Synopses & Reviews
Bestselling Norwegian mystery author Jo Nesband#248; enters the world of childrenand#8217;s books with andlt;iandgt;Doctor Proctorand#8217;s Fart Powder, andlt;/iandgt;the first book in this very funny middle-grade series. Filled with magic, wit, and bathroom humor, andlt;iandgt;Doctor Proctorandlt;/iandgt; will keep boys and girls laughing until the end.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Eleven-year-old Nilly is new to the neighborhood, but he is quick to make friends: Doctor Proctor, an eccentric professor who invents wacky potions and powders; and brainy Lisa, who is always teased by the twin terrors Truls and Trym. All is good farty fun when Nilly and Lisa help Doctor Proctor develop his latest invention, a powder that makes you fart. The powder makes Nilly and Lisa VERY popular at school when they sell it for 50 cents a bag. (And they get revenge on Truls and Trym by giving them an extra-strength dose of fart powder that shoots them up into a tree!)andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;But when Doctor Proctor creates an industrial-strength version that can send people to outer space, the kids must go to great lengths to protect the invention and keep it out of the hands of their neighbors, who want to use the powder for evil purposes.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;In the spirit of Roald Dahl and Lemony Snicket, andlt;iandgt;Doctor Proctorandlt;/iandgt; offers a winning combination of humor, adventure, and absurdity that kids (of all ages) will loveand#8212;proving that Jo Nesband#248; can keep you on the edge of the seat and make your sides split in equal measure.
Nilly is new to the neighborhood, but is quick to make friends: Doctor Proctor, an eccentric professor; and Lisa, who is teased by the twin terrors Truls and Trym. Nilly and Lisa help Doctor Proctor develop his latest invention, a powder that makes you fart. The powder makes Nilly and Lisa VERY popular at school when they sell it for 50c a bag. And they get revenge on Truls and Trym by giving them an extra strength dose of fart powder that shoots them up into a tree. All is good farty fun. Until someone steals the industrial-strength fart powder -- that was supposed to make Doctor Proctor famous -- to use for evil purposesand#8230;
When 11-year-old Nilly moves to his new neighborhood in Oslo, Norway, he meets his neighbor, Doctor Proctor, an eccentric professor who invents wacky potions and powders--including an industrial strength fart powder that can send people to outer space. Illustrations.
About the Author
Jo Nesband#248;andlt;Bandgt; andlt;/Bandgt;is the most successful Norwegian author of all time. He has sold more than 19 million books, which are published in forty-seven different languages globally, and he is widely recognized as one of Europeand#8217;s foremost crime writers. The author of crime fiction and short stories, the Doctor Proctor adventures are his first childrenand#8217;s books.Mike Lowery is an illustrator and fine artist whose work has been seen in galleries and publications internationally. Mike is the illustrator of andlt;iandgt;Moo Hooandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Ribbit Rabbitandlt;/iandgt; by Candace Ryan;andlt;iandgt; The Gingerbread Man Loose in the Schoolandlt;/iandgt; by Laura Murray; and the Doctor Proctorandrsquo;s Fart Powder novels by Jo Nesbandoslash;. Currently he is a professor of illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta, Georgia, where he lives with a lovely German frau, Katrin, and his super genius daughter, Allister. Visit him at MikeLowery.com.andnbsp;