- Get girls to notice him
- Start shaving
His fifth resolution is to start a blog, detailing nearly every day of his life for one year. Over the course of the year, Tad gets shot down by a few girls, is forced to participate in his sister’s recital, begins growing a mustache (at least he thinks so) and coughs up over $300 to fix his friend’s dad’s camera.
Strange Wonders of the Universe
He also ponders strange wonders of the universe, like why no one can tell that Hannah Montana is just Miley Cyrus in a wig, or why Luigi never questions why he and Mario are called the Mario Brothers, or why it’s a big deal that Sam won’t eat green eggs in ham in the Dr. Seuss book. Green eggs and ham doesn’t sound like the healthiest meal choice, after all.
The Bottom Line
Planet Tad by Tim Carvell has a similar feel to Diary of a Wimpy Kid. It’s quirky, it’s written in diary format and it has accompanying illustrations. If you love a quick humorous read, you’ll love Planet Tad.
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