Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Super Schnoz and the Gates of Smell

Super Schnoz and the Gates of Smell
by Gary Urey
illustrated by Ethan Long
Hardcover, 156 pages
Published September 1st 2013 by Albert Whitman & Company
I received a free e-galley via NetGalley. I also received a free galley from the publisher via a giveaway.

Andy Whiffler has always stood out in a crowd. He has often been teased and ridiculed by his peers. All because he was born with a gigantic nose. Andy doesn't really mind, because thanks to his gigantic nose he has a fabulous sense of smell. He collects smells of all kinds, even those disgusting ones that no one else wants to be around. When his school, appropriately named James F. Durante Elementary School, is shut-down due to some kind of toxic spill, Andy and his friends form a super-team to find out what is really going on. Andy embraces his enormous honker and discovers it has the ability to make him fly. Now known as Super Schnoz, he goes where no other kid can go to get to the bottom of the icky smell. Oh yeah, he might do a little sneezing to battle the evil group of fiends that is trying to take over the world one polluted city at a time!

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