Award-winning author Tom Angleberger flexes his comic muscle in this hairy adventure story with twists at every turn. Regular kid Lenny Flem Jr. is the only one standing between his evil-genius best friendaCasper, a master of disguise and hypnosisaand world domination. It all begins when Casper spends money from his granny on a spectacularly convincing fake mustache, the Heidelberg Handlebar #7. With it heas able rob banks, amass a vast fortune, and run for president. Is Lenny the only one who can see through his disguise? And will he be able to stop Casper from taking over the world? Praise for Fake Mustache aThereas no twist too goofy or absurd as Angleberger pulls out all the stops for this unabashedly silly story.aaPublishers Weekly qAnglebergeras foot-on-the-floor zaniness helps pull it off, fueled by a steady stream of gags and utter ridiculousness that make Saturday-morning cartoons seem reasonable in comparison. Pure, unfiltered hilarity.q aBooklist qThe 2012 campaign season just got a little hairier. Kids will delight in the various ways in which Casper exploits his power over grownups.q aThe Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books qAppropriately goofy.q aThe Horn Book qAngleberger severs all ties with sanity in his latest farce for preteens with hilarious results. There's plenty of action and goofiness. Fans of Angleberger's previous efforts won't be disappointed. Total deadpan lunacy.q aKirkus Reviews qThis is a cute, although improbable, story about two best friends, Lenny and Casper, who live in the small town of Hairsprinkle.. Jodie brings many positive traits of a strong, female hero.q aLibrary Media ConnectionAward-winning author Tom Angleberger flexes his comic muscle in this hairy adventure story with twists at every turn.
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