- No Time Like Show Time
No Time Like Show Time
2004 first edition
Author(s) Michael Hoeye Country United States Language English Genre(s) Children's novel Publisher Speak, a division of Penguin Putnam Publication date 10 July 2004 Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback) Pages 288 pp ISBN 0-670-91308-1 OCLC Number 60512513 Preceded by The Sands of Time Followed by Time to Smell the Roses
Hermux is back in Pinchester after his adventures in the desert, trying to return to his normal life as a watchmaker. He receives a mysterious invitation to the Varmint Variety Theater from the impresario, Fluster Varmint. Fluster is being blackmailed and needs Hermux's help to save his theatre. But show business is a whole new world of weirdness for our modest hero. Hermux ends up saving the show and finding out who black mailed Fluster.
There is a character nicknamed "Parrot of 1,000 Voices",which may be a reference to Mel Blanc.
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