Dustin Grubbs: Take Two!

Published by Little, Brown & Company

"The giggles never stop..."



DAD: Well? Did you knock their socks off?

DG: Not exactly. It all went by so fast.

DAD: So...chalk it up to experience. You've got your first big professional audition under your belt. How many sixth-graders can say that?"

DG: Dad, I'm in seventh.

I was still catching my breath from the overwhelming-ness of the whole thing when the double doors flew open and the cameraman sprinted over to me. "Dustin Grubbs, right? They need to talk to you for a second."

I locked eyes with Dad. No words were uttered but we could read each other's thought bubbles. They both said: "!!!"


Praise for Dustin Grubbs: Take Two...

"'Dustin, help me find your father's head.' With an opening line like that, how could you not want to read on? A hilarious novel...a perfect choice--even for the most reluctant readers."

- Children's Literature

"...believable characters, witty conversations, and a satisfying conclusion." - School Library Journal

"The giggles never stop no matter what Dustin does, with snappy dialogue coming from every character. Great fun for kids who like to laugh."

- Kirkus Reviews


"Bonk has another winner on his hands. The bad puns, Dustin's hilarious sarcastic voice, and the author's incredible imagination are irresistible. I guarantee that once you pick this book up, you won't be able to put it down..."

- TeensReadToo.com

"Dustin's interactions with his family, as well as his attempts to make peace between the drama students and athletes, reveal the complexity behind his class-clown persona."

- The Horn Book Guide

"Crazy, wacky, funny..." - ChicagoParent.com