After moving to a new town, Jonah, an 11-year-old with a big imagination, reinvents himself as a talk show host, hoping this will somehow bring his absent father back. "Cleverly combines wish fulfillment and reality." ("Booklist").
An overweight 11-year-old decides to reinvent himself as a TV talk-show host with a gimmicky whale set. PW commended "Shreve's strong characters, convincing dialogue and soothing dose of fantasy fulfillment." Ages 8-12. (Sept.) Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.