Phantom of the Water Park:Wiley & Grampa's Creature Features
Little, Brown & Co., 2008 (2008)
Reviewed by Hilary Williamson
iley & Grampa's Creature Features
- that showcase hilarious capers and include such exciting seasonal escapades as
Dracula vs. Grampa
Grampa's Zombie BBQ
Night of the Living Eggnog
- now explode into summertime fun in
Phantom of the Water Park
. Kirk Scroggs warns readers to '
Hold on to your swim trunks!
ust as a '
horrible heat wave
' hits Gingham County, Wiley sees a tantalizing waterpark commercial for '
forty acres of liquid fun
' where they can '
beat the heat
'. Wiley, Grampa, Gramma and Merle (smuggled in by Gramma) enjoy killer rides, including Hammerhead Mountain, where they're chased by a robo shark with razor sharp teeth (is something strange afoot and was the robo malfunction caused by the shadowy figure Wiley spied lurking?)
f course they set out to expose the
, but not before trying the
Nacho Xtreme ride, rescuing the catnapped Merle, and shutting down (temporarily) a pernicious crawdad-morphing device named C.R.U.D. (don't ask!) As always, Kirk Scroggs offers super-silly fun for chapter book readers.
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