Alvin Ho: Allergic To The Great Wall, The Forbidden Palace, And Other Tourist Attractions
Publish Date: 2014-08-05
Author: Lenore Look
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Heres the sixth book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.
Alvin, an Asian American second grader whos afraid of everything, is taking his fears to a whole new levelor should we say, continent. On a trip to introduce brand-new baby Ho to relatives in China, Alvins anxiety is at fever pitch. First theres the harrowing 16-hour plane ride; then theres a whole slew of cultural differences to contend with: eating lunch food for breakfast, kung fu lessons, and acupuncture treatment (yikes!). Not to mention the crowds that make it easy for a small boy to get lost.
From Lenore Look and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham comes a drop-dead-funny and touching series with a truly unforgettable character.
Shares with Diary of a Wimpy Kid the humor that stems from trying to manipulate the world. Newsday