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Invisible Inkling: Dangerous Pumpkins (Invisible Inkling #2)

4.02 of 5 stars 4.02  ·  rating details  ·  51 ratings  ·  17 reviews
It’s Halloween in Emily Jenkins’s Dangerous Pumpkins, the second title in the chapter-book series about a Brooklyn fourth grader and his invisible furry pal.

Hank Wolowitz hates Halloween. Every year his older sister, Nadia, scares him half to death. But Hank’s invisible bandapat, Inkling, loves Halloween. Pumpkins are his favorite food. Hank has serious trouble stopping In
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published July 24th 2012 by Balzer + Bray
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Crystal (Kris)
This is a fun Halloween read. Hank has an invisible, very real, friend (Invisible Inkling) who is alway sgetting him into troubles because of his deep love for pumpkins. Because no one else can see Inkling, Hank often gets into easily misunderstood situations as he cleans up after Inkling's messes. Readers will laugh at Hank's predicaments even as they are able to relate to him with regards to how he's treated by others, his relationship issues with family and friends, and dealing with it all.

Hank is just your normal 4th grader, but Hank hates Halloween. Every year, when his parents pick the Halloween ice cream flavor for their ice cream shop, they never listen to Hank's ideas, but they always listen to his 16 year-old sister Nadia's. And they always make him go trick-or-treating with Nadia. The last couple of years Nadia and her friends have scared Hank and then taken all of his candy. This is why Hank hates Halloween. He's hoping that this year will be different though, last year h ...more
Mundie Moms & Mundie Kids
This a fun Halloween read following the misadventures of 4th grader of Henry Wolowitz, and his pumpkin eating invisible Inkling. Unfortunately for Henry, his invisible pet has discovered how delicious pumpkins are, and this not only spells trouble for Henry, it gets him into a situation or two that only his Inkling can get him out of. I think this a Halloween read readers in second grade and up will enjoy. They'll laugh along with the different situations Henry finds himself in, how he gets out ...more
My Review: Invisible Inkling Dangerous pumpkins is a story revolving around Hank and his invisible pet bandipat the Inkling who loves to eat pumpkins. Hank must try to prevent Inkling from eating the neighborhood’s Jack- O’-Lanterns.

Hank is also not a fan of Halloween because of his sister Nadia's yearly scare. To him Halloween brings out the evil in her. She and her friends like to scare him and he didn’t find it funny at all. Hank is planning his revenge on Nadia while Inkling is taking action

It's Halloween and Inkling (the invisible bandapat) is overwhelmed. Pumpkins, his favorite squash of all, are appearing everywhere- including some on the kitchen table. Unfortunately, these pumpkins belong to other people (including Hank's older sister Nadia) and as Hank learns, it's as difficult to keep Inkling from eating pumpkins as it is to get his dad to make one of his specialty icecream flavors. With no one to trick-or-treat with, no Loose Tooth icecream, and a crazed bandapat- not to men
I read Invisible Inkling: Dangerous Pumpkins with my seven-year old son. I was desperate to read something other than ninja books at bedtime, and being that Halloween is around the corner, decided that this would be good for bedtime reading since it's not a spooky story.

Invisible Inkling was a very funny story, revolving around Hank and his invisibile pet bandapat, Inkling, Inkling was adorable, even when he got Hank in trouble with his family. My son and I laughed many times reading the story,
Connor Doyle
This book was about a boy with an invisible bandapat as a friend named inkling. It was good because it funny and kind of weird. The best part of the book was the end, because it had a good ending. This the sequel to Invisible Inkling.
Friends, I have Halloween fever. Seriously, every time I go to the store I want to buy all of the holiday things. I also want to read all of the Halloween books and review them. Lucky for me, some are super short, super fun and fit perfectly into my schedule. Invisible Inkling: Dangerous Pumpkins by Emily Jenkins (dear readers, you may know her better as E.Lockhart) was an adorable Halloween read, that while not exactly scary by any means, was totally heartwarming.
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Another excellent offering in the Invisible Inkling chapter book series about Hank Wolowitz and his invisible (not imaginary!) bandipat friend. Once again, Hank is a sympathetic character who is beset by woes, such as how to keep Inkling from devouring his favorite food (pumpkins!) during the Halloween season, how to keep his older sister from scaring him, and how to convince his father to feature one of Hank's special seasonal flavors at the family ice cream shop. As usual, Inkling has a plan a ...more
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The Invisible Bandapat is a reasonable, addition to the usual 4th-5th grade lighthearted family issues story. Like many other tween/young teen books it starts out with a 9-12 year old with a humorous problem that he can't share with his family and friends, and hijinks ensue. Nothing much outside the formula, but not entirely predictable.
we are longtime Emily Jenkins fans but somehow missed this new series (and then we actually started with this one which is book 2, oops). HIGHLY recommeded - a very fun read for me and my 7yo with a lot of depth too. It inspired us to revive our 2-person book club after having been on hiatus a while. cant wait to surprise her with #1!
Lauren Soucy
This is a great realistic fiction book. I think many readers will identify with Hank. The only problem is the invisible bandapat. It was really hard for me to get past it as a real thing, not an imaginary friend. But I think students will think it's funny and be more accepting of that part of the story.
The Styling Librarian
Really cute follow up to Invisible Inkling, could be a stand alone as well. Great introduction into other Emily Jenkins books. Nice that it is from the boy's point of view.
I liked it because it was funny when Inkling smashed the pumpkin. I like how Inkling and Hank are friends.
Boy laughed out loud while we read this.
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