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The Adventures of Herman Somnambula, PhD: The Troubling Case of Rusty McNutt

The Adventures of Herman Somnambula, PhD: The Troubling Case of Rusty McNutt [Kindle Edition]

Dwayne Riner

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Herman Somnambula, PhD has created the most fantastic invention know to mankind: a time travel invention. This is not like any of his other inventions, this one actually works...he thinks. Herman won't know for sure until he actually tests the device. With this invention, though, Herman's dreams of finally receiving all of the great scientific awards will be realized. He may even become known as the greatest scientist and inventor the world has seen. That's why Herman has decided that it is time to put the time machine through its first official experiment. Along with his niece, Hannah, Herman plans to take the maiden voyage into the past and become the first person to ever travel through time.

However, a mysterious figure from Herman's past, Rusty McNutt, has different plans for the scientist. Herman doesn't know it yet, but he is about to come face to face with the biggest challenge of his life. One thing is for certain, the lives of Herman and Hannah Somnambula will never be the same. Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime in the exciting Adventures of Herman Somnambula, PhD!

This exciting children's book combines action with adventure that will keep your kids turning page after page. Parents will love how Herman teaches kids history and important virtues along the way. It's a great story to read aloud as a family. Of course, your middle grade reader will love the challenge of reading it by themselves too.

Herman Somnambula was created by Dwayne Riner as a college student while he was teaching kids at his church. He wanted to find a way to entertain kids while teaching the important Christian values. In fact, Dwayne still performs the character in as he teaches elementary kids weekly as a children's minister. Thousands of kids have loved getting to know Herman Somnambula and learn from his antics. This book came out of a story Dwayne wrote for a VBS (Vacation Bible School) several years ago. Now, kids all over the world can share the excitement of Herman and Hannah's adventures. You can check out Dwayne's author central page to see Dwayne performing the character on video.

About the Author

Dwayne Riner was born and raised in the state of Georgia. His father was a pastor and Dwayne enjoyed growing up in the local church. He has been in full-time children's ministry himself since 2000, but began leading a children’s church as a high school student. Dwayne has coordinated kid’s camps, spoken at conferences, and written curriculum for children. Dwayne has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Pastoral Ministries from Emmanuel College, and a Master of Arts degree in Religion from Liberty University. Dwayne currently serves as the Creative Director for The Ark Church and writes curriculum for the children's ministry at the church. He has been married to his high school sweetheart for over thirteen years and they have two children: Jennifer and Nathan. Dwayne loves crafting stories for kids and creating characters that inspire kids to become everything God created them to be. Dwayne and his family now reside in the great state of Texas. Dwayne created Herman Somnambula over twelve years ago to help teach kids important truths about God. The character was developed partly out of Dwayne's own personality. He is an admitted geek, a bit clumsy, and loves learning about the past. Perhaps the only difference between the two is Herman's love for dancing. Dwayne is a terrible dancer. Dwayne loves sharing Herman with the world and loves using the character to help kids around the country.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 261 KB
  • Print Length: 148 pages
  • Publisher: Dwayne Riner (3 Dec 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,074,514 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Historical, Meaningful, and Fun! 5 Dec 2012
By Teacher and Mom of Five - Published on
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I love it! As a teacher, I love that this book is full of historical references, but as a mom, I love that Herman teaches wonderful 'life lessons'!
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5.0 out of 5 stars I feel like I know Dr. Herman 11 Dec 2012
By Davidsriner - Published on
Format:Kindle Edition
Love books like this one that can capture the mind of a kid and put them right in the story. Kids will fall in love with the wonderful Dr. Somnambula. Must read for every child and even a few of us adults.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Make sure you share it with your kids when you are done reading it! 10 Dec 2012
By heybob - Published on
Format:Kindle Edition
Awesome job! We have come to love Herman Somnambula, PhD., live and are so excited to now read his adventures in print. I have not been able to put my kindle down since I downloaded my copy. I would highly recommend this book to any parent of school age children. The Author Dwayne Riner has played the character Herman Somnambula, PhD. in may church camps, church services and VBS's. One thing is for sure, your kids will love Dr. Somnambula and his crazy adventures. And as a parent you don't have to worry about what they are reading.

Bob Aston
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A must read, great book 8 Dec 2012
By mlr987 - Published on
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Great book! Very exciting and fun to read. I can't wait to read about the next Herman Somnambula, PhD. adventure!
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars What a Great Holiday or Birthday Gift for Kids! 7 Dec 2012
By Tim G. - Published on
Format:Kindle Edition
Loved it. This fun adventure will keep your child's attention from beginning to end. It makes a great gift for your child, or you can read it together aloud as a fun way to share family time!
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