Sunday, March 24, 2019

MMGM - The Littlest Bigfoot

The Littlest Bigfoot

The Littlest Bigfoot
by Jennifer Weiner
September 2016

I posted about this book before, but not for MMGM.

 I admit I am a "wanna be believer" in Bigfoot. So, when I saw this MG book, I just had to read it.

I love the beautiful cover with a pretty young girl and a cute littlest Bigfoot.

The MC feels she is unwanted, unloved, too big and has very unruly hair. I do feel that the cover should have been more true to the description of the main character in the book. I know some of you may think this sounds silly, but I feel if a young girl who is a little overweight reads this book and then looks at the picture on the cover, she's going to think, "If she's supposed to be big, then I must really be big."

The book starts out slow and is written in three POVs - Alice, Millie and Jeremy. If you can keep reading through the slow beginning and get used to the three POVs, you will find it to be an interesting read. In the second half of the book, I found myself wanting to finish the book to see what happens - and that is good.

This is what it says on Amazon:

Alice Mayfair, twelve years old, slips through the world unseen and unnoticed. Ignored by her family and shipped off to her eighth boarding school, Alice would like a friend. And when she rescues Millie Maximus from drowning in a lake one day, she finds one.

But Millie is a Bigfoot, part of a clan who dwells deep in the woods. Most Bigfoots believe that people—NoFurs, as they call them—are dangerous, yet Millie is fascinated with the No-Fur world. She is convinced that humans will appreciate all the things about her that her Bigfoot tribe does not: her fearless nature, her lovely singing voice, and her desire to be a star.

Alice swears to protect Millie’s secret. But a league of Bigfoot hunters is on their trail, led by a lonely kid named Jeremy. And in order to survive, Alice and Millie have to put their trust in each other—and have faith in themselves—above all else.

Have you read The Littlest Bigfoot?
Are you a "wanna be believer" in Bigfoot?

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  1. This one has been buried in my TBR list. Your review has moved it back to the top. Thanks for keeping this one out there!

  2. This does sound a book teens would enjoy reading! It intrigues me. Thanks for sharing!

  3. That's too bad that the cover doesn't portray the main character better. I'm with you on that.

  4. I agree with your comments about the cover. They missed badly with that. Thanks for your review. I will look for this one.

  5. The cover really should match what the main character actually looks like; that's disappointing on the cover artist's part. The book sounds great, though—thanks so much for the review!

  6. I enjoyed your post, Janet. Thanks for sharing this one for MMGM.


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