Jinx s constant collision with Fate and the Universe The final chapters are a glorious tumble of climactical events which bring the reader to a breathless conclusion I really enjoyed this book and recommend to readers 9 Strong id characters what was especially refreshing about it was that the hero is a boy in a wheelchair Very empowering for disabled ids about how he tries to be independent as much as possible Super fun to read with a uirky sense of humour throughout And much than that loveable refreshingly unconventional characters with eually strong ideals I recommend this to ids 9 12 and can t wait to read the seuel A must read for 7 12 s Fabulous fun and the age old but freshly done battle between good and evil Loved it A middle grade book for all ages Wood takes us on an adventure of a boy who maybe dependent on his wheel chair for transport but hasn t let that stop him and a girl who has uite a gift for exploding engineering conceptsThe characters are well rounded and likeable making this a book for both boys and girls challenging stereotypes and providing us with unlikely heroes They are written in a way that the reader s imagination can take hold of the story and this makes it visually appealing as wellThe story line is fast and actioned pace making reading interesting and vibrant Not too scary full of humour and straight to the pointLoved itGreat for age years 9 and up. T on thirteen year old Callum McCullock and his two best friends Sophie and Jinx The trio vow to destroy the brain sucker And nothing will stop the.
Essages about friendship Lots of fun Callum McCullock has the coolest wheelchair you could hope for The Thunderkit X5 All Terrain has a 5 wheel set up nitrogen gas shock absorbers and a retractable wheel design for uphill and downhill work And it looks coolCallum was born with a spine defect His legs make his jeans look good as he s uick to point out but they re useless for anything else But Callum is no victim In fact he s so fiercely independent both his best friends Sophie and the permanently bad luck challenged Jinx Patterson now better than to try and do things for him As a result he has fantastic upper body strength something the reader becomes and aware of as the story developsCallum lives with his fabulous grandmother Rose whose custody of Callum is being uestioned But the Welfare Department is not the only threat to their future together Lester Smythe is on the loose armed with a brain sucking device that extracts the green blobs of goodness from his victim s heads All Lester has to do is find a way of destroying all these lovely green blobs and he will turn everyone in the world into as evil a person as himself And Callum Sophie and Jinx are the only people who can stop himGlenn Wood has written a fast moving thriller for 9 12 year olds replete with great if improbable technology thanks to the smart and stroppy Sophie and some hilarious and bruising disasters triggered by. N sucking machine that removes the goodness from its victims and he intends to use it to rid the world of all human indness But Lester didn't coun.
I wrote it so I may be a tiny bit biased in my review Probably 35it s a novel idea and allows the author to insert scientific and pseudo scientific principles and some fun as well as threats it felt a bit forced and I skipped to the end Children might like it better Sometimes creepy sometimes funny but a good action packed read for intermediate aged boys The intrepid trio of Callum Sophie and Jinx make an inspiring team and I d like to see them featured in another book More comments in my blog on my Goodreads Author Page A creative zany adventure awaits middle grade readers in The Brain Sucker by Glenn WoodCallum McCullock is a disabled boy living with his grandmother Rose When demented scientist Lester Smythe s plot to eradicate goodness from the world puts Rose in danger Callum and his good friends Sophie and Jinx band together to defeat his evil planThere is so much to enjoy in this novel the well developed characters the neat inventions the antics of Lester s bumbling thugs the craziness caused by Jinx little problem and so much Wood definitely Setting Them Straight: You CAN Do Something About Bigotry and Homophobia in Your Life knows how to create a story this age group will love There areids in the roles of heroes a battle between good and evil humor and the love of fa This children s book is about a wheelchair bound boy and his two friends who take on the evil man who is sucking the goodness out of children s brains It has plenty of action and some nice How would you act if part of your personality was stolen with a brain sucking machineLester Smythe has a black heart He's invented a dangerous brai.