CHESTER JONES by Barbee Oliver Carleton


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Magic all around-- a magic rug, a dinosaur who grows out of the soil, magic fertilizer, a professor who produces fog, and a captain with supernatural powers-- adds up to too much to take all at once. Chester Jones, an ordinary lad, riding nonchalantly through town on his dinosaur, conjures up a comical picture. But the hodge-podge of adventures heaped on top of each other are narrated with equal emphasis which becomes tiresome. By the author of The Secret of Saturday Cove (1961, p. 13, J-13), she swings over to fantasy with too little restraint.

Pub Date: Sept. 16th, 1963
Publisher: Holt, Rinehart & Winston