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Toy Academy: Some Assembly Required by Brian Lynch (from a Two Thumbs Up reviewer)

by McNally Robinson - Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 at 4:20pm

Toy Academy is about a toy called Grumbolt who has no idea what kind of toy he is. All he wants to do is go to the Toy Academy, graduate, and get an owner.  He doesn’t pay attention at school because he doesn’t want to learn about being a toy. He gets into lots of trouble and some funny things happen to him.

I think Grumbolt is a funny character. My favorite part of the story is when he is learning to fight the Evil Toy Academy. I think this is a good story for younger kids. It was very easy to read and has lots of interesting pictures. Toy Academy was not my favorite book this year, but it was still good to read.

- Zachary, a Two Thumbs Up reviewer

Categories: Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Two Thumbs Up Kids

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Toy Academy

- Children's hardcover

by Brian Lynch - $16.99 - Add to Cart

Playing is serious business.Grumbolt is a weird little hand-made stuffed animal: his arms are two different lengths, his head is too big, and no what knows what he is. But he's sure he has the potential to be something great -- to be someone's toy.So when he reaches Toy Academy, he's determined to prove that he can be just as much of a hero as the best action figure. (Too bad he's assigned to the Plush major and has to sit through Tea Party 101 and Intro to Bed Time Stories.)But when the Evil Toy Academy threatens to bring down his school, it's up to Grumbolt to go where no good toy has gone before and prove he's truly a great toy after all.Destined to be a classic, this is a laugh-out-loud story about trying to fit in -- and learning you're stand out.