Friday, April 28, 2017

Blog Tour: The Principal's Underwear is Missing by Holly Kowitt...Review & Giveaway!

Have a fun new middle grade book to tell you about today!
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Author: Holly Kowitt
Pub. Date: May 2, 2017
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 224
Formats: Hardcover, eBook

When you're a sixth-grade nobody, the last person you wan to accidentally zonk with a volleyball is Sloan "Selfie" St. Clair--the eighth-grade glamour queen of the school. But that's what happens to Becca Birnbaum, and it only gets worse when she tries to do Selfie a favor. She grabs the wrong shopping bag from the principal's office -- one containing a very personal item. and even that might not be so bad, if only Selfie didn't immediately lose it.

If they don't get it back ASAP, they're toast. They try not to panic--until they hear that the Biggest Prank Ever is about to happen. Can the school's oddest couple stop the disaster of a lifetime?

About Holly:
Holly Kowitt has written more than fifty books for younger readers, including the Loser List series. She lives in New York City, where she enjoys cycling, flea markets, and West Coast swing dancing.

Title: The Principal's Underwear is Missing
Author/Illustrator: Holly Kowitt
Format: Hardcover
Source: Blog Tour/Publisher 

This book was an entertaining, quick read with relatable characters and a humorous plot.

When geeky sixth-grader Becca Birnbaum accidentally hits popular eighth-grader Sloan "Selfie" St. Clair with a ball during gym it sets off a series of events that no one would have ever expected including accidentally taking a bag containing the principal's bra...and then losing it. Humorous hijinks follow as this odd couple works together to try to find the principal's garment before they face even bigger problems.

I found this story to be quite humorous and enjoyed Becca and Selfie's interesting relationship.  I enjoyed seeing the pair get to know one another and find common ground despite their differences. In addition to a fun plot, the story is filled with humorous illustrations from Becca's POV that made me chuckle and enhanced the story.

The fun illustrations as well as the quirky characters and are sure to entertain middle grade readers, especially fans of the Wimpy Kid or Dork Diaries series.  I wouldn't mind reading more stories from Becca's world.
*I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.*
3 winners will receive a finished copy of THE PRINCIPAL'S UNDERWEAR IS MISSING, US Only.

Tour Schedule:
Week One:
4/24/2017- So Few BooksInterview
4/25/2017- Never Too Many To ReadReview
4/26/2017- Twirling Book PrincessExcerpt
4/27/2017- BookHounds YAReview
4/28/2017-Page TurnersExcerpt
Week Two:
5/1/2017- BookloveReview
5/2/2017-Novel NoviceExcerpt
5/3/2017- Book Review BeccaReview
5/4/2017- Don't Judge, ReadReview
5/5/2017- Rockin' Book ReviewsReview

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