Review! Nanny X Returns by Madelyn Rosenberg

14 Aug

nannyx2Nanny X Returns

By Madelyn Rosenberg

128 pages – ages 8+

Will be Published by Holiday House on September 15, 2015

Synopsis- Ali, Jake, and their baby sister got excited when Nanny X walked through their doorway once more. After all, Nanny X was a secret agent with lots of cool gadgets, and she even let them help her on a case! But, all is normal now. After that case, Nanny X is now acting like… well, like a normal nanny. That is, until they find out about a criminal called the Angler. The Angler has threatened to destroy precious national treasures if a fish stature that was sent isn’t put up at the White House lawn. Will Nanny X and the kids save the day in time?

What I Thought– This was a really great sequel to Nanny X (see my review HERE)! Nanny X (the character) is a fun, slightly wacky, nanny who just so happens to be a secret government agent working for NAP (Nanny Action Patrol).  That’s just the icing on the cake. It was a nice touch to have siblings Ali and Jake get along (well, maybe not 100%, but realistically close 🙂 ). I really like Ms. Rosenberg’s writing style. It captures the essence of being a kid perfectly (it’s told from Jake and Ali’s point-of-view, every other chapter (Jake, then Ali, then Jake, etc.)). I really like this series. It has just enough realism to make you think that it could happen in real life. This is a great book and a good series for young readers!

I give this book five out of five bookworms!fivebooks

14 Responses to “Review! Nanny X Returns by Madelyn Rosenberg”

  1. julie rowan zoch August 14, 2015 at 8:57 pm #

    Nanny sounds like a fun character!


  2. Genevieve Petrillo August 14, 2015 at 9:01 pm #

    I need a Nanny X around here. Maybe she can use her secret agent skills to figure out where Mom hides al the treats…..

    Love and licks,


    • ThisKidReviewsBooks August 17, 2015 at 9:05 pm #

      If you can find her, maybe you can hire… The A-Team! *theme starts playing* 😉


  3. Darlene August 15, 2015 at 8:58 am #

    Isn´t it wonderful when the sequel doesn´t disappoint. Nanny X sound s like so much fun, all kids will love her.


  4. readingwithrhythm August 15, 2015 at 5:34 pm #

    This sounds like a pretty fun romp!!! I like romping!


  5. madelynrosenberg August 15, 2015 at 6:19 pm #

    Thanks a zillion, Erik! And thanks to everyone who commented, too!


    • ThisKidReviewsBooks August 17, 2015 at 9:10 pm #

      Thank YOU for sending the book and taking the time to comment, Ms. Rosenberg! 🙂


  6. Greg Pattridge August 17, 2015 at 7:56 am #

    I know several young readers who might enjoy this one. Thanks for featuring.


  7. Dr Niamh August 19, 2015 at 9:06 pm #

    I don’t think there are enough Nanny stories…being a Nana myself! But I do have a magic cape, and I can make magic happen whenever I like. And I do sometimes speak in riddles! Not to mention story-telling. But a Nanny who saves the world! Now there’s an ambition.


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