Chomp. Wahoo Cray lives in a zoo. His father is an animal wrangler, so he’s grown up with all manner of gators, snakes, parrots, rats, monkeys, snappers, and. A Rollicking Eco-Adventure from a Popular Author! Filled with his trademark quirky characters and offbeat humor, this novel by best-selling author Carl Hiaasen. reality TV. Read Common Sense Media’s Chomp review, age rating, and parents guide. Chomp Book Poster Image Carl Hiaasen ยท Adventure; Save.

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Or each time Derek got bitten. This book, like all of Hiaason’s book, keeps you wondering, “what is happening next? The educational value varl this book is priceless: Your purchase helps us remain independent and ad-free.

Mickey Cray and his son Wahoo are professional animal wranglers who need to scrape up as much money as they can to avoid foreclosure.

It reminded me of one of those great family movies that has you laughing throughout. This puts not only himself in danger, but also those around him.

Hiaasen’s imagination, but in my opinion it strongly resembles one particular survivalist’s show that I shall not name. Wahoo Cray is anything but normal. Chomp is a young adult novel by Carl Hiaasen first published inand set in Hiaasen’s native Florida.


He’s a bit hard to call a child when most of the book his is put into the decision-making role and taking care of his father. Derek Badger bites a bat, but the bat is fine and escapes.

He and his family live in southern Carl Hiaasen was born and raised in Florida. Fun — for a bit there’s a chomp joke in there somewhere. My first trip with them was thrilling because we had someone with a Steve Irwin personality.


The highlight was getting to hold a live alligator. I read this one aloud to my son because my random picks for him lately tended to feature female leads, the ocean, and environmentalist themes to chom; degree or another: The parents’ guide to what’s in this book. But there is some violence: The really bad guy somehow went from drinking and punching to a murderous rage. By that I mean, it never made me think, nor did it evoke deep emotions.

To view it, click here. He’d been caught sleeping in hotel rooms during his survival stunts. They certainly hiaasne to this older one too.

Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. He now holes up in the Everglades, eating what he can scavenge or kill and ever vigilant to threats to its flora and fauna.


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Wahoo’s family has dealt with financial difficulties due to his unemployment due chommp a medical disability. View all 5 comments. One of the things I love about my kids getting older is watching their personalities come into their own. This book was very interesting.

Chomp by Carl Hiaasen

The main character, Wahoo Cray’s backyard is pretty much a zoo! Column 4 Our impact report: It is only cxrl few hours south of where I live, and a place I consider to be extremely beautiful and dangerous.

Gordon is tied up when the search parties finally arrive, rushing Mickey and Link to the hospital and placing Gordon under arrest. But he listened to this entire audio book in two day