Charlie had his chocolate factory. Stanley Yelnats had his holes. Leo has the wacky, amazing Whippet Hotel.There's mystery and adventure on every floor.There's no other place quite like the Whippet Hotel. Each and every floor has its own wacky design--and its own wacky secrets. The guests are... show more
Charlie had his chocolate factory. Stanley Yelnats had his holes. Leo has the wacky, amazing Whippet Hotel.There's mystery and adventure on every floor.There's no other place quite like the Whippet Hotel. Each and every floor has its own wacky design--and its own wacky secrets. The guests are either mad or mysterious. And ducks are everywhere.Leo Fillmore should know everything there is to know about the Whippet Hotel--he is the janitor's son, after all. But a whole lot more mystery gets thrown his way when four cryptic boxes are left for him...boxes that lead him to hidden floors, strange puzzles, and an unexpected friend or two.Join Leo as he takes the ride of his life, without ever having to step outside. As the hotel starts to falling apart and the mystery thickens, there's only one thing Leo can know for sure: The future of the Whippet Hotel depends on him.
Publish date: April 30th 2013
Publisher: Scholastic Books
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Series: Floors (#1)
2.5 stars.Quirky and fun, a good MG book.Filled with ducks, a crazy hotel, and queer occupants, Leo and his friend will traverse the strange Whippet Hotel to find the clues left by the eccentric owner.Think Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium meets Quantum Conundrum.It was a okay book and I will be cont...
What a fun and wacky read! Not since my days of Roald Dahl have I fallen this in love with a story line. The Whippet Hotel is a place built out of the imagination of a very interesting man. Merganzer Whippet, the hotel's designer, was told that he would one day invent wacky things! If this hotel is ...
In a sentence or so: When the whimsical and wacky founder of the Whippet Hotel goes missing, it’s up to young Leo to piece together a series of clues that only one who truly loves and appreciates the Hotel could solve.Leo and his dad live in and serve the Whippet Hotel. As the maintenance man’s son,...