The Cuckoo Clock of Doom (Goosebumps #28)
When his father brings home an antique cuckoo clock, Michael is cautioned not to touch it, but he turns back the hands and suddenly he is getting younger by the minute--a year younger to be exact. Ages 9-12.
Now you know why I did the terrible thing that I did.
Anyone in my place would have done the same.
Wow, I really liked this book!
Michael is twelve and his seven-year-old sister Tara is demon spawn. She makes his life miserable, deliberately humiliating him, physically hurting him, lying to their parents about him, and getting him beaten up by other kids. I mean, she is really evil. She even tortures the family cat.
Michael can never tell anyone what is going on ...more
The Cuckoo Clock of Doom by R.L. Stine is a great suspenseful children novel, That I wanted to have a fun review for my last goodreads review. For my final book review for the 8th grader.
The characters of this book are Micheal,Tara (his sister),mona,and his mom and dad. The first half of this book tell how bad Tara treat him and makes you generally hates her but when his dad gets a cuckoo clock that said its magic. Tara scares Mike but hiding in it. But his dad gets mad and tells her to don' ...more
Unfortunately, Michae ...more
Oh, I just love Tara. I'd hate her for my sister, but shes a book star, annoying, but entertaining. Anyways. I'm guessing RL wrote this book when he was in a better mood, because this one was better than the previous three in the series. As an author I can say that creativity comes out when you are in a good mood. The last three looked like RL was going through a divorce or something, just wasn't much effort put into them. This one was much different and much better. ...more
A wholesome read for all ages! :DR.L. Stine
The premise of this book is simple yet entertaining. Twelve-year-old Mike Webster has a REALLY, REALLY evil sister called Tara. She ruins pretty much everything he does. She also ruins his birthday, gets him seen in his undies by his crush, and gets him beat up.
So when his father gets a new cuckoo clock from the Black Forest of Germany, he sees it as a perfect chance to ...more
Sure, all these books (and the parallel series of romantic books for young girls that were marketed together, at least in Italy and when I was young) are rather stupid in hindsight. But when I was 10, they were fun and I shall rate accordingly!!
The only thing that was alway kind of weird ab ...more
Michael Webster always seems to be getting into trouble, and he knows why: his bratty little sister, Tara, who seems to have no problem getting his parents to believe whatever she says. Michael's Dad order's a grandfather clock, and tells the family that he was told by the shopkeeper that there is an error on the clock. He firmly tells Michael and Tara that they are both not to touch the clock, but Tara does, and gets caught, prompting Michael to further get her in trouble, so he goes and change ...more
R. L. Stine b ...more