➾ Villains Lair (The Gecko and Sticky, #1) Download ➹ Author Wendelin Van Draanen – Entrecielos.co

Reviewed by Sally Kruger aka Readingjunky for TeensReadToo.comA boy and his pet gecko It doesn t seem like the makings of much of an adventure, but imagine if it was a talking gecko with notoriously sticky fingers Dave Sanchez is a pretty normal kid He lives in an apartment with his hardworking parents and his annoying sister Life was fairly routine until the day his pet gecko announced that he could talk He told some crazy story about helping three loco banditos in their get rich quick Reviewed by Sally Kruger aka Readingjunky for TeensReadToo.comA boy and his pet gecko It doesn t seem like the makings of much of an adventure, but imagine if it was a talking gecko with notoriously sticky fingers Dave Sanchez is a pretty normal kid He live The Gecko Sticky are two of the most hilarious characters I have ever come across in literature Sticky is the actual gecko and the Gecko is the superhero moniker of Sticky s 13 year old friend, Dave Sanchez Confused It makes sense when you read the book, whose tongue in cheek narrative style is full of asides and inside jokes for the reader.The Gecko and Sticky actually make their first appearance within the pages of van Draanen s four book Shredderman series which I also highly recom The Gecko Sticky are two of the most hilarious characters I have ever come across in literature Sticky is the actual gecko and the Gecko is the superhero moniker of Sticky s 13 year old friend, Dave Sanchez Confused It makes sense when you read the book, whose tongue in cheek narrative style is full of asides and inside jokes for the reader.The Gecko and Sticky actually make their first appearance within the pages of van Draanen s four book Shredderman series which I also Dave Sanchez Is An Average Boy With An After School Job And A Pet Gecko Named Sticky All Very Normal Until The Day Sticky Talks Sticky Tells Dave A Wild Tale Of A Former Life Of Crime, Searching For Aztec Gold With A Treasure Hunter Named Damien Black, And Of A Magical Aztec Wristband With Shiny Gold Power Ingots That Will Give The Wearer Super Powers Dave Doesn T Believe A Word Until Sticky Shows Him The Wristband But While Sticky Managed To Escape With The Wristband, Damien Black Has The Power Ingots So The Lizard And Treasure Hunter Each Have Something The Other Wants Very Badly.Filled With Outrageous Adventures, Over The Top Characters, Snappy Funny Dialogue, And A Tongue Planted Firmly In Cheek Narration, This New Series Is Sure To Be A Hit With Young Superheros Everywhere.Wendelin Van Draanen Spent Many Years As A Teacher Before Devoting Herself To Writing Full Time She Lives In Central California. This is the first book in The Gecko and Sticky series by Wendelin Van Draanen It was a strange and almost nonsensical story, but by the end of the book I could see the appeal for younger children, especially boys.The accent on Sticky is very irritating and stereotypical , but otherwise I appreciated listening to Marc Cashman s narration He reads with a lot of energy and enthu Okay First of all, when my mom put this book on hold for me at the library, I thought it was going to be a stupid book But when I read my mom the flap I thought it sounded like a good book My mom even said it sounded like something I d write I m going to be an author when I grow up I reall This is an adventurous, mysterious, and real story about a boy named Dave and his talking gecko, Sticky No, really, it s a true story Sticky leads Dave to a scary old mansion that is booby trapped with hollow walls and shrunken heads They are there to steal a magic Aztec armband that is currently in the possession of the evil villain Damien Black The armband, combined with powerful gold ingots, gives the wearer the abili Series fiction aimed at boys isn t something that I usually read so it is hard for me to compare this book to others It was filled with adventure and light humor so I m sure 4th grade boys will enjoy this book about a boy and a gecko. At first I thought it was going to be long and boring, but I really liked the adventure in the book. NOTE This review is specifically for the audiobook version The reader s performance may have skewed my perspective.If you still think Speedy Gonzales is an appropriate character for the 21st century, then you may enjoy Sticky In this first book of a new series, Van Draanan writes an exciting tale, full of outrageous characters, fast paced action, and lots of laughs Stephen Gilpin s pen and ink drawings add to the fun This will appeal to both boys and girls and should hook reluctant readers, who will be look