Frankie Dupont and the Lemon Festival Fiasco by Julie Anne Grasso

14 May

frankie2Frankie Dupont and the Lemon Festival Fiasco

By Julie Anne Grasso

Illustrated by Alexander Avellino

100 pages – ages 8+

Published by  Julie Anne Grasso on March 29, 2015

Synopsis- Frankie Dupont, kid Private Investigator, is back in an all new adventure! When a teacher gives the head teacher at school a lemon meringue pie and he gets sick from it, Frankie Dupont gets suspicious! It all leads back to the mysterious Enderby Manor which is having a lemon festival but the lemon trees are dying! Frankie is on the case!

What I Thought- Frankie Dupont is a great series! (Read my review of book 1 HERE!)It really draws you into the book. Ms. Grasso has a whimsical writing style that makes the book fun to read. I like how she puts clues out in the story but makes the reader work to get them. The story makes a perfect mystery for young readers. It has just the right amount of twists, turns and suspense. Frankie is a great character that seems resourceful and like a good kid. This Early Chapter Book has several black-and-white illustrations scattered throughout the book. I thought they were nice, but wasn’t fond of them making Frankie look older than he is – but that was a minor thing. All in all, this book is marvelous! It is well-edited, well-written, and well-done – well, well, well! 🙂 Looking forward to book three!

I give Frankie Dupont and the Lemon Festival Fiasco 5 out of 5 bookworms!fivebooks

13 Responses to “Frankie Dupont and the Lemon Festival Fiasco by Julie Anne Grasso”

  1. Julie Grasso May 14, 2015 at 8:02 pm #

    Thanks so much for taking the time for Frankie, hurrah, a great review.

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  2. rnewman504 May 14, 2015 at 8:26 pm #

    Erik, Sounds like a great book! Will put it on my list. Terrific review!

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  3. S.W.Lothian | Author May 15, 2015 at 5:56 am #

    Great review as usual, Erik.

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  4. Catherine Johnson May 15, 2015 at 6:46 am #

    Looks fun!

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  5. stanleyandkatrina May 15, 2015 at 8:22 am #

    Yay! Congratulations, Julie!

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  6. Sue Morris @ KidLitReviews May 15, 2015 at 8:04 pm #

    Glad I am not the only one to thin Frankie looked a tad too old for his age. Maybe he is trying to look more the detective and less the kid?? Good review.

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