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. A Rollicking Eco-Adventure from a Popular Author! Filled with his trademark quirky characters and offbeat humor, this novel by best-selling author Carl Hiaasen. reality TV. Read Common Sense Media’s Chomp review, age rating, and parents guide. Chomp Book Poster Image Carl Hiaasen ยท Adventure; Save.

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This was hiwasen tongue-in-cheek look at reality television and made me laugh. By that I mean, it never made me think, nor did it evoke deep emotions. Mickey refuses to let Tuna go with her abusive father, so Gordon shoots him in the foot.

His previous three, also about Florida wildlife, are HootFlush and Scat.

Please provide an email address. A book does not have to be great literature to get cael marks from me, it just has to catch my interest and involve me, and get me to enjoy the experience in the process. Chomp Carl Hiaasen No preview available – But it’s been a year since I added the last one and I’m only just now touching one of the books; I was paranoid I would hate them. Of course the show featured in this book is xhomp Mr.

Not to say that this was a complete discourse on the corruptness of media or anything like that, it just made suggestions that added to the depth and tone of the story.

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I am pretty sure that not everyone from Florida actually speaks in a southern tone so much as to make one sick. Or each time Derek got bitten.


For me this plot was the strangest. By the end I walked self-consciously down a sidewalk listening to the book, wondering if passers-by were wondering about the laughter I could’t hold in. Families can talk about how Derek Badger, the star of Expedition Survival! Wahoo’s schoolmate, Tuna, is a girl who finds an escape from her abusive father by memorizing the Latin names of animals she discovers. With new quirky characters, a crazy plot, and a variety of animals hoping for salvation from money hungry predators, the reader gets bj rollicking good ride compliments of one of the most creative and environmentally sensitive authors writing today.

Anyway, I would highly recommend the audio book, Cchomp Van Der Beek does a spectacular job and this book was quite hysterical. In this one, Roy Eberhardt moves to Florida. After this fight, Derek Badger decided that he only wanted to face wild animals for stunts.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Mickey Cray and his son Wahoo bring enough common sense to their jobs that Mother Nature looks down on them favorably. While shooting an underwater scene in the Crays’ backyard with their pet alligator”Alice,” Derek tries to dramatize the footage by climbing on her back, which causes her to get upset and try to shake him off.

He’s incredibly funny, with a lovely grasp of the depth of emotions that children can la I would first like to say that I listened to this on audiobook, and it’s read by James Van Der Beek.

As Mickey was injured shortly before by an iguana falling on his head, and is suffering the after-effects of a serious concussionWahoo takes it upon himself to accept for both of them while his mother is on a business trip in China for the extra money. Although the star of the show, Derek 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.

Like in hoot, snakes are a major theme. He now holes up in the Everglades, eating what he can scavenge or kill and ever vigilant to threats to its flora and fauna.



carrl Gordon is tied up when the search parties finally arrive, rushing Mickey and Link to the hospital and placing Gordon under arrest. When the egotistical Derek wants more convincing footage, he, the TV crew, and the Crays venture out into the Everglades, where the animals are wilder and more likely to bite something off.

I also think at some point I watched some of the movie with me nephews. Derek bullies everyone on his show into doing what he wants. How old is your kid? A lot or a little?

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Susan decides to support the house by going to China to teach friends Chinese, and she gets money for it. You want Wahoo to be allowed to be a child, and still support him in this adult undertaking of making sure his caarl is able to survive.

More mature themes in second entry of popular series. Although I don’t think they varl how cheesy Derek BAdger was, they were intrigued by some details, like explaining the views of the cameras and how tv scenes were shot.

Chomp by Carl Hiaasen

Nothing sex-related, but there’s scenes relating alcohol, violence and guns. Parent of a 9 and 12 year old Written by jpolizo January 19, Carl Hiassen has a witty writing style hiaaen a sarcastic tone that’s both funny and revealing. They turn out to be a placebo. Rob Huntley Chpmp reality TV as a misleading, manipulated medium. His father is an animal wrangler, so he’s grown up with all manner of gators, snakes, parrots, rats, monkeys, snappers, and more in his backyard.