The Kooky Kids Club Blog Tour @RobbieYates

I have been beside myself with anticipation for Robbie Yates’ new book for middle-schoolers and then, just when I was supposed to upload, Word Press went all kooky instead!! My tech guys, WP tech team and I have been working hard to get it back up and running on my end and, finally, I think we have it!!  So, welcome to my stop on The Kooky Kids Club blog tour!

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Growing up I was a bit of a nerdy girl, an only child who was a bit too bookish to fit in anywhere, so when I started reading The Kooky Kids Club, I immediately fell in love with darling Maxine, the heroine of the book. Maxine is very smart and a little bit quirky. Making friends isn’t something that comes easily for her. However, one day she receives a mysterious note:

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Finally a chance for Maxine to begin making friends with kids who are “kooky” like her. Suddenly, however, her teacher goes missing! Adults don’t seem to notice or care but Maxine enlists the help of the Kooky Kids Club and if anyone can find the teacher, it’s them!

Robbie Yates, simply told, is one of my favorite kids’ book authors. His writing is perfect for tweens who need a little excitement and whole lot of humor to keep their interest. This book does exactly that, with a few excellent moral implications thrown in for good measure. The bottom line is, we all have our quirks but generally they are assets, not detriments, and this is precisely the type of message we hope to send to our kids who muddling through the tween years of middle school. The Kooky Kids Club is perfect and would make one very excellent holiday gift for the tweens in your life – or a teacher or two. Thank you, Robbie, for another amazing book!

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Robbie Yates in an author from Melbourne, Australia. He likes cocoa, cheeky poetry, and eating all of the red jellybeans before anybody else can get to them.
In his free time, Robbie likes to read ridiculous and wacky kids’ fiction. He also likes practical jokes and terrible puns. I just love a guy who is so mysterious, don’t you?

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Thanks so much to Shalini @DigitalReadsBlogTours for allowing me to be part of this very kooky, quirky and FUN blog tour! You can read more, and most likely better, reviews this week at all of the wonderful blogs listed below.

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One Very Odd Teacher by @Robbie_b_Yates

Every child remembers a teacher who was a little bizarre, prickly or ill-tempered. Some teachers, though, are very odd indeed, and warrant some closer attention…

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Today I am thrilled to be one of the stops on a fantastic Blog Tour featuring this adorable book, One Very Odd Teacher by Robbie Yates.

The humming noise got louder. Adam willed himself to focus. He had to finish his math test.
Suddenly, the noise became unbearable. He glanced up.
Mrs. Murphy was inches away, leaning over another kid’s desk. Was the noise coming from her?

If you follow my blog or reviews, you know that I adore children’s books almost as much as I love suspense/thrillers. What I’ve never read, at least in years, are books targeting middle school age kids. That all changed when I got my copy of One Very Odd Teacher. I devoured it, literally not setting it aside from beginning to end!

Adam is not the best student but he is one of the most brightest. When he begins to suspect that his teacher is acting odd, most of his friends and his parents instead think it might be Adam who behaving strangely; after all, that’s what he does. Soon Adam is actually documenting the peculiarities of his teacher and his best friend finally starts to see – and hear – the teacher’s oddities. They decide to do a little investigating of their own outside of school hours and, of course, mayhem ensues.

Robbie Yates has a wicked sense of humor and I found myself laughing out loud throughout the book. I consider myself to be, you know, a serious kind of reader so I was fairly shocked at how very much I loved the book, adored Adam and loved the antics into which he finds himself. I can only imagine how much a kid will love this book! There are phrases, self-deprecating banter and puns that will keep any reader engaged with the story. There’s a even a very good lesson to all deftly hidden within the message of the book.

I would highly recommend One Very Odd Teacher regardless of your age but especially if you have a pre-teen. It is One Very Terrific Book! Oh, and for the record, I usually comment on the things that I learn from books and, yes, I learned something new! For all of my very perfect, high marks in English Grammar throughout high school and at university, I never learned what a sibilant was! No, seriously! Americans come up with all of these rules that kids are forced to learn regarding the adding of “s” and/or “es” to a word. Yet, all along there was a very simple definition! <slap my forehead> If only I had this book when I was in junior high school! 😉 Thank you Robbie!

You can find your copy at Amazon where is FREE for Kindle Unlimited folks. There also is a paperback copy available which I must own!

This tour is brought to you by one heck of great digi blog tour resource:

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Thank you, Shalini, for making me part of the fun!

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Robbie Yates – I know, right? You know already that he is going to fun just from his photo! Yates is an author from Melbourne, Australia. He likes cocoa, cheeky poetry, and eating all of the red jellybeans before anybody else can get to them.
In his free time, Robbie likes to read ridiculous and wacky kids’ fiction. He also likes practical jokes and terrible puns. If you have not experienced Robbie’s poetry then you should run, don’t walk, over to his blog right now and read it. 🙂 The rest of your day will be brighter if you do.

You can learn about Yates at any of the following links:

Amazon Author Central page
Author’s Website
Facebook
Twitter
Goodreads

There are many more stops on the tour over the next few days and I hope you will check out all of these terrific reviews!

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