The Ice Cream Kid: Brain Freeze! Review (Andrews McMeel Publishing)

The Ice Cream Kid: Brain Freeze!
What It Is

The Ice Cream Kid: Brain Freeze! is a 176-page illustrated chapter book by Todd Clark that is part of Andrews McMeel Publishing's Amp! Comics for Kids line. The book chronicles 9.5-year-old Irwin Snackcracker's hilarious adventures. After discovering that fudgesicles give him super powers, Irwin must learn to balance life as a fourth grader with his destiny as a superhero. Along with his pigeon sidekick and secret superhero grandfather, Irwin must also save the city from a vengeful lunch lady. The back of the book has a More to Explore section so kids can discover more about Irwin.

Is It Fun?

The humor in this book is perfectly suited to boys. Think booger contests and finding the word "butt" funny. The color illustrations are entertaining and help beginner readers visualize what's happening in the story. The addition of pictures to this chapter book also helps get reluctant readers interested in reading.

Who It’s For

The Ice Cream Kid: Brain Freeze! is for ages 7-12.

What To Be Aware Of

This hardcover book is also available as an ebook.

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  • Fun-and-Learning

  • The Ice Cream Kid: Brain Freeze! published by Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Written by: Todd Clark
  • Illustrated by: Todd Clark
  • We recommend this book for kids ages 7 and up