Book review: The Stupendously Spectacular Spelling Bee by Deborah Abela

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Book Review: The Stupendously Spectacular Spelling Bee reviewed by a kid book blogger | bookboy.com.auTitle: The Stupendously Spectacular Spelling Bee

Author: Deborah Abela

Publisher: Random House Australia

About the book: India Wimple watches The Stupendously Spectacular Spelling Bee on TV every Friday night. When India’s family suggests that she enter, she is nervous and shy, but throughout the course of the Bee she gains confidence, makes new friends and learns that sometimes you need to take risks.

What I thought: I thought this book was funny and interesting. I liked the voice of the book, which made it feel real. I liked the character of India because she reminded me of myself and my friends. Some of the spelling words were quite challenging.

I think this book is a good, easy, entertaining read that boys and girls would both like. I would recommend this book for ages 8+.

Buy The Stupendously Spectacular Spelling Bee.

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I'm a 15-year-old Aussie boy who loves to read. My favourite books include 'Jasper Jones', 'To Kill A Mockingbird' and 'The Lord Of The Rings'. My website contains reviews of books from junior fiction to YA novels and, now, adult reads as well. I only review books I like. My brother writes younger reviews for Book Boy as Book Boy Jr. My book reviews have appeared in The Sunday Telegraph, and on sites such as Children's Books Daily, Creative Kids Tales and Inside A Dog. I am a former member of the #LoveOzYA committee (2018).

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    I love the sound of the Spectacular Spelling bee! I got so inspired by your site, that I made my own! I love all your reveiws because you put so much detail!

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      Thanks Sali – good luck with your blog! It looks great.

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        Thanks!

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