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Dirkle Smat and the Flying Statue
by Lynn D. Garthwaite

Reading level: Ages 4-8
Paperback: 60 pages
Publisher: Castle Keep Press (April 25, 2007)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1596635533
ISBN-13: 978-1596635531

Publishers Description (Publishers website)

"Join Dirkle Smat and the Explorer’s Club for an unforgettable adventure inside with The Flying Statue in this chapter book for early readers, ages 6 to 8. Second in the Dirkle Smat series. Join Dirkle and his little brother Quid Smat along with Toonie Oobles, Fiddy Bublob, and the inventor of the roto-scooter and the BL2 Helmet, the creative genius Bean Lumley, as they proceed to solve a "mystery of the ages." Illustrated throughout with bonus pages at the end for readers to form their own Explorer’s Club."

Review

I wasn't sure what to expect when I picked this up to read it. Quite honestly I didn't find the cover art appealing at all. But I have to say that I absolutely loved this book! What fun Dirkle and his friends have together! And what child that age isn't going to love names like Dirkle, and Toonie and Fiddy? I thought the book was completely enjoyable and wonderfully written. I really was impressed with the quality of Ms. Garthwaite's writing and was completely hooked on this great little book. This book is like the "Maximum Ride" for 5 year olds. I'd recommend this adventure for girls and boys alike. Definately a great addition to your child's own library. I'm sure you'll become a fan of Dirkle and his pals like I have.

Make sure that you check out the official website for more info and some fun things to do!

http://www.dirklesmat.com/



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