“Miser Snoot and The Bibliomaniacs” by Charlie O’ Shields is a must read for book lovers from 10 to 110. On the surface it is a fast paced detective story geared to tweens and teens . Delve deeper and all ages, all readers, will find the story to be a wake up call regarding the preservation of the printed word. The book is fun, challenging and informative. It was published in 2002 but could well have been written today to serve as a proud banner for those who would preserve in print books and access to information. The action begins with a trip to “Information Aisland’, a journey no reader should miss.
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