Review of Call Me Drog by Sue Cowing

Call Me Drog is a great story, which is quite unlike anything I have read before. It is a debut novel from author Sue Cowing and follows eleven year old Parker and hand puppet Drog.

Drog is not a normal toy that you can pick and choose when to play with. Once Parker has put him onto his hand, he cannot find a way to get him off. Drog also seems to have a life of his own and lands Parker in all kinds of trouble.

Parker Lockwood is a normal sixth grader until Drog turns his life upside down. Before long his best friend Wren thinks he has turned against her and his father thinks he should be sent to military school. How will Parker prove that he is not making things up?

I can’t believe how much I enjoyed this book, I started reading and just had to keep going to find out more about Drog. Is he really magical or is it a trick? Will Parker ever be able to get him off of his hand? There were some heart wrenching moments too when Parker talks about his parents divorce and has to make decisions about splitting time between his mother and father.

This is a unique, moving and ultimately hilarious novel that I would highly recommend.

Thank you to Usborne for sending us a copy to review.

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