Hooey Higgins and the Shark
Meet Hooey Higgins — along with his oddball family and friends — in a laugh-out-loud madcap adventure loaded with boy appeal.
Hooey Higgins is desperately in love — with the humongous chocolate egg in Mr. Danson’s store window, that is. Too bad he and his best friend, Twig, have nowhere near enough money to buy it. But when a shark is spotted off the coast, Hooey and Twig dream up a plan: capture the shark and charge people to view it. Brilliant! With Hooey’s older brother masterminding the foolproof scheme, they set off with ketchup, a cricket bat, a floral quilt, and a rope in tow. What they find is so amazing it blows the shark plan out of the water! Aided by Emma Dodson’s comical illustrations, Steve Voake introduces a hilarious new character in a fast-paced story kids will sink their teeth into.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LibraryThing
What an unexpected surprise! Absolutely hilarious! A British farce that had me laughing out loud. The dialogue, the plot, events and illustrations all combine to bring a larger than life adventure of three boys, with input from their parents and grandparents. There are several other books in this series which are still only available in the UK but Candlewick will be publishing the next one in Spring 2014. Here's hoping we get more of these this side of the ocean!
Review: Hooey Higgins and the SharkUser Review - Goodreads
Funny! Giggled out loud despite my tired self. I shook my head at Hooey's antics. Kid tries to catch a shark with rope, ketchup, and a cricket bat. AH! Great scene. Also, kudos f0r the chase through ...