Knights of the Kitchen Table

knights of the kitchen tableAuthor: Jon Scieszka

Illustrator: Lane Smith

My rating: 3.5 of 5

Time Warp Trio, vol. 1

Joe and his friends, Fred and Sam, never intended to leave Joe’s birthday party. Or to end up in Arthurian England. They just weren’t careful to avoid idle wishes around his Uncle Joe’s present. And everybody knows idle wishes are dangerous . . . don’t they?

I have to admit, I only picked Knights of the Kitchen Table up because I’d read Jon Scieszka’s story in The Chronicles of Harris Burdick and enjoyed it. I’m glad I did. I’d walked past it and the many other volumes in Scieszka’s “The Time Warp Trio” series innumerable times, thinking the spines looked too dull to bother with them. The spines lie. Knights of the Kitchen Table is distinctly written for the elementary-school-boy demographic, but would be an enjoyable, quick read for anyone–it’s only around 50 pages long, and the print’s fairly big. I recommend that you check it out and see for yourself.


Leave a comment

Filed under Book Review

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.