Everything's Amazing [sort of] PDF/EPUB ã

Everything's Amazing [sort of] PDF/EPUB ã


Everything's Amazing [sort of] [PDF / Epub] ☄ Everything's Amazing [sort of] ✓ Liz Pichon – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Back to school, but it s not all bad We re entering Rooster in a dog show, the School Disco and my birthday are coming up so this term s going to be amazing Mostly because Delia s not invited to any o Back to school, but it s not all bad We re entering Rooster in a dog show, the School Disco and my birthday are coming up so this term s going to be amazing Mostly because Delia s not invited to any of these There s only one small problem with my birthday, Granny Mavis says she s going to cook uh oh.


10 thoughts on “Everything's Amazing [sort of]

  1. Rachel Simson Rachel Simson says:

    For a book totally below my age range this book is really enjoyable The style of writing is fresh and interesting and tom s voice shines through bright and clear giving me many laughs he has not annoyed me once throughout the whole serried Which is pretty good for a character in my opinion.I would kill for a friend like Derek he is awesome and very considerate And I dislike Marcus so much the slimy weasel He is so damn annoying Makes a pretty good villain.Tom s teacher mr fullerman seems p For a book totally below my age range this book is really enjoyable The style of writing is fresh and interesting and tom s voice shines through bright and clear giving me many laughs he has not annoyed me once throughout the whole serried Which is pretty good for a character in my opinion.I would kill for a friend like Derek he is awesome and very considerate And I dislike Marcus so much the slimy weasel He is so damn annoying Makes a pretty good villain.Tom s teacher mr fullerman seems pretty cool also Right balance of kind and strict.Thanks to my brother for lending me this series NG


  2. Millie Hodgson Millie Hodgson says:

    this book was hilarious


  3. Sam Sam says:

    Very very very funny


  4. Ms. Yingling Ms. Yingling says:

    E ARC from Netgalley.comTom is eagerly awaiting his birthday, scheming to get presents, and wondering if her really wants to go to the Dino Park where his father works for his party, especially since his father is enjoying driving around in the dinosaur shaped van a little too much and is that his father dressed as a dinosaur in the adverts around town Tom means well, but gets into all manner of scrapes he shrinks his school sweater and claims it is a trendy shrink knit until other kids E ARC from Netgalley.comTom is eagerly awaiting his birthday, scheming to get presents, and wondering if her really wants to go to the Dino Park where his father works for his party, especially since his father is enjoying driving around in the dinosaur shaped van a little too much and is that his father dressed as a dinosaur in the adverts around town Tom means well, but gets into all manner of scrapes he shrinks his school sweater and claims it is a trendy shrink knit until other kids start showing up in too small sweaters and the principal has to ban them he likes playing music with his band, DogZombies, but doesn t really want to perform in public and there is all sorts of dram surrounding the school disco dance The book helpfully has an appendix of British terms Strengths These books have great characters Tom, his family, and his friends all are fairly nice with the exception of Marcus , and are understanding about the various scrapes My students adore notebook novels, especially when they come in a series, and these are a good choice for middle school Not as much romance as Wimpy Kid, so good for 4th and 5th graders as well Weaknesses Very light on plot.What I really think It s organic mac and cheese out of a box You know it s not any better than the bright orange kind, but it looks like you ve made an effort 400 and some pages long, but with literally two sentences on every page Methadone for Wimpy Kid addicts


  5. Jaina Rose Jaina Rose says:

    This review is also available on my blog, Read Till Dawn.First things first, this book is so British It s like the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books or at least like what I d heard they re like , but written by a British author so full of words and phrases that make me feel like I m a little English kid As someone who dearly loves all things U.K., that definitely brings this book up in my esteem for an American kid reading this with no real understanding of the linguistic differences between our t This review is also available on my blog, Read Till Dawn.First things first, this book is so British It s like the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books or at least like what I d heard they re like , but written by a British author so full of words and phrases that make me feel like I m a little English kid As someone who dearly loves all things U.K., that definitely brings this book up in my esteem for an American kid reading this with no real understanding of the linguistic differences between our two cultures, it could be very off putting On the plus side Pichon includes a glossary for things that, as Tom puts it, might sound a bit ODD On the negative it s literally the last page of the entire book, so confused readers won t discover it until they ve already muddled through the entire book.But what of the book itself Well, I have to say that this sucker is not winning any literary awards It s like cotton candy, all fluff and no substance but you know what It s good cotton candy It s realistic and silly and funny and witty, and Tom is such a genuine character that I could totally imagine running into him on some random street corner in the UK He s also a genuinely nice kid, which I really liked the problem with the popular series like Diary of a Wimpy Kid is that all of the characters are such jerks I can t stand reading about them Tom, on the other hand, isn t obnoxious or horrible or unreasonably disrespectful He argues with his sister, sure, and complains about his grandmother s cooking and makes fun of his father s terrible old fashioned dance moves, but he does it in a way that s just honest, not over the top I fight with my siblings, too I pick at food I don t like but, just like Tom, when someone I love cooks it I only complain about it when they re not there to be hurt I laugh at my parents when they seem particularly out of touch with modern culture That doesn t make me a mean person, it just makes me human, and the same goes for Tom.So if you get a chance to read a Tom Gates books, by all means do so I m not going to go around advertising it from the street corners as God s gift to literature, but it might just be exactly the fun, light, silly read you re looking for.Disclaimer I received a complementary ARC of this novel at KidLitCon


  6. Susannah Kotyk Susannah Kotyk says:

    Tom loves to doodle Whenever given the opportunity or even whenever not he is busy doodling something, somewhere Tom and his mates are in a band Their band has only ever played once for a seniors home but now they find out they are headlining the school disco What will they do and how to prepare for the worst To make things even worse it s close to Tom s birthday, his Dad has bought a strange Dino van and there is a mysterious Dino costume hanging in his Dad s closet Tom is worried his Da Tom loves to doodle Whenever given the opportunity or even whenever not he is busy doodling something, somewhere Tom and his mates are in a band Their band has only ever played once for a seniors home but now they find out they are headlining the school disco What will they do and how to prepare for the worst To make things even worse it s close to Tom s birthday, his Dad has bought a strange Dino van and there is a mysterious Dino costume hanging in his Dad s closet Tom is worried his Dad will be in charge of the DJ position for the disco and he will be wearing his Dino costume He is also worried about his birthday party, the fossils and who to invite Will his Dad wear the costume Will his birthday party be a success will the band suck All will be revealed This book is filled with Tom s doodles as you read along with him and his adventures The doodles make the book It is written with British humour and it will have you giggling throughout the book even if you don t understand everything they are saying There is also a handy index complete with doodles at the back explaining the British words


  7. Jeanne Jeanne says:

    I had never read a graphic novel prior to this book so I couldn t understand the excitement surrounding the Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Smile, or similar series, but I can now I thoroughly enjoyed middle school student, Tom Gates, perspective of what an adult would have perceived as fairly typical events in the life of a typical student Embarrassing parents, out of touch grandparents, a moody sister, friends and friend problems , a birthday party, a school dance, homework It was all there and it I had never read a graphic novel prior to this book so I couldn t understand the excitement surrounding the Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Smile, or similar series, but I can now I thoroughly enjoyed middle school student, Tom Gates, perspective of what an adult would have perceived as fairly typical events in the life of a typical student Embarrassing parents, out of touch grandparents, a moody sister, friends and friend problems , a birthday party, a school dance, homework It was all there and it was all fun to read.I can t wait to introduce this book to my classroom library and watch my students reaction For their full understaniding it will be advisable to direct them to the glossary of British terms in the back of the book ARC no payment was provided in return for this review


  8. Titanic Lego Boy Titanic Lego Boy says:

    I really like the Tom Gates book series .I have 6 or 7 books


  9. Dylan Davison Dylan Davison says:

    Not much of a plot but loads of humour


  10. Jackie Jackie says:

    Tom Gates Everything s Amazing Sort ofis a humorous account of a boy who has all the typical problems of a tween a devilish older sister, school bullies, parents who embarrass him at every turn, and grandparents lovingly named The Fossils who are out of touch, but huggable His birthday is coming up and although he leaves gift hints all over, he s not sure they are taken seriously and his parents want his party to be held at Dino Village For goodness sakes, that s a little kid venue Yet Tom Gates Everything s Amazing Sort ofis a humorous account of a boy who has all the typical problems of a tween a devilish older sister, school bullies, parents who embarrass him at every turn, and grandparents lovingly named The Fossils who are out of touch, but huggable His birthday is coming up and although he leaves gift hints all over, he s not sure they are taken seriously and his parents want his party to be held at Dino Village For goodness sakes, that s a little kid venue Yet, he gets to invite all his friends and it turns out better than he thought it would Luckily for Tom, too, his band will not be playing at the school disco and thankfully his friend s dad won t be the DJ Things are turning out ok.For fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, the Tom Gates series will be a quick read, but it does not come close to matching the cleverness of Kinney s work The story is scattered and pointless at times maybe on purpose Another distracting element are the British terms used throughout the book Some of them left me scratching my head for their meaning There is a small glossary in the back of the book, but it does not define all the confusing terms for us Thank you to LibraryThing Early Reviewers, L Pichon, and Candlewick Press for this copy.I give the book 2 1 2 stars


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10 thoughts on “Everything's Amazing [sort of]

  1. Rachel Simson Rachel Simson says:

    For a book totally below my age range this book is really enjoyable The style of writing is fresh and interesting and tom s voice shines through bright and clear giving me many laughs he has not annoyed me once throughout the whole serried Which is pretty good for a character in my opinion.I would kill for a friend like Derek he is awesome and very considerate And I dislike Marcus so much the slimy weasel He is so damn annoying Makes a pretty good villain.Tom s teacher mr fullerman seems p For a book totally below my age range this book is really enjoyable The style of writing is fresh and interesting and tom s voice shines through bright and clear giving me many laughs he has not annoyed me once throughout the whole serried Which is pretty good for a character in my opinion.I would kill for a friend like Derek he is awesome and very considerate And I dislike Marcus so much the slimy weasel He is so damn annoying Makes a pretty good villain.Tom s teacher mr fullerman seems pretty cool also Right balance of kind and strict.Thanks to my brother for lending me this series NG

  2. Millie Hodgson Millie Hodgson says:

    this book was hilarious

  3. Sam Sam says:

    Very very very funny

  4. Ms. Yingling Ms. Yingling says:

    E ARC from Netgalley.comTom is eagerly awaiting his birthday, scheming to get presents, and wondering if her really wants to go to the Dino Park where his father works for his party, especially since his father is enjoying driving around in the dinosaur shaped van a little too much and is that his father dressed as a dinosaur in the adverts around town Tom means well, but gets into all manner of scrapes he shrinks his school sweater and claims it is a trendy shrink knit until other kids E ARC from Netgalley.comTom is eagerly awaiting his birthday, scheming to get presents, and wondering if her really wants to go to the Dino Park where his father works for his party, especially since his father is enjoying driving around in the dinosaur shaped van a little too much and is that his father dressed as a dinosaur in the adverts around town Tom means well, but gets into all manner of scrapes he shrinks his school sweater and claims it is a trendy shrink knit until other kids start showing up in too small sweaters and the principal has to ban them he likes playing music with his band, DogZombies, but doesn t really want to perform in public and there is all sorts of dram surrounding the school disco dance The book helpfully has an appendix of British terms Strengths These books have great characters Tom, his family, and his friends all are fairly nice with the exception of Marcus , and are understanding about the various scrapes My students adore notebook novels, especially when they come in a series, and these are a good choice for middle school Not as much romance as Wimpy Kid, so good for 4th and 5th graders as well Weaknesses Very light on plot.What I really think It s organic mac and cheese out of a box You know it s not any better than the bright orange kind, but it looks like you ve made an effort 400 and some pages long, but with literally two sentences on every page Methadone for Wimpy Kid addicts

  5. Jaina Rose Jaina Rose says:

    This review is also available on my blog, Read Till Dawn.First things first, this book is so British It s like the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books or at least like what I d heard they re like , but written by a British author so full of words and phrases that make me feel like I m a little English kid As someone who dearly loves all things U.K., that definitely brings this book up in my esteem for an American kid reading this with no real understanding of the linguistic differences between our t This review is also available on my blog, Read Till Dawn.First things first, this book is so British It s like the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books or at least like what I d heard they re like , but written by a British author so full of words and phrases that make me feel like I m a little English kid As someone who dearly loves all things U.K., that definitely brings this book up in my esteem for an American kid reading this with no real understanding of the linguistic differences between our two cultures, it could be very off putting On the plus side Pichon includes a glossary for things that, as Tom puts it, might sound a bit ODD On the negative it s literally the last page of the entire book, so confused readers won t discover it until they ve already muddled through the entire book.But what of the book itself Well, I have to say that this sucker is not winning any literary awards It s like cotton candy, all fluff and no substance but you know what It s good cotton candy It s realistic and silly and funny and witty, and Tom is such a genuine character that I could totally imagine running into him on some random street corner in the UK He s also a genuinely nice kid, which I really liked the problem with the popular series like Diary of a Wimpy Kid is that all of the characters are such jerks I can t stand reading about them Tom, on the other hand, isn t obnoxious or horrible or unreasonably disrespectful He argues with his sister, sure, and complains about his grandmother s cooking and makes fun of his father s terrible old fashioned dance moves, but he does it in a way that s just honest, not over the top I fight with my siblings, too I pick at food I don t like but, just like Tom, when someone I love cooks it I only complain about it when they re not there to be hurt I laugh at my parents when they seem particularly out of touch with modern culture That doesn t make me a mean person, it just makes me human, and the same goes for Tom.So if you get a chance to read a Tom Gates books, by all means do so I m not going to go around advertising it from the street corners as God s gift to literature, but it might just be exactly the fun, light, silly read you re looking for.Disclaimer I received a complementary ARC of this novel at KidLitCon

  6. Susannah Kotyk Susannah Kotyk says:

    Tom loves to doodle Whenever given the opportunity or even whenever not he is busy doodling something, somewhere Tom and his mates are in a band Their band has only ever played once for a seniors home but now they find out they are headlining the school disco What will they do and how to prepare for the worst To make things even worse it s close to Tom s birthday, his Dad has bought a strange Dino van and there is a mysterious Dino costume hanging in his Dad s closet Tom is worried his Da Tom loves to doodle Whenever given the opportunity or even whenever not he is busy doodling something, somewhere Tom and his mates are in a band Their band has only ever played once for a seniors home but now they find out they are headlining the school disco What will they do and how to prepare for the worst To make things even worse it s close to Tom s birthday, his Dad has bought a strange Dino van and there is a mysterious Dino costume hanging in his Dad s closet Tom is worried his Dad will be in charge of the DJ position for the disco and he will be wearing his Dino costume He is also worried about his birthday party, the fossils and who to invite Will his Dad wear the costume Will his birthday party be a success will the band suck All will be revealed This book is filled with Tom s doodles as you read along with him and his adventures The doodles make the book It is written with British humour and it will have you giggling throughout the book even if you don t understand everything they are saying There is also a handy index complete with doodles at the back explaining the British words

  7. Jeanne Jeanne says:

    I had never read a graphic novel prior to this book so I couldn t understand the excitement surrounding the Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Smile, or similar series, but I can now I thoroughly enjoyed middle school student, Tom Gates, perspective of what an adult would have perceived as fairly typical events in the life of a typical student Embarrassing parents, out of touch grandparents, a moody sister, friends and friend problems , a birthday party, a school dance, homework It was all there and it I had never read a graphic novel prior to this book so I couldn t understand the excitement surrounding the Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Smile, or similar series, but I can now I thoroughly enjoyed middle school student, Tom Gates, perspective of what an adult would have perceived as fairly typical events in the life of a typical student Embarrassing parents, out of touch grandparents, a moody sister, friends and friend problems , a birthday party, a school dance, homework It was all there and it was all fun to read.I can t wait to introduce this book to my classroom library and watch my students reaction For their full understaniding it will be advisable to direct them to the glossary of British terms in the back of the book ARC no payment was provided in return for this review

  8. Titanic Lego Boy Titanic Lego Boy says:

    I really like the Tom Gates book series .I have 6 or 7 books

  9. Dylan Davison Dylan Davison says:

    Not much of a plot but loads of humour

  10. Jackie Jackie says:

    Tom Gates Everything s Amazing Sort ofis a humorous account of a boy who has all the typical problems of a tween a devilish older sister, school bullies, parents who embarrass him at every turn, and grandparents lovingly named The Fossils who are out of touch, but huggable His birthday is coming up and although he leaves gift hints all over, he s not sure they are taken seriously and his parents want his party to be held at Dino Village For goodness sakes, that s a little kid venue Yet Tom Gates Everything s Amazing Sort ofis a humorous account of a boy who has all the typical problems of a tween a devilish older sister, school bullies, parents who embarrass him at every turn, and grandparents lovingly named The Fossils who are out of touch, but huggable His birthday is coming up and although he leaves gift hints all over, he s not sure they are taken seriously and his parents want his party to be held at Dino Village For goodness sakes, that s a little kid venue Yet, he gets to invite all his friends and it turns out better than he thought it would Luckily for Tom, too, his band will not be playing at the school disco and thankfully his friend s dad won t be the DJ Things are turning out ok.For fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, the Tom Gates series will be a quick read, but it does not come close to matching the cleverness of Kinney s work The story is scattered and pointless at times maybe on purpose Another distracting element are the British terms used throughout the book Some of them left me scratching my head for their meaning There is a small glossary in the back of the book, but it does not define all the confusing terms for us Thank you to LibraryThing Early Reviewers, L Pichon, and Candlewick Press for this copy.I give the book 2 1 2 stars

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