WISHWORKS, INC. by Stephanie Tolan

March 27, 2009 at 5:23 pm Leave a comment

wishworksBe very sure about what you wish for. Max thought the only thing he really wanted was a dog. His imaginary dog King was a pro that could chase and catch the bad guys and save the world. Max’s real world was far from ideal. His parents were recently divorced. School was had bullies who grabbed his lunch and make his life miserable. A dog, a dog like King would solve these problems and fix those bullies. In his imaginary Adventure Time, Max’s finds a new place; a store with all kinds of toys in the window called Wishworks, Inc. Inside, the proprietor tells him to make a wish that is guaranteed to come true. Max wishes for a real dog. And then Goldie enters his life. She is nothing like King. Goldie is ugly, smelly, untrained, and hyperactive. Max learns how to deal with a dog that is less than ideal and makes a friend in the process. This is a fast-paced chapter book that will appeal to children who like to daydream and who love animals.

J-Fic  Recommended- Lillian Hecker (Pelham)

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