When fifth-grader Arlo Moore sets his mind to becoming famous, his first thought is to try to break a world record. He likes to eat bananas, and he loves to read the Guinness Book of World Records, so he decides to attempt to break the record for eating bananas (17 in less than two minutes). World record fever spreads quickly, however.
Soon, Arlo, his sister and two friends from Lincoln Elementary School are practicing like mad - and driving their parents and school principal crazy! Will they set world records and become famous, or will practicing do them in?
Tom Birdseye's warm-hearted and humorous stories of childhood are a standard on school reading lists across the country. He drew on his own experiences as a fifth-grade teacher in Oregon to write I'm Going to be Famous. The combination of Birdseye's realistic writing style and Jeff Woodman's cheerful narration is irresistible. Download and start listening now!