The Circus Lunicus
Solomom Yanish uncovers his family ties to a celestial circus in this quirky middle grade novel.
Solly heard a noise coming from his closet. This time it wasn't a rattling. It was a small, spongy noise, like a balloon bobbing. Cautiously he opened the door.
The plastic lizard was standing there, its feet in the trash can, its head grazing the top shelf. It looked at Solly with yellow eyes and spoke: Freeble, freeble, freeble.
Solomon Yanish has it rough. His mother has disappeared from his life, his father is constantly away on business trips, and now Solly is stuck with two crabby stepbrothers and an evil stepmother he calls Old Staircase. What's worse, Solly can't seem to get a straight answer about his family's past. But who's keeping it from him, and why?
Enter The Circus Lunicus, and Freeble -- a fairy godmother in shrink-wrapped disguise. Suddenly things start to make sense. Until some strange transformations begin . . . Can Solly uncover the mystery behind his heritage before the circus leaves town?
This fast-paced novel is full of bizarre characters and surprising revelations. So forget what you know about the circus and grab a bucket of worms. Things are going to get weird...
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Review: The Circus LunicusUser Review - Beth - Goodreads
A modern Cinderella, Solly lives with his stepmother Casey (aka Staircase) and his stepbrothers Jason & Mason while his dad grieves his first wife's loss overseas. In a life overrun by chores, Solly ... Read full review
Review: The Circus LunicusUser Review - ERNESTO FIGUEROA - Goodreads
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More magic and fantasy is served up in The Circus Lunicus when young ... A Kirkus Reviews critic described The Circus Lunicus as "luminous and humorous." ...
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The Circus Lunicus Marilyn Singer Part mystery, part fantasy and part comical ... Magic is afoot when the Circus Lunicus, a mysterious and otherworldly ...
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The Circus Lunicus, Marilyn Singer, 3.9, 4. Cirque Du Freak, Darren Shan, 4.8, 7. The City of Ember, Jeanne duprau, 5, 9. Class Clown, Johanna Hurwitz ...
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