Figgs & Phantoms (Google eBook)
From the Newbery Award-winning author of THE WESTING GAME, more clever riddles and wordplay, clues to be found, and mysteries to be solved!
A Newbery Honor book
The Amazing Dancing Figgs!
While Mona hates all the attention her eccentric relatives bring to her in town, there is one Figg family member she likes: her Uncle Florence, the book dealer. But Uncle Florence keeps hinting that he's going to find his way to Capri, the Figg family heaven. And that means leaving Mona behind. Can Mona find Capri before it's too late, or will she learn that things are seldom what they seem when books are involved?
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Review: Figgs & PhantomsUser Review - Daphne Close - Goodreads
One particular poster by Uncle Truman had me laughing for several minutes. Otherwise, the book was just so-so. I was expecting it to be as clever as Raskin's "The Westing Game," but it more like "A ... Read full review
Review: Figgs & PhantomsUser Review - Allie - Goodreads
I suspect this book would require multiple readings to plumb all the hidden meanings Raskin has buried in it. I wanted to enjoy it more but found it just a bit too abstract and unrealistic. Read full review
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