By Bruce Coville

Originally published in 1993 by Minstrel- published in 2002 by Aladdin Paperbacks

156 pages  Ages 9-12

Jennifer Murdley thought she was different from other kids in school in one way: she thought she looked ugly. But that turned into a fraction of her problems when she bought Bufo the toad. Bufo talks, acts like a human, and is hiding secrets. Bufo is soon realizing his own powers including kissing people to turn them into toads. Jennifer, her two brothers, her friend, and a mean girl are whisked into an adventure to stop an evil witch from stealing Bufo!!

I like how the author writes the end because he does not end it in “happily ever after”. This is an exciting book and I would recommend it to anyone!

 I rate it four out of five book worms.

Categories: Age 9+, Good Books

2 replies

  1. Sounds like a very fun book.

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