Sunday, February 14, 2016

Mini Review: Pilfer Academy

Mini Review: Pilfer Academy by Lauren Magaziner

Fans of Escape From Mr. Lemencello’s Library and Roald Dahl will gobble up this hilarious story about a secret boarding school for thieves-in-training!

Troublemaking George has never heard of Pilfer Academy, a top-secret school for cultivating young crooks, until he's kidnapped as its newest student. The teachers are kooky at best, and naughty does not even begin to describe his sneaky, smart, and morally bankrupt new classmates. Between disguise classes, cracking safes, and DIY gadgets, George becomes an expert bandit and finds true friendship with Tabitha, his new partner-in-crime. But everything is ruined when George comes to a shocking realization: He is just too good-hearted to be a thief!

Unfortunately, not thieving is not an option at Pilfer Academy, and "misbehaving" students face Dean Deanbuggle's favorite punishment—the Whirlyblerg! In order to gain their freedom, George and Tabitha must pull the biggest heist the school has ever seen and reveal their true colors not as thieves, but as kind (and, okay, mischievous) kids.

 -summary and cover via Goodreads

Mini Review: Another delightfully funny book from Lauren Magaziner! If you liked The Only Thing Worse Than Witches, I think you'll like this book just as much! And if you have never read this authors books before, why not?! If you're looking for a funny Middle Grade read, I recommend trying this book! :)

(And by the way, how much do I want to eat Triple-Dipple Ultra-Deluxe Melty Creamy Creamer Rainbow Swizzle Milk Munch ice cream now? Answer: A lot.) :)

This book releases Tuesday, February 16th! :)

I was sent an ARC of this book.

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