Bad Guy

How fun to pretend to be a Bad Guy! Though the main character may tell you he’s not pretending and never once does he drop out of character. His seemingly unwilling sister 7dbf254da3b43cd9-BadGuy300.jpgbears the brunt of his bad guy antics, but the bad guy surprises me.

The library, for instance: I expected a bad guy to dislike the library but this bad guy tells us “I love the library. They have excellent books for bad guys. I got one about magic tricks, one about tying knots, and a cookbook.” These books figure into the plot as the perfectly believable bad guy schemes against his sister. What he doesn’t figure on is his sister’s revenge. A funny and happy twist ending completes this perfectly executed and unpredictable book, written by Hannah Barnaby and illustrated by Mike Yamada.

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