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Mechanical Mind of John Coggin Blog Tour

Illustrations by Ben Whitehouse. Welcome, my bookish friends! Today I have a real treat for you. This title looks like so much fun - and I'll be diving into it myself shortly. It disappeared from my stack and I just rediscovered it in my son's pile. Read on for a description of the book and then a fabulous Q&A with the title character - written by Elinor Teele. For even more excitement - head to the bottom of the post to learn how you could win a signed copy (generously sent to you by the publisher). The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin by Elinor Teele Hardcover, 352 pages Pub Date: April 12th 2016 by Walden Pond Press ISBN 0062345109 (ISBN13: 9780062345103) Book Description: Roald Dahl meets The Penderwicks in this quirky, humorous, whimsical, and heartwarming middle grade debut about two siblings who run away from home to escape working in the family coffin business. John Coggin is no ordinary boy. He is devising an invention that nobody has ever seen bef