The Order of Odd-Fish
Publish date: August 12th 2008
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
This was a fun, zany read. It didn't grab me and keep me reading obsessively like I thought it might, and a few bits were confusing (because it's super-zany at points...), but overall, it was definitely a great read, and I'm glad I found it!
'"I thought the afterlife would be drier than this," said Jo."Or better lit," said Sefino."We're not dead!" insisted Aunt Lily.No one spoke for a while. Jo fidgeted uncomfortably in the wet darkness. Her body was coming back, and it ached all over."Pretty dull afterlife," said Sefino. "I must have b...
What a weird book. I mean that in the best possible way, I think. The Order of Odd-Fish is partly screwball. A quick selection of characters: an aging former actress, a Russian colonel whose actions are dictated by his intestinal tract, a giant and very vain talking cockroach who is stalked by papar...
I wasn't quite sure what I was getting into with this one, but I ended up throughly enjoying it, and now I want to meet other people who enjoyed this odd, quirky story as much as I did.The trade paperback artwork was just fabulous and if I had to pick a favorite character I would have to say it woul...