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The Song of the Quarkbeast: The Chronicles of Kazam, Book 2

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Funny fantasy series finds its footing in second volume.

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THE SONG OF THE QUARKBEAST maintains the absurd humor and leisurely pace of the previous volume in this series, but the result's a bit more surefooted and engaging. Author Jasper Fforde doesn't seem to feel the need to hit the jokes quite so hard this time, leaving room for Jennifer's relationships with her friends and foes to develop. Quarkbeast feels less like the middle volume of a tightly plotted trilogy than another enjoyable opportunity to explore a cleverly conceived fantasy world.

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