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Chameleon chaos

Chameleon chaos

Sparkes, Ali; Collins, Ross

Petty Potts, scientist extraordinaire, is losing her touch. The spray that's supposed to switch Josh and Danny into chameleons refuses to work. But the next day, at school, things get very weird. It looks like Petty's spray has worked after all, and it shows no sign of wearing off any time soon

Paperback, Book. English. Adventure stories. Fiction 7+. Children's stories. Adventure.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012
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Statement of responsibility: Ali Sparkes ; illustrated by Ross Collins
ISBN: 0192732374, 9780192732378
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Physical Description: 125 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Series: Switch ; 8
Subject: Josh (Fictitious character : Sparkes) Juvenile fiction.; Metamorphosis Juvenile fiction.; Brothers Juvenile fiction.; Danny (Fictitious character : Sparkes) Juvenile fiction.
Series Title: Switch ; 8.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 5
Interest Level: MY
Points: 2
Quiz Number: 221853

Description

Petty Potts' most recent reptoSWITCH spray doesn't seem to be working . . . not that Josh and Danny were all that excited about being chameleons anyway-alligators would be way better! Plus, they're distracted by the mystery of who is sending them clues to find marbles filled with scientific code.

But at school the next day, time seems to be going too fast for the twins, and when one of Danny's eyeballs rolls right round in its socket, they know things are getting weird. While Danny is distracted by the leafy coolness of his teacher's pot plant, Josh is causing a stir in PE, escaping the class bullies by climbing right up to the top of the gym ropes! How long will it be before the boys are boys again? And will they be able to find the next marble (and get their own back on those

bullies) in the meantime?

Reviews

Praise for SWITCH

This book has helped my son, 5, move on from picture books at bed time to one with more words. An excellent choice for reluctant readers who will be thrilled at the idea of turning into a bug, mad inventors and lots of adventures.
Amazon Reviewer||The book is great fun and involves the reader, who really feels as though they are part of the story. Along the way the reader learns a surprising amount about pond life.
www.parentsintouch.co.uk||Praise for Ali Sparkes's Frozen in Time, winner of the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award

'I know now what they mean by a plot that is toe-curlingly good . . . brilliantly inventive and rollicking fantastical adventure'
Bookbag||'Frozen in Time shows [Ali's] skill at fusing traditional children's storytelling with modern tales . . . Sparkes's sci-fi conspiracy thrills will keep 21st-century kids transfixed'
Books Quarterly||'It was outstanding. It blew me away'
Jamie Fenlon, judge on the Blue Peter book award panel