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This Newbery Honor-winning, hilarious Floridian adventure involves new kids, bullies, alligators, eco-warriors, pancakes, pint-sized owls, and more. A New York Times bestseller!Everybody loves Mother Paula’s pancakes. Everybody, that is, except the colony of cute but endangered owls that live on the building site of the new restaurant. Can the awkward new kid and his feral friend prank the pancake people out of town? Or is the owls’ fate cemented in pancake batter?“A wonderful tour de-force.” —The Boston Globe “A rollicking, righteous story.” —The Miami Herald “Yes, it is a hoot.”—The Washington Post
Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, befriends a mysterious boy who introduces him to potty-trained alligators, burrowing owls, and sparkly-tailed poisonous snakes.
Number of Pages: 292
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Nature + the Natural World / Environment, Animals / Birds
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Carl Hiaasen
Street Date: September 1, 2002
Item Number (DPCI): 247-00-2438
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