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Casper Candlewacks in Death by Pigeon! (Casper Candlewacks #1)

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Most villages have an idiot but Casper's village is full of them. So being bright makes poor Casper something of an outsider. When famous magician the Great Tiramisu curse the village, Casper's father is blamed and sentenced to death by pigeon. It's up to Casper to reverse the curse and save the day.
Paperback, 229 pages
Published April 1st 2011 by HarperCollins Children's Books
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Tim Roast
Mar 06, 2012 Tim Roast rated it it was amazing
I got this book because the title and the blurb intrigued me. It sounded like the book was totally off-the-wall, and something I would enjoy.

After reading the book I wasn’t disappointed. The author was able to keep a certain zaniness throughout the whole book whilst still maintaining a plot which went a little something like this:

Casper Candlewacks, an 11-year-old boy, lives in a village Corne-on-the-Kobb with his family. His dad is the chef at the restaurant. One day the world-famous Italian ma
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Feb 15, 2013 Alison rated it really liked it
More in the same vein as Jeremy Strong, Philip Ardagh, A.F. Harrold, David Walliams. Good silly humour that appeals to kids around 8-9.
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