Stuart, Violet, and Brian (the Emu Club) find another mystery to solve. This time it’s…”Why does time run so slowly in some places?” Well, they got an answer, but it certainly was not what they were expecting! One thing leads to another, and they end up saving the world with the help of Ferdinand, the Robot Dog.
Ghostly Thief Of Time Review
I mostly liked the book. It was a little long, though. I liked the pictures in the story. They’re better than the Batman pictures! I really liked it when they were switching around different times (periods), and when Violet told them to do the right thing. But, I didn’t like it when Bradley Ketchum was calling Stuart “Baloney”. That was mean. You shouldn’t call other people names. If I could be any character, I would like to be Violet. (Adult: I voted for Ferdinand the Robot Dog.) Because she had a pretty pink shirt on.
I guess I would recommend this to other kids my age. I’d be okay with reading more.
What book is better? Ghostly Thief of Time or Bad Kitty? Bad Kitty! Definitely!
Adult Notes: Ghostly Thief of Time was an excellent story to read with my 6 year old. She was able to follow right along with it, and loved the randomly included pictures and silly opinions interjected by the boys.
There are some stories that are hard to read with your child, but thankfully Ghostly Thief of Time was not one of them. My child is easily amused, but we both liked the book because the unique format of ‘hand-written’ notes with the pictures that were actually part of the story instead of being just illustrations. This made it easy to keep the kiddo involved with what we were reading, and I could count on a picture every few pages to draw her attention back to it if she started to wonder.
Plus, it tackles one of life’s great mysteries! Just why in the world DOES time go so slow in certain places? Now, unlike the Scooby Gang, the EMU club finds an unusual explanation, but that’s all part of the fun. Every little kid, I think, wants to save the world, and Ghostly Thief of Time definitely gives children that experience on an easy-to-understand scale.
I highly recommend this cute, fun EMU Club adventure book to any parents out there.