The Beasts of Upton Puddle review by Seth89
The Beasts of Upton Puddle
by Simon West-Bulford
Age Range - 12 and up
Genre - Fantasy

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Age at time of review - 13
Reviewer's Location - Tipp City, Ohio, United States
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This book is about a boy named Joseph who is loving to creatures. One day he stumbles upon an old lady, Mrs. Merryweather,  who tames mystical creatures for a living. She deems him her errand boy and pupil, as long as he doesn't tell anybody. But keeping that secret is hard when a big-shot CEO, Redwar, a bully, and his mom all want answers on what he's doing. Especially when Redwar wants to find the source of these mystical creatures. Truth is that Mrs. Merryweather is the only one who knows, but when Joseph travels there himself, Redwar will do whatever it takes to get the information. 


I liked this book and would recommend it to most people who have the time and patience for a book to pick up speed. The pros are the last 100 pages are amazing. unlike the first boring 400. The book uses vivid words, but also old english ones. The characters were very unique and creative and this is probably what I found most intriguing about this book. It is either that or the plot, which starts off shaky in the beginning, but does a really good job of capturing your attention and emotion in the end. 

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It has nothing graphic but a drunk old leprechaun.

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