Thursday, July 16, 2009

The Inconvenient Adventures of Uncle Chestnut

Author: Paul Nowak
Reading level: Ages 9-12
Paperback: 64 pages
Publisher: Eternal Revolution (May 29, 2009)
ISBN-10: 0977223493

The Inconvenient Adventures of Uncle Chestnut by Paul Nowak is a children's book that packs between it's covers, truth, wisdom, and humor that even adults can use, and relate to. It is based on the works G.K. Chesterton, one of the most influential English writers of the 20th century.

This book teaches children to see everyday inconveniences as opportunities for joy and personal growth.

Chapters include:
*The Runaway Hat
*The Boy Who Wanted to See Giants
*A Trip to the Seaside
*The Easy Job
*Words to Know

Chesterton, a profound and prolific early 20th century writer, authored more than 100 books over his lifetime, and influenced many other great thinkers and writers like C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Mahatma Gandhi.

(Thank you to the author for my review copy)


Carmen said...

This book looks really interesting! Are these sold in any of the big bookstores or do they have to be ordered?

Barbara said...

Carmen- It's available on