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Monday, February 25, 2013

{Book Review} Night Buddies, Impostors, and One Far-Out Flying Machine


Remember when I reviewed the first book in the Night Buddies series, last year? I am so excited to share with you, that John and your favorite red crocodile are back for another adventure! The guys use many gadgets and quick thinking in round two of the series, which will keep your grade school reader on the edge of their seats with each turn of the page in this delightful children's mystery adventure book! 

Night Buddies revolves around the nighttime adventures of a young boy named John, who is not ready to go to sleep, and a bright red crocodile named Crosley who turns up under John’s bed. As the stories in each book open, this unlikely pair sneaks out of John’s house using Crosley’s I-ain’t-here doodad, which makes them invisible to John’s parents. They embark on their Program, the Night Buddies word for Adventure, and make their way around the Borough chasing down enemies and cleaning up the mishaps at hand.

In Sands Hetherington’s new second book in the Night Buddies series, Night Buddies, Impostors, and One Far-Out Flying Machine, red crocodiles start popping up all over the city, creating confusion, committing crimes, and causing Crosley to go a little crazy at the sight of them.

The impostors must be stopped, and Night Buddies John and Crosley are just the guys to stop them!

Stakeouts and wild chases in a fantastic flying machine, far-out schemes to snare the impostors, and a never-ending supply of Crusted Crème Fro-Madge frozen yogurt make for one totally super night.

These adventures after lights-out will delight any young reader who relishes an adventure/fantasy in the wee hours of the night.

Night Buddies, Impostors, and One Far-Out Flying Machine
Sands Hetherington
List $8.99
Trade paperback 320 pages
ISBN-10: 0984741720 ISBN-13: 978-0984741724
Dune Buggy Press February 15, 2013

About the Author
Sands_Hetherington
Sands Hetherington credits his son John for being his principal motivator. Sands raised his son as a single parent from the time John was six. He read to him every night during those formative years. He and young John developed the Crosley crocodile character in the series during months of bedtime story give-and-take. Sands majored in history at the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) and has an M.F.A. in creative writing and an M.A. in English from UNC-Greensboro. He lives in Greensboro, NC.

About the Illustrator
Jessica Love
Jessica Love grew up in California, with two artist parents. She studied printmaking and drawing at UC Santa Cruz, then went on to study acting at The Juilliard School in NYC.
Jessica currently resides in Brooklyn, New York, toggling back and forth between her work as an actor and her work as an artist.


Want to know more about the series or if there will be a third book? You can find out more information, at the Night Buddies WebsiteTwitter, or  Facebook.

*I was sent a copy of the book for my personal review, all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.

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