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Kids Fiction
Reader reviewed by Julie M. Prince

For those book lovers who favor Wimpy Kid, here's another comic/sketchbook style tale you can sink your teeth into.

10-year-old Aldo Zelnick uses the new sketchbook his grandmother, Goosy, gave him to narrate his summer activities--from avoiding baseball practice to swimming pool contests with his best friend.

Although his activities seem like the every day norm, Aldo manages mischief that keeps readers smiling...including the GIRL who found the secret hiding place in which he keeps his book. And she actually DREW in his own personal sketchbook!

Packed with humor and relatable to any adolescent boy, Artsy Fartsy is well worth a trip to the bookstore, even for the most reluctant of readers!

Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
0.0
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Wimpy Kid Fans Take Heart!

Reader reviewed by Julie M. Prince

For those book lovers who favor Wimpy Kid, here's another comic/sketchbook style tale you can sink your teeth into.

10-year-old Aldo Zelnick uses the new sketchbook his grandmother, Goosy, gave him to narrate his summer activities--from avoiding baseball practice to swimming pool contests with his best friend.

Although his activities seem like the every day norm, Aldo manages mischief that keeps readers smiling...including the GIRL who found the secret hiding place in which he keeps his book. And she actually DREW in his own personal sketchbook!

Packed with humor and relatable to any adolescent boy, Artsy Fartsy is well worth a trip to the bookstore, even for the most reluctant of readers!

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