Book Review by Aarene Storms: Bigfoot Boy #1: Into the Woods

Friday, March 18, 2016

Bigfoot Boy #1: Into the Woods
by J. Torres and Faith Erin Hicks

Rufus thinks that visiting Grammy in her little cabin in the woods will be boring.

Rufus is wrong.

When Rufus discovers a magical totem amulet, and says the magic word, all sorts of things happen: he meets helpful talking animals. He also meets jealous talking animals. He also meets don't want to give it all away.

Oh, and he turns into a Sasquatch.

When J. Torres (Teen Titans Go) joins forces with Faith Erin Hicks (Adventures of Superhero Girl​), you know fun things will happen.

And they do.

This isn't a book for advanced intellectual discussion. It's more like a fast-moving Saturday morning cartoon, on paper.

I loved it.

No sex, no cussing, no blood. Some magic, and some unexpected friendships. For readers ages 8 to, um, me.

The events may not have happened; still, the story is true.  --R. Silvern

Aarene Storms, youth services librarian
Richmond Beach and Lake Forest Park Libraries, KCLS


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