It’s a new month so I’m joined by Rab (@rabtales) and Emma (@emmakeane10) for a spooktacular Halloween episode that looks at all things horror and spooky-kooky in middle grade and young adult. Includes guest appearances by Dracula, Frankenstein, and a spooky ghost.

Big Kids Book Club Mid-Week Review: The Adventures of Captain Underpants The Big Kids Book Club Podcast

Hey, hey, hey! Welcome to our new podcast segment. We're calling it our MID-WEEK REVIEW!!! …. you know, because it's a book review… in the middle of the week? 😂📚🎙🎧 Each week, we're going to be reviewing a Middle Grade or Young Adult novel and giving you the scoop on whether it's any good! Our rating system is out of 5 stars with the following categories being looked at: Plot Pacing Characters Style Setting All the catergories are ranked from five, added together and divided by 5 to give a final rating! This week's episode features: —————————————– The Adventures of Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey Publisher: Scholastic Age Range: 7 – 11 Chapter Books Genre(s): Superhero Comedy  Page Count: 125 Star Rating:  4.2⭐(out of 5) For fans of: Marvel Rocket and Groot (Tom Angleberger/Egmont/Disney) & Dog Man (Dav Pilkey/Scholastic)
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Books talked about in this episode:
Something Wicked this Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
Coraline by Neil Gaiman
Skullduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy
Carrie by Stephen King
The Monsters of Rookhaven by Padraig Kenny
Potkins and Stubbs by Sophie Green


So sit back, relax, and get lost in a good book-ish podcast

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