Review/ The Kidnappers

Review/ The KidnappersThe Kidnappers by Willo Davis Roberts
Published by Aladdin on January 26, 2016
Pages: 208

This bestselling classic novel about bullying gone awry from three time Edgar Award–winning author Willo Davis Roberts is a “fast-paced mystery [that] unfolds with suspense and excitement” (School Library Journal).
I didn’t like Willie Groves, but I didn’t hate him enough to want someone to kidnap him.
Famous last words. Joey Bishop soon finds himself face-to-face with the kidnappers—and his archenemy—in this fast-paced story that will leave you glued to the edge of your seat.

Sometimes I find a real bargain book.  Not the 50% off kind of bargain but the “I’m going for $2.00” bargain. With prices like these, it is also a risk as to what kind of book it really is.  Will it be any good?  Why is it so inexpensive?  Well, “The Kidnappers” by Willo Davis Roberts was one such book on the bargain table for a mere $2.00, and…I lucked out!  It’s a great read!

Perfect for any late elementary school reader, this fast-paced kidnapping drama will keep you on your toes and your fingers doing the page flipping.

When Willie Grooves, a.k.a., the bully, is kidnapped, it is up to Joey to save the life of a kid who basically wants to pulverize him.  What should he do?  Joey doesn’t think twice and tries to get everybody and anybody to listen to him.  The problem, Joey likes to tell tales and this time he cried wolf one too many times.

Will Joey be able to get the help he needs in time to rescue his nemesis?   Will Joey have a change of heart?  Will Joey be able to untangle himself and his enemy from the grasp of the kidnappers?  Don’t miss out reading this exciting adventure!