Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Time and Mr. Bass by Eleanor Cameron

  • THE BOOK
    • Time and Mr. Bass by Eleanor Cameron
    • Published in 1967
    • Fifth book in the Mushroom Planet series
      • Good Reads lists it as Book #6 because there is an e-book available that includes 2 short stories published in 1964 thus by chronology it could be considered Book #5.

  • THE PREMISE
    • The final Mushroom Planet book really amps up the adventure and fully involves Mr. Tyco Bass and his past.
    • An ancient scroll and necklace are stolen from the Mycetians (the Mushroom people who live on Earth) and begin causing problems. Mr. Bass and the two boys, David and Chuck, go searching for them in England and Wales.
    • Meanwhile, an ancient enemy of Mr. Bass is also on his trail.
    • David and Chuck learn the story of Mr. Bass and why he has such amazing powers.