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Molly Moon Stops The World

by Georgia Byng

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    Apr 2004, 384 pages
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    Apr 2005, 400 pages

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You are about to embark on an incredible journey to Hollywood with the dazzling young hypnotist Molly Moon, but be warned: this trip is very dangerous, evil lurks on every page!

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You are about to embark on an incredible journey to Hollywood with the dazzling young hypnotist Molly Moon.


But be warned: this trip is very dangerous, evil lurks on every page.


Molly Moon is back -- and this time she's hypnotizing her way to the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Along with Rocky and Petula the pug, Molly is tracking the sinister activities of American billionaire Primo Cell, who wants to become president and take over the world. He has all the Hollywood celebrities in his power, but Molly Moon has an amazing power of her own, which even she doesn't know about. . .

CHAPTER ONE

Davina Nuttel sat in the back of her chauffeur-driven limousine, reading about herself in a celebrity magazine. Her chubby face, surrounded by posters of all the films and shows she'd already starred in, smiled out from the page.

"Child superstar Davina Nuttel," she read, "is back on Broadway in the hit show Stars on Mars. After surprise newcomer Molly Moon quit the part and left New York, Miss Nuttel was the obvious choice for the lead." Davina fumed. She was sick of Molly Moon's name being mentioned in the same sentence as hers. She hated that bug-eyed, skinny nobody.

"Stop at the ice-cream parlor on Madison," she snapped at her driver.

He nodded and negotiated his way across four lanes of noisy New York traffic.

Davina was feeling particularly rattled. She needed a big, sweet ice cream. It had been a bad day at the Broadway theater where she was rehearsing a new Stars on Mars song. To begin with, she'd had a sore throat and couldn't hit the high notes....

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Familiar characters face new adventures this spring. Georgia Byng offers more hypnotic high jinks... Along with twists and surprises, Byng also works in themes about the pervasiveness of advertising and the influence of celebrity endorsements.

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Chock-full of classic B-movie adventure-from shocking revelations of parentage to a deus ex machina escape from an overly elaborate evil-genius deathtrap an enjoyable over-the-top page-turner. (Fiction. 8-13)

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I love this book, I highly recommend it!!!

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great book
This book was great, I really loved it, I was hooked, I even read it in the bathtub, on my school bus and when I was eating dinner. You just got to read this amazing book!!

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Molly Moons Stops The World
this book was really great and i can't believe Molly could stop the world it seems impossible and it's even more thrilling than the first but i liked that one too and i can't wait to read the 3rd book

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