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Publisher's Summary

The town of Franklin Falls is having its 100th birthday. And that means the town’s historic time capsule is about to be dug up and put on display by the proud citizens. Yeah, well, not if the crooked mayor has his way. 

Good thing all-around smart kid Leon Karakostas is one step ahead of him. With his twin sister, Noel, and his crew - Pixie, Microscope, and Aardvark - he’s planning the greatest heist Franklin Falls has ever seen. It’s up to them to save the town’s treasure before the mayor can get his greasy hands on it. 

Along the way, they’ll find themselves in a mad dash to the dump, on a rooftop chase, and caught up in a showdown with a mysterious grandma. They’ll cross paths with the world’s worst music, invisible elephants (sort of), waffles on wheels, the Lord of the Pugs, and more. So much more. (Seriously. It’s crazy.) 

Will the kids be able to stop the mayor before he steals the town’s most valuable artifact and takes off with it? Find out in Van Temple’s fast-paced and laugh-out-loud funny The Double Drastic Time Capsule Caper!

©2020 Van Temple (P)2020 Audible Originals, LLC.

About the Creator

Van Temple has been writing for most of his life. He specializes in stuff for kids ages 8 to 800. He has written for television, and he’s the author of nonfiction and humor books and children’s scripts. The Double Drastic Time Capsule Caper is his first book for Audible Originals. Van lives in Seattle with his family, which always includes several cats.

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indeed a great story.i followed it.it reminded me of my childhood.i was glad to listen

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Awesomely amazing!🙃

Sooo amazing 🤩 love ❤️ it it is such a good book 📖 😊 😃 😀 I hope 🤞 all of you like 👍 this too!😊

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Peanuts characters before Scooby Doo

Picture (or audibilize in your mind) vocalizations of Peanuts characters or maybe the South Park gang in a Scooby Doo cartoon but without the charm of a dog. The soundtrack of a low budget kid’s movie. Leon narrates with an unpleasant voice but the girls were charming. I think the actors were supposed to be middle schoolers but it plays equally well if you pretend they are liberal arts undergraduates. Then, Leon and Pixie are relatable like Fred and Daphne. Lots of Scooby type escapades. The sexual or sensual undertones, intrigue or dangers have to be totally imagined.
If you are a teenager or older, you will find this a bit hard to get into.

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Good over all story. Maim character who narrated had am annoying voice. Too many off story details

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story ok, voice not

My kids thought the story was fine, but they were not impressed with the voice of the main character. They often mentioned that it sounded a little weird and distracted from the story.

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Fun and Light hearted read

Looking for a fun and easy story, this is it from young teenage point of view.

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funny

pretty good quick read. I liked it . would recommend it. good ending for the story

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this is a test review I really like this book

this is a test review i really like this book it was cool but it'

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Very enjoyable and entertaining

The story was exciting, the characters were well drawn and the performances were exceptional. Well done.

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Incredible

My kids loved it! We listened to it while we were in the car and it was very suspenseful and short! It’s convenient for any car ride.