January 30, 2019

#BookReview: The Extremely High Tide! by Kir Fox, M Shelley Coats

Title: The Extremely High Tide
Author: Kir Fox, M Shelley Coats
Genres: Middle Grade, Fantasy

Hardcover: 208 pages
Published:  January 8th 2019
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
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Synopsis: Talise knows more about the ocean than any kid in Topsea. Any adult, too. As the best-and only-bathymetrist in Topsea, Talise is able to predict important things about the sea, like the next tide (Severely Low with a threat of Wildcard) or the arrival of Seaweed Season. What she can't predict, however, are her classmates' behaviors. Sometimes it's as if they're speaking different languages.

When Talise discovers a mysterious message in a bottle, her classmates believe it must have been sent by someone stranded on a deserted island. (Not to be confused with a dessert island.) But Talise is convinced the message is meant for her. And it's telling her to build a boat.

Everyone seems to think Talise is just being silly. Even Talise isn't exactly sure why she has to build the boat. And who keeps sending those strange messages in a bottle, anyway? All Talise knows is that she'd better finish building her boat fast, because an Extremely High Tide is coming?




About the Author: Kir Fox (Kirsten Hubbard) and M. Shelley Coats (Michelle Schusterman) are great friends, longtime critique partners, and ardent consumers of the strange and unusual. Kirsten is the author of the middle-grade novels Watch the Sky and Race the Night (Disney-Hyperion), and the young adult novels Like Mandarin and Wanderlove(Delacorte Press/Random House Children's Books). She lives in Los Angeles. Michelle is the author of the middle grade series I Heart Band and The Kat Sinclair Files (Grosset/Penguin), and the middle-grade novels Olive and the Backstage Ghost and Spell & Spindle (Random House Children's Books). She is also the coauthor of the YA novel The Pros of Cons (Scholastic). She lives in New York City.







My Review: This was such a great little follow up to A Friendly Town. We had a fun time reading it together and this one took us totally by suprise.  It was full of laugh out loud moments and we just couldn't put it down.  We even ended up reading this more than well a few times and we enjoyed every second of it.  



Go Into This One Knowing: quirky, whimsical, and a great kids adventure! 
 








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