cover image Almost Starring Skinnybones

Almost Starring Skinnybones

Barbara Park. Random House Children's Books, $5.5 (112pp) ISBN 978-0-394-82591-5

Young Alex ``Skinnybones'' Frankovitch finally gets his chance to become a Big Celebrity--starring in a cat food commercial. But his fan club attracts only two members, and things go from bad to worse in this amusing follow-up to Skinnybones . Ages 8-12. (Nov.)