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Double Feature: The Traveling Restaurant and Stories of the Wild West Gang - Batch of Books
I can’t believe it has taken me over a month to finally start posting my Take Control of Your TBR Pile reviews. I’ve already posted a couple, but I have a lot more to go. In order to fit them all in and hopefully catch up (so that it doesn’t take a month after I’ve read something to post my review for it), I’m going to do double duty on some of these posts. Today I’m bringing you two middle grade books: The Traveling Restaurant and Stories of the Wild West Gang. The Traveling Restaurant by Barbara Else Age Range: 9 and up Series: None (I think) Hardcover: 304 pages Publisher: Gecko Press (January 1, 2012) Genre: Fantasy Source: Digital ARC from publisher via NetGalley My Rating: 3 of 5 stars About the Book: A pre-teen adventure/fantasy novel filled with colorful characters, and a highly likeable young hero. In the reign of Lady Gall (Provisional Monarch of Fontania), the word ‘magic’ is forbidden… When 12 year old Jasper Ludlow’s parents flee the city, he gets left behind and finds refuge on The Traveling Restaurant, a sailing ship captained by old Dr Rocket and crewed by feisty Polly. Jasper faces challenges, …