Paul’s Review: The Naughty List by Michael Fry and Bradley Jackson

Hi, Everyone! My son Paul is back on the blog to share this fun Christmas book with you. He and I talked about this book, and I typed his review based on our chat and the questions he answered.



The Naughty List
written by Michael Fry and Bradley Jackson
published by HarperCollins, 2015

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Did I enjoy this book? Yes, I did. It was very funny; I laughed a lot.

My favorite part was when Bobbie fought the big zombie-eyed Santa and fell off the roof because it made me laugh. The pictures were funny too. The pictures let me know where they were and what the places looked like. The Christmas-themed bazookas were cool because they shot Christmas lights to tangle up the enemies.

I didn’t like that there was only one nice kid on the entire list because most of the people were actually good kids but the Watcher wasn’t very good at “seeing” and put everybody onto the naughty list.


The ending was good because they won and saved Christmas!


Would I recommend it? Yes, I think you should read the book!



Would Mom recommend it? For your middle grade readers, yes, especially if they are fans of the Wimpy Kid series or the Big Nate series. The illustrations are cute and really bring the story to life. For me, hearing Paul read it to his younger siblings and all of them laughing makes it a win for me!



About the book – from Goodreads: 
“A great story, lively drawings, and a cast of unforgettable characters. What else could you want for Christmas? The Naughty List is a book for all seasons!” —Lincoln Peirce, bestselling author of the Big Nate series

“Will keep kids laughing from start to finish.” —Publishers Weekly

Fans of the Big Nate and Diary of a Wimpy Kid series will love this laugh-out-loud funny Christmas adventure packed with comic illustrations.

When Bobbie’s hilariously bumbling efforts to save her brother’s Christmas actually land him on Santa’s Naughty List, she must travel to the North Pole to make things right again and save Christmas. Bobbie suddenly finds herself on an epic holiday adventure complete with rogue elves, dysfunctional reindeer, a lazy Santa, and more.



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