Wonkenstein (The Creature From My Closet #1)
Twelve-year-old underachiever Rob has better things to do than read. His parents give him lots of books but most of them just end up in the messy pile of junk he keeps locked in his closet that once doubled as a makeshift science laboratory. One day, Rob hears weird sounds coming from behind his closet door and discovers a funny little creature that seems to be a cross b
Robert has this great, big closet that he soon discovers is a fabulous place for storing things, stashing things, especially when it comes time to "clean".
However, one day a "little man" comes out of his closet. He half grunts, half talks about "Charlie". If only Robert had read some of his books he'd understand that ...more
June Cleaver's ratings: Language PG; Nudity G; Sexual Conten ...more
Rob's dad brings home a closet door from Goodwill for Rob's closet. It even has a weird handle that has a strange man's face on it. Rob throws everything into his closet - including his chemistry set, playdough, and books he never reads, and shuts the door.
One day a weird creature emerges from the closet. He ...more
It is quirky and original.
It is a middle grade book told through words and pictures.
It is a fantastic way to spend a few hours.
Wonka and Frankensteins monster blended together.
Very, very funny.
I highly recommend it.
An adventure developes when a character hybrid emerges from the closet, leading Robert to turn to books for a better understanding of his new companion.
The pictures were fun and I found myself laughing more than once. I didn't think I'd want to read the next book, but now I'm curious as to what kind of trouble the next creature from the closet will get into.