“Raymond, I want you!” Just when Raymond is in the middle of a comic book, his mother calls him. Not once but five times. “It's not fair!” Raymond thinks. Then he thinks: “What if I had my own MEANWHILE...?” Comic books always use MEANWHILE... to change the scene. So Raymond tries writing it on the wall behind his bed.
To his astonishment, Raymond discovers that he can MEANWHILE...from one perilous adventure to another'from pirates on the high seas, to Martians in outer space, to a posse and a mountain lion out West. Then, at the worst possible moment, Raymond's MEANWHILE... fails him, leaving him in a spot that spells certain doom! Unless . . .
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lmcswe1 - LibraryThing
The thing I liked best about this book were the illustrations. They were laid out in the style of a comic, and considering the main character, Raymond, was described as moving throughout different ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - RachelBowers - LibraryThing
I would use this book in the classroom as an example of a way to write your own story. It is a great example of how far your imagination can take you while sharing the lesson that the grass isn't always greener on the other side. Read full review