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Your Mother Was a Neanderthal

by Jon Scieszka

Other authors: Adam McCauley (Illustrator), Lane Smith (Illustrator)

Series: Time Warp Trio (4)

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What does one say about this funny little adventures? Ok, this one struck me as a bit sexist - the male cavemen were stupider and stinkier. But the book was written & ill. by guys for guys, so I guess it's ok. ( )
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Jun 6, 2016 |
Genre: This is an excellent example of modern fantasy because it is about three boys that use a magic book to travel back in time to the stone age. The have fantastic battles with cave people, tigers, and mammoths as they try to get back to the 90's.

Plot: The plot of Scieszka's Time Warp Trio books all start somewhere in the middle of the story. The author does this to effectively grab your attention and put you in a major plot struggle. It then goes back and explains previous events until you are caught back up with where the story started. It is rather appropriate for books about time travel to be non-chronological.
  bperkins07 | Nov 19, 2010 |
This book is called the Time Warp Trio "Your Mother was a Neanderthal.The reason i liked this book is because its about time warping.The reason i like time warping is because if you want to go some place you can warp yourself there.The reason i dont like time warping is because there could be a mcdonalds and you could go to a different one.This is my summary for ime Warp Trio "Your Mother was a Neanderthal ( )
  curtiss.wilson37 | Nov 1, 2010 |
Boys travel back to time of the Neanderthals.
  austinwood | Sep 19, 2009 |
Intermediate/ Middle School. Science Fiction because of the time travel yet is still persuasive and relatable. Three boys go on a time traveling adventure in an effort to get out of doing their homework. Since writing has not been invented they have to figure out another way besides their usual Book to get them back to present day. The three boys (especially Joe) all grow and mature a lot in the story especially in learning to make more responsible decisions (comparing their desire not to do math and being motivated enought to be able to develop a lever to move a boulder). They are all dynamic.
The illustrations are done in pencil and add to the comedy of the story. ( )
  ashore06 | Oct 15, 2008 |
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Scieszka, Jonprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
McCauley, AdamIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Smith, LaneIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0140363726, Paperback)

The return of the popular Time Warp Trio finds the resourceful friends journeying back in time to the Stone Age, where school is no longer a problem but where there are plenty of other dangers and adventures awaiting. Reprint. SLJ. AB.

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The Time Warp Trio find themselves in the middle of an adventure in prehistoric times, where cave art is a form of graffiti and "rock" music takes on a whole new meaning.

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