The Gecko and Sticky: The Greatest Power by Wendelin Van Draanen audiobook

The Gecko and Sticky: The Greatest Power

By Wendelin Van Draanen
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The Gecko and Sticky Series: Book 2

2.75 Hours Unabridged
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The Gecko & Sticky are a fabulous crime-fighting duo! This quartet of funny adventures will appeal to fans of superheroes both young and old, and would make terrific all-family read-alouds. "Don't move a muscle!" shouts a strangely clad crook in the act of robbing a bank. But of course somebody does. That somebody is Dave Sanchez, and the crook is none other than the dastardly Damien Black, fresh out of prison and back to his villainous ways. But Dave and his gecko sidekick, Sticky, are on the case, and this time they have a trick up their sleeve--literally! It's an Aztec wristband that give its wearer powers like invisibility and flight. Asombroso, right? But power alone does not a superhero make, and they'll have to learn how to use it if they want to defeat their nemesis not once--but twice. Don't miss all the Gecko & Sticky adventures: 1. The Villain's Lair 2. The Greatest Power, 3. Sinister Substitute 4. The Power Potion

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The Gecko & Sticky are a fabulous crime-fighting duo! This quartet of funny adventures will appeal to fans of superheroes both young and old, and would make terrific all-family read-alouds. "Don't move a muscle!" shouts a strangely clad crook in the act of robbing a bank. But of course somebody does. That somebody is Dave Sanchez, and the crook is none other than the dastardly Damien Black, fresh out of prison and back to his villainous ways. But Dave and his gecko sidekick, Sticky, are on the case, and this time they have a trick up their sleeve--literally! It's an Aztec wristband that give its wearer powers like invisibility and flight. Asombroso, right? But power alone does not a superhero make, and they'll have to learn how to use it if they want to defeat their nemesis not once--but twice. Don't miss all the Gecko & Sticky adventures: 1. The Villain's Lair 2. The Greatest Power, 3. Sinister Substitute 4. The Power Potion

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Peppered with exaggerated alliteration and the excitable lizard's Spanish-tinged 'Stickynese,' the wisecracking narrative bounds from one slapstick scenario to another. Publishers Weekly
Consistently entertaining . . . reaching a frenetic level of energy and comedy as the story's tension builds. Booklist
Fearsome is rarely this much fun. Van Draanen has a super imagination, to which she never applies the brakes. Readers who enjoy loony adventures will love this ride. Children's Literature
A dastardly good read. Written with gleeful wit, rapid-fire pacing and snappy dialogue. Kirkus Reviews

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Author Bio: Wendelin Van Draanen

Author Bio: Wendelin Van Draanen

Wendelin Van Draanen is the author of many beloved and award-winning books. For middle graders, she’s written Swear to Howdy and the Sammy Keyes mystery series. For teens and tweens, there’s Flipped, The Running Dream, Confessions of a Serial Kisser, and Runaway. And for younger readers, check out the Shredderman quartet and the Gecko and Sticky series.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 2.75
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English