When Charlie Mcbutton Lost Power by Suzanne CollinsWhen Charlie Mcbutton Lost Power by Suzanne Collins

When Charlie Mcbutton Lost Power

bySuzanne CollinsIllustratorMike Lester

Paperback | September 6, 2007

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Charlie McButton likes computer games so much, he never plays with anything else. When a thunderstorm knocks out the electricity, his tech empire comes tumbling down, and his whole world loses power. Charlie needs batteries?FAST! But the only triple- A?s he can find are in his little sister?s talking doll. Will he resort to desperate measures and cause his sister to have a meltdown of her own? Or will he snap out of his computer craze long enough to realize his sister might be fun, even if she doesn?t come with batteries? Collins and Lester team up for a hilarious and timely tale that will crack up young computer addicts and those who love them!
Suzanne Collins lives in Sandy Hook, Connecticut. Mike Lester lives in Rome, Georgia.
Title:When Charlie Mcbutton Lost PowerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10.06 × 8.5 × 0.13 inPublished:September 6, 2007Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142408573

ISBN - 13:9780142408575

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great kids story Cute children's story about a boy who has to live without power for a little while and the realization it brings. I read this because it was written by Suzanne Collins. I would love to get my kids to read it when they are older.
Date published: 2017-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Small book, big impact #plumreview Picked up this book to read to my grandkids. Message: there is life beyond computer games. Charlie finds this out when the power fails and he has to choose between taking the batteries from his little sister''s doll, or playing with his sister instead. Beautifully illustrated.
Date published: 2017-03-21

Editorial Reviews

A clever, humorous story in rhyme. (School Library Journal)