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Elliott, David.
Cambridge : Candlewick, 2001.
IL 3-6, RL 4.1
ISBN  0763611735
When ten-year-old Roscoe Wizzle begins eating Jungle Drum burgers at the new fast food restaurant in town, he feels his prayers have been answered.  No more  nightly torment of mashed potatoes or tuna surprise, the only meals his parents can seem o rustle up.  But after six months of his nightly burgers and the mysterious disappearance of some of Roseville's children, Roscoe begins to suspect the restaurant's CEO of evil doings.  He is also beginning to feel a little different, a bit bug-eyed, changed in some way.  When Mr. Pinchbeck gives the word "transmogrify" as a bonus spelling word, the scary reality is right there, staring the entire class in the face.  With the help of his best friend Kinshasa Rosa Parks Boomer, Roscoe gets to the bottom of the evil plot and returns to feeling like himself.  This is a wacky, fun read by a New Hampshire author sure to engage many readers.  (New Hampshire Great Stone Face Committee)
SUBJECTS:     Science fiction.
                        Humorous stories.


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