We're back with another great book review for you guys today! Henry Hunter and The Beast of Snagov is the first book in the Henry Hunter series, and it's a super fun read for middle graders!
Adolphus Pringle lived a relatively normal life before he met Henry Hunter, but being the best friend of a twelve-year-old millionaire genius certainly makes life interesting. He has accompanied Henry on adventures all over the world and encountered dozens of supernatural creatures. Henry has a penchant for paranormal mysteries, and he never fails to drag his trusty sidekick, Dolf, into adventures to track down the truth in these mystical legends.
Henry announces one morning that he and Dolf are going to go in search of a creature more terrifying than Dracula himself: the Beast of Snagov. The pair of supernatural investigators travel from where Bram Stoker stayed in Whitby to Transylvania. Along the way they come across some strange things such as Dracula’s daughter, Bella, and an organization called the Order of the Dragon that wants to sacrifice Henry Hunter to the Beast of Snagov. When Henry is taken, it’s up to Dolf and Bella to team up and rescue him!
Will Henry survive this supernatural adventure? Get ready to discover the world of the supernatural through the eyes of our spooked narrator as he tags along on the first adventure in the Henry Hunter series!
This book is so cute, and it is really good for both boys and girls. It has engaged my middle graders' interest all the way through. We are not done with it yet, but are reading a few pages every night before bed ( a habit I highly recommend if you are not already doing it with your kids), and they are super into it. They won't let us skip a night, because they have to be up to date with what's going on with Henry! The story is a little bit creepy, but not scary, and the kids are loving it!