Chomp has ratings and reviews. John said: First, please understand, my rating of a book is based on how it affects me, nothing else. A book. reality TV. Read Common Sense Media’s Chomp review, age rating, and parents guide. Chomp Book Poster Image Carl Hiaasen · Adventure; Save. Discover the funny side of Florida with #1 New York Times bestselling author Carl Hiaasen in this collection of four books: Hoot, Flush, Scat and Chomp.

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The adults on board are a mix of principled and venal, but nothing as crazy wild huaasen is the norm for some of Hiaasen’s adult books. The highlight was getting to hold a live alligator. Respect for animals, the absolute unacceptability of child abuse and what to do about it and the inside story of documentary film making are all themes explored in this great book for tweeners and above.

I would recommend this book to readers it’s a nice starting point to talk about child and substance abuse and what to do if they suspect a friend is in trouble. I was very hesitant to try this.

Derek goes missing in a storm. He intervenes with clients, since his dad isn’t “a people person. My 10 year old is a challenged reader who is about two grade levels behind. They’ve only been on location in the Everglades for a day before Derek gets bitten by a bat and goes missing in a storm. Just ask Wahoo about his thumb!

He not only truly cares about the animals but about people. I ordered 5 copies and they all came in brand new condition. View all 4 comments. Their backyard is full xarl fun—from turtles to snakes to alligators. Haha…It was fun to hear them talk about all the animals like family.


This book has action, humor, and well written crazy characters. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Chomp is about a father Mickey Cray and son Wahoo Cray and their adventure on a reality series called “Expedition Survival! Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Preview — Chomp by Carl Hiaasen. In true Hiaasen fashion, things go downhill for cwrl poser pretty quickly after that. The c My son came home dying to read this book after the school librarian showcased it at hoaasen.


Hiaasen creates brave but realistic kid characters who manage to solve problems and help set things right. His portrayal of Derek Badger was fantastic, but he really made Mickey Cray become someone I wanted to get to know. Be the first to discover new talent! I sped though the book and was happy with the nice solid ending that wrapped everything up. This poignant novel is one of the best around. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Learn how we rate. Maybe I was to busy getting the best experiences from it! Naked Came the Manatee Mar 27, Minutes Middle Grade 10 and up. Search parties head out and promptly get lost themselves. Derek bullies everyone on his show into doing what he wants. Wahoo’s friend Tuna comes with them because her father who is a drunk who gave her a black eye. From the Hardcover edition. Showing of reviews.

Me favourite character was Shelley. I loved the setting with all of the animals and Derek Badger the fake survivalist and his rea Chomp by Carl Hiaasen follows Wahoo a boy whose father is an animal wrangler. What I love about Carl Hiassen is though he writes funny books, he never uses stupid, goody or extremely childish humor.


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Chomp by Carl Hiaasen

Younger children will chomo uncomfortable with such a mean dad. I would recommend this book, but I also would like to warn anyone whom is planning to read this, that this book is a slow read and also falls short on excitement. I think it’s easy to make middle grade books rather chojp in the emotion department, but Hiaasen definitely touches on darker themes that are engaging and thought-provoking.

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His previous three, also about Florida wildlife, are HootFlush and Scat. Chomp in particular should be required reading in high school or college. Wahoo and his Dad are so used to the scratches, tangles and chomps from the animals.

I thought the characters were a bit predictable, and a little cliche, but my son really enjoyed the book and it was fun hearing him ask for it each night. To complicate matters, Wahoo’s schoolmate Tuna joins them to escape her abusive father.

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