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Book Review: Conspirators of the Lost Sock Army and the Loose Change Collection Agency by Dan O’Brien

February 20, 2014

I received this book for free from Author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Book Review: Conspirators of the Lost Sock Army and the Loose Change Collection Agency by Dan O’BrienConspirator's of the Lost Sock Army and the Loose Change Collection Agency by Dan O'Brien
Published by Createspace on 5th February 2014
Pages: 42
Source: Author
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four-stars
You're never too old to have one more adventure Brought to life by Steve Ferchaud's vibrant drawings, this story for all ages by Dan O'Brien lets us know that it is never too late to have one more adventure.

 

What a fun read! Sometimes, you just need to read a book that you would never normally pick up in order to get you back into reading, and this was definitely that book for me.

Conspirators, as I shall call it, is a fantastic short story that is perfect for kids from around the age of 7. It follows Robert, an old man who suddenly finds himself agreeing to help Colin the Leprechaun, a representative of the Loose Change Collection Agency. I loved the idea of Leprechauns collecting the money that falls between the cushions of a sofa, it really made me smile, as did the majority of this book.

The illustrations are absolutely marvellous, Steve Ferchaud did a wonderful job, and they really complemented the story well. I’m a huge fan of illustrations in books, particularly when they are as well done as these ones were. I think I appreciate them more because I am absolutely terrible at drawing myself!

This is a ridiculously fun, quick read that is bound to cheer anyone up, whether you’re reading it to a young one or just enjoying it for yourself.