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Editorial Reviews

Leo lives in the basement of the Whippet Hotel, where his father works as a janitor. It's a strange place, full of eccentric guests, strange rooms, and even a gang of ducks. Leo loves exploring this wacky building, until the hotel's owner disappears. Once he's gone, the place begins to fall apart, and it's up to Leo to find what happened to Mr. Whippet and save his beloved home. Patrick Carman's novel is worthy of Roald Dahl, and Jesse Bernstein captures all the wit and whimsy with his playful and curious tone, inspiring a wide-eyed sense of joy and wonder.

Publisher's Summary

The Whippet Hotel is a strange place full of strange and mysterious people. Each floor has its own quirks and secrets. Leo should know most of them - he is the maintenance man's son, after all. But a whole lot more mystery gets thrown his way when a series of cryptic boxes are left for him... boxes that lead him to hidden floors, strange puzzles, and unexpected alliances. Leo had better be quick on his feet, because the fate of the building he loves is at stake... and so is Leo's own future!

©2011 Patrick Carman (P)2011 Scholastic Audio

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Love so much

It's one of the best books you will read I love it so much I now own it

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The book of floors.

The Book was pretty good, but it dosent have Enough drama.the narrater is okay but i suggest Gerared doyle. ( may have spelled his name wrong)

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Good Book

If you could sum up Floors in three words, what would they be?

Good Mystery

What other book might you compare Floors to and why?

Keepers of the School

Have you listened to any of Jesse Bernstein’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Mystery in New York

Any additional comments?

Keeps your attention every step of the way

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  • Richard
  • Hibbing, MN, United States
  • 12-12-11

Enchanting

Would you listen to Floors again? Why?

Such a fun, easy listen!

What did you like best about this story?

This story had many twists and unexpected turns. You never knew what would happen next!