Thursday, August 15, 2013

Blog Tour: Charlie Bumpers VS. Teacher of the Year by Bill Harley BOOK REVIEW & GIVEAWAY (Ends Aug. 30)

It can't get any worse for Charlie Bumpers after he learns he has Mrs. Burke fourth grade. So what if she was Teacher of the Year the previous school year. That doesn't mean Charlie can't be afraid of the the one teacher who threatened to take away his recess for the rest of his life. After all, he didn't mean to hit her in the head with his shoe.

No matter how hard he tries, Charlie winds up doing something stupid instead. And with every stupid mistake, he's convinced Mrs. Burke dislikes him even more. However, Charlie learns that there is more to Mrs. Burke than just being strict. In doing so, he gets a glimpse of himself as others see him. 

Though predictable at times, young readers will have no problem relating to Charlie and will see the humor in Charlie's series of blunders. Will easily appeal to the elementary school boy. 

Rating:  Recommended ****

Publishing Information
Peachtree Publishing (Sept. 1, 2013)
160 pages
ISBN: 978-1-56145-732-8

This book can be purchased from the following retailers:

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    Be sure to check out the book trailer.

    Want to know more about Charlie Bumpers? Be sure to check author, Bill Harley's blog.

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    apple blossom said...

    watched the book trailer.

    Maria K said...

    I learned that Charlie Bumpers likes black shoes more than white shoes.

    Unknown said...

    I learned the Charlie is going into the fourth grade he has an older brother Matt, a younger sister Mabel he calls squid ? WHY??? a dog Ginger and his best friend is Tommy and he dread getting Mrs Burke as his teacher for fourth grade . This should be a great read..

    Carl Scott said...

    Thanks for the giveaway. When I visited the website I learned that Charlie admires Buck Meson the detective from Andromeda.

    ossmcalc said...

    "Bill Harley has the uncanny ability to reaffirm life for listeners, be they five or fifty. Humor, empathy, intelligence and reality all radiate from his work and from him." - Penguin Books

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