Chomp

Chomp

Downloadable Audiobook - 2012
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The hysterical #1 New York Times bestseller from Newbery honoree Carl Hiaasen featuring gators, snakes, bats that bite, and reality show hosts gone wild! When Wahoo Cray's dad—a professional animal wrangler—takes a job with a reality TV show called Expedition Survival!, Wahoo figures he'll have to do a bit of wrangling himself to keep his father from killing Derek Badger, the show's inept and egotistical star. But the job keeps getting more complicated: Derek Badger insists on using wild animals for his stunts; and Wahoo's acquired a shadow named Tuna—a girl who's sporting a shiner courtesy of her father and needs a place to hide out. They've only been on location in the Everglades for a day before Derek gets bitten by a bat and goes missing in a storm. Search parties head out and promptly get lost themselves. And then Tuna's dad shows up with a gun . . . It's anyone's guess who will actually survive Expedition Survival . . . "Only in Florida—and in the fiction of its native son Carl Hiaasen—does a dead iguana fall from a palm tree and kill somebody." — New York Post " Chomp is a delightful laugh-out-loud sendup of the surreality of TV that will be enjoyed by readers of all ages." — Los Angeles Times " Chomp shines in its humorous, subtle tweaks on pop culture. . . . The real satisfaction, however, is not so much in the book's humor but in its truth." — Time Out Chicago Kids From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: [S.I.] : Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group, 2012.
ISBN: 9780307916433
Branch Call Number: OverDrive eAudiobook
Additional Contributors: Van Der Beek, James
Overdrive Inc

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