L. A. Campbell
This is the laugh-out-loud sequel to L. A. Campbell’s Cartboy and the Time Capsule.
Hopelessly hapless Hal Rifkind, a.k.a. Cartboy, is off to summer camp. And not just any old camp, but history camp. Campers have to learn how to churn butter, plant maize, and carry water from the stream—or they get punished for not doing their chores. What else could possibly go wrong for Cartboy? Read Hal’s journal to find out!
Filled with photos, drawings, and timelines, Hal’s journal chronicles his hilarious adventures at Camp Jamestown—where nothing has changed in 400 years.
Dear Person/Alien Who Lives Way in the Future:
Hello. Greetings. Zimnet Snerg.
It’s me, Hal.
The first thing I want to say is: sorry to bug you again. I’m sure you have better things to do. Like play soccer on Jupiter. Or visit your robot cousins on Mars.
But based on what happened today, I had to talk to someone. And I figured the best someone was you. Especially since I wrote to you all last year in my time capsule journal for Mr. Tupkin’s history class. (Yes, I am still recovering.)
I’m also hoping you have the means (a real
Hal is back! In this laugh-out-loud sequel to Cartboy and the Time Capsule, Hal's off to summer camp. Filled with photos, drawings, and timelines, Hal’s journal chronicles his hilarious adventures at Camp Jamestown—where nothing has changed in 400 years.
Praise for Cartboy and the Time Capsule
“Occasional doodles and well-placed spot photos enhance the quirky humor. Sure, this sad-sack path blazed by Jeff Kinney’s Wimpy Kid is familiar ground, but Hal treads it well, and readers will find it easy to spend time with him.” —The Horn Book
“Campbell’s debut is fast and funny and dotted with drawings, labeled pictures, and goofy timelines. Hal’s authentic voice and realistic twelve-year-old sense of humor will hook Wimpy Kid fans.” —Kirkus Reviews