The narrator does an incredible job delineating between the different characters: bratty younger sister, headstrong middle sister and poor Henry, thro..Show More »wn quite unexpectedly into the mix but Frank, well, Mr. Wilson gives Frank such innate wisdom in being a father and quite a few memorable quotes. I laughed out loud at the children's squabbles and my heart sighed whenever Frank dispensed his fatherly wisdom. What a great book for children AND adults!
My husband and I read this on a road trip years ago while traveling back and forth between family and school. It was a fun read that my husband especi..Show More »ally enjoyed because of the baseball references and the very alive characters.
We recently shared it with our children. Our youngest at age 8 asked if it was the last book in the story. I thought she was ready for it to be done so that she could put in a movie or something, which is normally her request. I was surprised when I told her that is was the last book in the series she was disappointed. She wanted to know what happened to all the lives she'd been drawn into in this very good read! Fun , strong characters and a great adventure.