Kidsmomo Podcast #20: “Get In My Belly”

March 2nd, 2010 by

Drinks that let you fly. Applesauce that melts snow. Sushi made of candy. And foreign wax apples. Believe it or not, only two out of these four tasty treats are from books featured in our latest podcast, all about books involving food! Yes, that means the other two are for real! Which ones are which? You’ll just have to listen to find out:

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  • Oompa loompa doopity doo, we’ve got a mystery book for you!
  • Take a bite outta our Food book picks (The Chocolate Touch and Blue Moose)
  • A delicious review from YOU (This Book Is Not Good For You)
  • A kid-submitted story of a food fail

And don’t forget: our next theme is in honor of Women’s History Month! So check out these Girl Power books or send in a review of favorite super-girl read!

— Nancy and Karen

This Book Is Not Good For You by Pseudonymous Bosch

February 22nd, 2010 by

this-book-is-not-good-for-youReviewed by: Kate, Age 13 from Indiana

Rating: ★★★★½

This is the 3rd book of a series that is mostly from the point of veiw of Cassandra with some from her friends Max-Ernest and Yo-Yoji. Cass is the descendent of the Joker, who knew the secret to everlasting life. Cass and her friend are part of the society the Joker started: the Terces society that battles the Midnight Sun, who know the secret to long life. Cass’ mom is kidnapped by one of them, a half-blind cook who is searching for the recipe for the chocolate of time. Cass is captured too when she tries to save her mom, and they make her try the partialy done recipe, and she goes back in time to see the Joker but is brought back to present time before she can find out what the secret is.

Featured in "Get In My Belly!"

It falls on Max-Ernest to save them – with a samurai, for Yo-Yoji’s mind has transformed into one of his ancestors.
That’s it for now – I don’t want to spoil too much.