This quirky, imaginative tale about creative thought and the power of words will have readers inventing their own words. Brian Selznick's black-and-white illustrations enhance the humor in this unforgettable story.
The idea about the word "Frindle" was marvelous, and the competition between the teacher and the students were really amazing, maybe it's because I'm a student too. You know, sometimes challenging teachers is fun. I haven't tried the tricks that Nick played on his teachers before, but just reading them thrilled me....Continua
Nick is ornery. Smart, but ornery. He has a history of organizing "disasters" at school. Fifth grade is no different as he takes on the hardnosed language arts teacher, Mrs. Granger.
She loves the dictionary and wields it as a punishment. Nick counters and the fun begins. But fun has a way of getting away from Nick and his contribution soon becomes a burden.
But like all good stories, this has a happy ending. It's a page turner....Continua