Frankie Pickle and the Closet of Doom
Chapter book meets graphic novel in this first book in the series everyone will be talking about. Like most kids, Frankie Pickle hates cleaning his room. But what happens when his mom says he never has to clean it again? For Frankie and his unstoppable imagination, it means he and his sidekick, Argyle, can become explorers swinging on vines, forging paths through piles of clothes, and scooting past lava pits. They can perform flawless surgery on a broken action figure. They can spend time in the big house. They can even become superheroes. But when junk piles grow too high, will all this imagining be enough to conquer . . . the closet of DOOM?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mirikayla - LibraryThing
Actually not bad. Frankie's real life story is interspersed with graphic novel-style pages for the action scenes that he imagines. A fine-don't-clean-your-room-but-you-have-to-deal-with-what-happens story, a la Mrs. Piggle Wiggle. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KimJD - LibraryThing
Grades 2-5 Even if kids aren't familiar with all the allusions to Indiana Jones, this hybrid graphic novel has a lot of guy appeal. Franklin Lorenzo Piccolini (aka Frankie Pickle) finds himself in ... Read full review