The Poof Point by Ellen Weiss

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When Norton and Marigold Bicker's time machine backfires, their children, twelve-year-old Marie and nine-year-old Eddie, try to save them as they mentally become younger and younger. Sequel to "The Tiny Parents."

About Ellen Weiss

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Weiss is a Professor in the school of Architecture at Tulane University. Friedman is a freelance journalist. He has four graduate degrees in international relations and political science from Columbia University.
Published October 13, 1992 by Knopf Books for Young Readers. 166 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Marie and Eddie Bicker--who, in The Tiny Parents (1989), rescued their scientist parents after one experiment misfired- -cope with the results of another fiasco in their basement laboratory: though the senior Bickers still have adult bodies, their psyches regress, leaving the kids to deal with pr...

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This slapstick tale, in the spirit of Daniel Pinkwater's best, never misses a beat as the authors spin out scene after hilarious scene of children having to act like grownups while the grownnups act like children.

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