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Ralph's Secret Weapon by Steven Kellogg

Ralph's Secret Weapon

by Steven Kellogg

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When eccentric Aunt Georgiana decides that nephew Ralph shows promise as a sea-serpent charmer, Ralph is ready with a secret weapon
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  TUCC | Jun 2, 2017 |
Ralph is going to live with his crazy aunt for the summer which he thought would be pretty fun. When he arrives he learns that she has great plans for him that he doesn’t think are so great. He is signed up or oboe lessons and is absolutely terrible at playing the instrument, but discovers that his awful skill works well for charming snakes. The military calls him in to charm a sea serpent, and Ralph has to use a secret weapon to get rid of the serpent; his aunt’s rancid cake.
  AmyLu | Nov 6, 2012 |
Ralph visits his aunt who makes him learn to play the bassoon. He wins the snake charming contests and goes to help the navy defeat the sea serpent. He brings his scret weapon, the cake that made the rat sick that the aunt made. The sea serpent takes the bassoon away. The are forced to use the secret weapon that makes the serpent burp up all the other people he swallowed. The cake saved the day!
  mmjones3 | Feb 24, 2010 |
Raplh is going to stay with his eccentric Aunt for the summer. As soon as he gets to her house she informs him that he will be busy learning to play the flute this summer, and she gives him a banana spinach cream cake that she claims is her recipe. Ralph is terrible at plalying the flute, but his aunt is convinced that her nephew will play so well that he will charm the snakes. Ralph starts to play a horrible noise, and a monster from the sea comes up to eat him. He immediately throws his secret weapon, the banana spinach cream cake in the monster's mouth and it saves him!
  cbpritchard | Nov 3, 2009 |
Ralph went on a vacation to his Aunt Georgiana after completing third grade. She told him that he will be practicing the bassoon. Then he went in the kitchen to get something to eat and seen a mouse eating the cake. The mouse feel off the cake sick. The admiral came and showed slides of the monster in action. Ralph threw a bag in the monster's mouth and it made him plunge back under the sea.
  amber85 | Oct 7, 2009 |
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When eccentric Aunt Georgiana decides that nephew Ralph shows promise as a sea-serpent charmer, Ralph is ready with a secret weapon.

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