JUDY MOODY AND FRIENDS: PRANK YOU VERY MUCH, by Megan McDonald and Erwin Madrid, Candlewick, March 10, 2020, Hardcover $12.99 and Paperback $4.99 (ages 4-6)
Prankenstein strikes again! The Summer Science Showdown is just around the corner, and Stink is positive that he has the recipe for a winning entry.
Judy takes one look at her busy brainiac brother and sees a situation ripe for a little mischief! Everyone knows that Judy has never met a practical joke she doesn’t like, and soon the Princess of Pranks is cooking up a recipe of her own. —Synopsis provided by Candlewick
My 6-year-old has been eyeing the stack of Judy Moody books sitting on our bookshelf for two years. She’s almost ready for them, but not quite yet.
Prank You Very Much is the first book we’ve read in the Judy Moody and Friends series (there are 12 so far), but my daughter is hooked. This series is perfect for newly independent readers. I was able to hand it off without any worries, and the giggles coming from the other room confirmed that it’s an engaging and entertaining read.
A few notes from my 6-year-old — “It’s so funny! The hand in the toilet prank is the best. I love the pictures.”
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