Kirkus Star
THE KIRKUS STAR
Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit




Series: Ghost Buddy


HOW TO SCARE THE PANTS OFF YOUR PETS by Henry Winkler
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"A middle-grade sitcom episode, with some unconvincing behavioral modeling and a superficial resolution. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
Billy Broccoli gamely tries to help his ghostly roommate Hoover "the Hoove" Porterhouse III boost a failing grade in Responsibility to Others, with results that will leave readers more confused than enlightened. Read full book review >
MIND IF I READ YOUR MIND? by Henry Winkler
Released: July 1, 2012

"A go-down-easy book that provides both lightweight character building and several comical turns. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
A sixth-grader and his live-in ghost further cement their friendship while bootstrapping each other toward better social skills in this airy sequel to Zero to Hero (2012). Read full book review >
ZERO TO HERO by Henry Winkler
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"A purposeful but not simplistic opener from the creators of the Hank Zipzer series. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
Eleven-year-old Billy Broccoli's move up to middle school is complicated by a teenage ghost determined to give him lessons in how to be cool. Read full book review >