Read It: The Adventures of Captain Waffello

Leah LeMoineAugust 27, 2019
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A superhero epic collides with child psychology in The Adventures of Captain Waffello: Toasty’s Revenge (eBI Performance Solutions, $12.99), a sweet and sassy children’s book penned by 11-year-old Aiden Dennis and illustrated and shepherded by his mom, Angie Butler. The story follows the exploits of caped breakfast pastry Captain Waffello and his sidekick, Sir Rup, as they attempt to thwart the evil mastermind Toasty the Terrible and his henchmen, the Toastettes, from rigging all the toasters in the world to always burn toast. Dennis was diagnosed with ADHD when he was 5, and he wrote the book with kids like him in mind, encouraging “brain and body breaks” throughout as well as interactive prompts to help young readers stay engaged and focused.

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