Caveboy Dave: More Scrawny Than Brawny

Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grade 3n/a2.58686

A funny graphic-novel series by New York Times bestselling author Aaron Reynolds!

His grandpa invented fire. His dad invented the wheel. How will Caveboy Dave leave his mark?

Dave Unga-Bunga has always been more scrawny than brawny. This is a major problem when your village expects you to become a meat-bringer. At age twelve, all young cave-people must stalk through the eerie mushroom forests for a prehistoric beast the village can feast on. Dave would much rather invent stuff for a better life, though—like underwear to make loincloths less itchy and cutlery to make eating less filthy. Can Dave save his group by inventing the perfect defense against a bloodthirsty pokeyhorn? Or will he MEET HIS DOOM?

First in a new series, More Scrawny Than Brawny delivers irresistible characters, big thrills, and even bigger laughs.

Hardcover, 256 pages
Published on November 1, 2016 by Viking Books for Young Readers
ISBN-10: 045147547X
ISBN-13: 9780451475473
19 Book Reviews
  • billybob1
    billybob13 months55 stars
    When I first saw this book, I thought it was your average, run of the mill, prehistoric fiction book. But when I finished it, I knew that this was a book that I would reread over and over again! In this book, Caveboy Dave, dreams to be a big time engineer. But when he and his friends are thrown into the wild, expected to kill 6 deadly beasts, he is hesitant to go. Will he come back victorious? Or will he suffer dreaded defeat? You'll have to read to find out! I would definitely recommend this book to a friend who loves engineering, or one who just loves a good laugh. This was a book I loved, and I'm sure you'll love it too!
    • adele marekoabout 3 years
      nice book but the thing is that i cant see it probaly
      • ??????about 3 years
        this is interesting but not that much.
        • yo gurl kylaabout 3 years
          cool
          • iwanttowin
            iwanttowinabout 4 years55 stars
            Best book! I had the author came into my class and talked about it. Rate it 5 stars!
            • markiplyier
              markiplyierover 4 years
              5 stars I love it
              • arielmosho
                arielmoshoover 4 years
                i have this book at home!!!!!
                • Goodgirl758536over 4 years
                  I luv it
                  • lucasb2007
                    lucasb2007almost 5 years55 stars
                    I really loved everything about this book. The author was able to put goofiness into the story by making it a cave boy using the stuff of today. I also like how the illustrator drew the characters throughout the book. It's comic book style and the characters are fun and goofy looking. It's mostly about a boy who has to participate in a group activity with his community.
                    • djkj
                      djkjalmost 5 years55 stars
                      I like this book because it had a lot of pictures to go with the writing. Sometimes too much writing can bore me. This is one of my favorite books. Dave protects his friends. The same way i protect my friends.