Saturday, April 8, 2017

Bruno: Some of the More Interesting Days in My Life So Far

Bruno: Some of the More Interesting Days in My Life So Far
author: Catharina Valckx
name: Wayne
average rating: 3.54
book published: 2015
rating: 4
read at: 2017/04/08
date added: 2017/04/08
shelves: children-s
'Bruno: Some of the More Interesting Days in My Life So Far' by Catharina Valckx with illustrations by Nicolas Hubesch is a series of short stories about days in the life of a smart aleck cat named Bruno who wears a checkered cap.

The chapters are named after days, like A Peculiar Day, or A Stupid Day or An Almost Perfect Day. In one story Bruno meets a fish named Bup who is flying in the air. He follows the fish to see where he will go. In another story, it's a rainy day, so Bruno has unexpected guests. The final story was my favorite. Bruno imagines his perfect day, which includes finding a treasure to give to a poor family and having ice cream with his friends. Then he comes very close to having it.

The illustrations are detailed and very fun. The animal characters have unique styles. I like Bruno's older friend Ringo who wears glasses and a yellow necktie. There's a wolf character named Dreadful Gerard who shows up in one story, and he is rude, but his name still made me laugh. This might be a bit long to read all in one sitting, but the stories are whimsical and fun.

I received a review copy of this ebook from Gecko Press, Myrick Marketing & Media,LLC, and NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Thank you for allowing me to review this ebook.

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