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I 'spy' the perfect present
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
0.0
Reader reviewed by Donna Johnson

I was looking for the perfect Christmas present for my children's kindle-and I found it! This book will capture the attention and imagination of a wide variety of readers. I guarantee it will have you and your kids laughing out loud. I read it in a few days and LOVED it. Throm's dad has gone missing. After some digging, Throm learns that his dad's top secret mission might've went wrong while he was trying to take down an art thief. What's a twelve year boy supposed to do when being a secret spy runs in his DNA? He engages on `his own action-packed mission' taking on the identity of his dad who happens to be a royal spy. And what fun would a mission be without two hilarious side kicks-his best friend, Danny, and Danny's sister, Hilly? They become the masters of disguise and use their sharp wit and charm to obtain clues that lead them closer to Throm's dad. This hilarious adventure eventually leads them to Ireland-the ever splendid Emerald Isle, land of endless green. They're taken on all kinds of different twists and turns along the way, even tangling with dangerous villains. The way they gather intelligence and travel incognito gives James Bond 007 a run for his money. I couldn't stop laughing the entire time because these characters are so darn funny and the situations they get themselves into are hysterical. This author has mastered the art of telling stories that are enjoyable to children and adults alike. All I can say is that I'm hooked.
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