Reviewed by Melanie on July 14, 2017
I downloaded this from Overdrive to listen to with my kids when taking them to riding lessons, to the library, and all the other great places mom’s get to chauffeur their children to. The story is about Kyle, and his adventure through the brand new public library.
I can certainly understand how the book is considered a cross between Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and A Night in the Museum. The descriptions not only of the characters, but the library really helped myself and my children have a great understanding of what the library looks like, and we easily imagined ourselves walking around with Kyle and his friends.
Overall I enjoyed the book and the puzzles within. The great thing about listening to a book, or reading one like this with your children is that you get to hear their reactions– gasps at near misses, cheers when the nice guy isn’t eliminated — but you also get to travel through the story with them, gasping and cheering at the same things.