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School Library Journal Review

From School Library Journal Grade 4–6—Feltus Ovalton LeRoi, 11, has moved from his old home into a new apartment, far away from his best friend, and he hates his new school. His socialite parents are emotionally distant and seem not … Continue reading

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Book Praise- The Golden Notebook

A wonderful, surreal journey through the mundane and the magical with a reluctant, flawed and oddly lovable hero. -The Golden Notebook Children’s store   ////////////////////////////////////////////////////

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Writing Workshop Praise- Woodstock Elementary

Jo Treggiari, author of The Curious Misadventures of Feltus Ovalton visited with my fourth grade library students to share her writing experiences. She discussed the writing process and gave the students practical ideas for their own work. Her openness and … Continue reading

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Book Review- Woodstock Elementary School

Fantasy lovers will be captivated by the suspense and adventure in The Curious Misadventures of Feltus Ovalton , as they get caught up in the magical world of Feltus and the PoodleRats. Jo Treggiari has written an engaging story that … Continue reading

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Book Review- Woodstock Library

Jo Treggiari has written a wonderful and comical adventure story that is rich in its description and vocabulary. Readers will delight in the magical, topsy-turvy world of Feltus, an unlikely hero, his eccentric but immensely interesting Great-aunt Eunida, and his … Continue reading

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Praise for “Heroes and Villains”

Jo Treggiari’s Mini-Writing Workshop was a great opportunity for 9-12 year olds to learn about the craft of writing from a published children’s book author. The children had a chance to hear the author read from her book, The Curious … Continue reading

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CM REVIEW

_________Feltus Ovalton is a 12-year-old, friendless, only child who is barely noticed by his workaholic father and status conscious mother. His yearning for something to happen is answered when he chants a spell from an old binder he finds in … Continue reading

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WOODSTOCK TIMES REVIEW

Pulling the wool over your ears Jo Treggiari reads from her magical new kids book in Woodstock A yarn is a story, and this story will unravel in a wool shop. The Golden Notebook bookstore of Woodstock, knowing its synonyms … Continue reading

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CHRONOGRAM REVIEW

Ever since 12-year-old Feltus Ovalton LeRoi’s parents moved him from a comfy suburban home to a city apartment, he’s been miserable. His new school is packed with bullies, and his parents, a self-absorbed duo obsessed with upward mobility, seem barely … Continue reading

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PRAISE

“Jo Treggiari has the most imaginatively powerful voice in young people’s fiction since the likes of Roald Dahl, Madeleine L’Engle and L. Frank Baum. I love her work.” Abigail Thomas, author of A Three Dog Life (Harcourt, 2006) – – … Continue reading

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