Speazlebud by David Donohue
Published by O’Brien Press
by Kilkee Library Children’s Book Club
story of Walter and his zany family. His father is an inventor,
his mum an artist and his granddad a very talented wood carver who,
like Walter possesses the gift of “noitanigami” or imagination.
power can make people go backwards in time. It can only be used
to help others. Walter Speazlebud is a great read for young and
old children. It touches on topics such as learning difficulties,
bullying and old age.
book club gave it a mark of seven out of ten.
characters: Walter’s father and granddad.
scenes: Mum paints the house black and when Dad crashes his “loomobile”