Kirkus Star
THE KIRKUS STAR
Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit




Series: Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder


THE MAGICAL FRUIT by Jo Nesbø
Released: Oct. 29, 2013

"Another lighter-than-air exploit from Norway's best-selling novelist, buoyed by alimentary humor and occasional illustrations (the latter not seen). (Light fantasy. 9-11)"
Amid drama in both the sewers of Oslo and London's immense Wobbley Stadium, the intrepid trio that previously saved Legoland (Who Cut the Cheese?, 2011) tackles an even more nefarious threat. Read full book review >
WHO CUT THE CHEESE? by Jo Nesbø
FICTION
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"Hefty but lightweight, with occasional pokerfaced line drawings to reinforce the tongue-in-cheek tone. (Satiric fantasy. 10-12)"
With help from friends, an eccentric inventor and his two young associates save both Norway and the world from Swedish-speaking alien chameleons with hypnotic powers. Read full book review >
BUBBLE IN THE BATHTUB by Jo Nesbø
ADVENTURE
Released: Jan. 4, 2011

Spun from the quirky cast and gaseous premise introduced in Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder (2010), this even sillier sequel expelled by the popular Norwegian crime novelist sends young Lisa and Nilly from Oslo to Paris and from the Middle Ages to Napoleon's tent on the eve of Waterloo. Read full book review >