Joan Bauer meets Ruth Reichl - Tara Dairman's charming sequel to All Four Stars brings Gladys Gatsby to summer camp.
In this charming sequel to All Four Stars, 11-year-old foodie Gladys Gatsby now has her first published review under her belt and is looking forward to a quiet summer of cooking and reviewing. But her plans quickly go awry when her friend Charissa Bentley delivers Gladys's birthday gift: a free summer at Camp Bentley. As Gladys feared, camp life is not easy: she struggles to pass her swim test and can't keep the other campers happy while planning lunches. The worst part is she can't seem to sneak away for her latest assignment - finding the best hot dog in New York City. Could this summer be the end Gladys's reviewing career?
My kids (8 and 10) and I thoroughly enjoyed this story. And, we were inspired to go out and do some restaurant reviews ourselves!!
We were captivated by the book and would love to see it in movie form.