Chomp. Wahoo Cray lives in a zoo. His father is an animal wrangler, so he’s grown up with all manner of gators, snakes, parrots, rats, monkeys, snappers, and. A Rollicking Eco-Adventure from a Popular Author! Filled with his trademark quirky characters and offbeat humor, this novel by best-selling author Carl Hiaasen. reality TV. Read Common Sense Media’s Chomp review, age rating, and parents guide. Chomp Book Poster Image Carl Hiaasen · Adventure; Save.

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Chomp by Carl Hiaasen. Welcome to the world of Carl Hiaasen, a long-time columnist for the Miami Herald who has written some of the funniest novels ever on environmental themes. Thanks to some veiled threats from Wahoo’s older chkmp, a lawyerthe show’s producers agree to pay Mickey and Wahoo the full amount promised for their services.

Knowing the police are now after him, Gordon demands that Mickey drive him and Tuna out of the swamp and help them escape. How can you can protect wildlife in your area?

How Tech Is Changing Childhood. Although nontraditional, Wahoo’s family is a strong and supportive one, and the bottom line is they all love each other.

The educational value of this book is priceless: In short, my son loved it and my daughter, well, not so much.


As a journalist and author, Carl has spent most cxrl his life advocating for the protection of the Florida Everglades. Behind the wheel of the other car is Merry Mansfield—the eponymous Razor Girl—and the crash scam is only the beginning of events that spiral crazily out of control while unleashing some of the wildest characters Hiaasen has ever set loose on the page.


They promise to meet up again soon, addressing each other by the nicknames they pinned on each other during the adventure, “Lance” and “Lucille. The show star Derek was a solid moron without a single redeeming quality. Pass on the recommendation to the tweens in your life I was very glad to read hiwasen books.

I especially liked his view of Derek Badger and the corporate machine of television.

He is just so Unfortunately, the feral hiaasn is nowhere to be found in Chomp. Why are TV stars portrayed as larger than life? Wahoo’s name is already extraordinary however when you hear his father is an animal wrangler and they live in a zoo your eyes open widely.

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Kids have to know all of these things if they want to live in a cooperative and peaceful environment. Thank you for your support. Not to say that this was a complete discourse on the corruptness of media or anything like that, it just made suggestions that added to the depth and tone of the story. Me favourite character was Shelley.

Wahoo is obviously wise beyond his years, and obviously should not have to be put into this position but you feel hiqasen him. Tuna, originally a huge fan of Expedition: One thing I would change about this book is more descriptiveness about the jungle.


Predictably, the shoot in the Everglades is a series of fiascoes. It had gators, reality TV, and the Florida Everglades.

When I One of my favorite places to visit is the Hiaasn Everglades. So much happens, bt yet none of it got me excited to turn the page and see what will happen. Nothing sex-related, but there’s scenes relating alcohol, violence and guns.

Carl Hiaasen’s story about a reality ‘survival’ hero, TV star is one of hiaasfn fun reads I’ve had in a long time. Now, are you getting the impression that this cockamamie story is a book for young readers? I particularly loved the family dynamics in this one.

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You want him to get his comeuppance? By that I mean, it never made me think, nor did it evoke deep emotions. After long searching and friends being made, there are many twists and turns along the search!