Elvis and the Underdogs by Jenny Lee audiobook

Elvis and the Underdogs

By Jenny Lee
Read by Patrick Lawlor

Balzer + Bray 9780062235541

The Elvis and the Underdogs Series: Book 1

6.27 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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From Jenny Lee, writer on the Disney Channel show Shake It Up!, the number-one-rated kids' show in the country, this feel-good middle-grade novel is about a sickly boy whose life is turned upside down when he gets a therapy dog . . . who can talk! Benji Wendell Barnsworth is a small ten-year-old boy with a big personality. Born premature, Benji is sickly, accident-prone, and at the hospital so often he even has his own punch card. So when Benji wakes up one day from a particularly bad spell, his doctors take the radical step of suggesting he get a therapy dog. But when a massive crate arrives at Benji's house, out walks a two-hundred-pound Newfoundland who can talk! And boy, is he bossy. In this hilarious and heartwarming friendship story in the tradition of bestselling authors Gordon Korman and Carl Hiaasen, Elvis brings out the dog lover in the most surprising people and shows Benji that making new friends may not be as scary as he once thought.

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Summary

Summary

From Jenny Lee, writer on the Disney Channel show Shake It Up!, the number-one-rated kids' show in the country, this feel-good middle-grade novel is about a sickly boy whose life is turned upside down when he gets a therapy dog . . . who can talk!

Benji Wendell Barnsworth is a small ten-year-old boy with a big personality. Born premature, Benji is sickly, accident-prone, and at the hospital so often he even has his own punch card. So when Benji wakes up one day from a particularly bad spell, his doctors take the radical step of suggesting he get a therapy dog. But when a massive crate arrives at Benji's house, out walks a two-hundred-pound Newfoundland who can talk! And boy, is he bossy.

In this hilarious and heartwarming friendship story in the tradition of bestselling authors Gordon Korman and Carl Hiaasen, Elvis brings out the dog lover in the most surprising people and shows Benji that making new friends may not be as scary as he once thought.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This children’s book debut from Lee, a writer and producer on Disney’s Shake It Up sitcom (and clearly a dog lover), is suffused with optimism.” Publishers Weekly

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Author

Author Bio: Jenny Lee

Author Bio: Jenny Lee

Jenny Lee is a writer and producer on the TBS sitcom Ground Floor. She was also a writer and producer of the Disney Channel’s number-one–rated kids’ show Shake It Up! for all three seasons. She is the author of Elvis and the Underdogs, as well as four humor books for adults. She lives in Los Angeles.

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Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 6.27
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English