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The Quirks in Circus Quirkus: The Quirks, Book 2

By Darienne Stewart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Thinly stretched plot takes air out of fun idea.

Book Erin Soderberg Humor 2014
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THE QUIRKS IN CIRCUS QUIRKUS -- the second book featuring the magical Quirk family -- is a fast and easy-to-read chapter book. The circus story line is especially appealing to young readers, who will giggle at the silly antics and especially Finn's mischief. They may find it strange that the kids are so reluctant to discuss their very serious concerns about their neighbor with the grown-ups in their family, though, and that the adults are so unconcerned.

Everything turns out well in the end, with the family forging an unlikely friendship with someone who turns out to be far more appealing than they suspected. It's a nice lesson, but parents might wish there was a little more accountability for everyone's actions.

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