Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder by Jo Nesbo is one of the best-selling children novel series that does not only make children laugh, but also captures the interest of parents. Jo Nesbo is one of the most recognizable European novel writers due to his top selling crime-themed novels that have sold millions of copies worldwide. Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder despite being the Jo Nesbo children’s debut book remains the top selling debut novel in Norway. The success it had in Norway saw it translated into several languages and its rights sold in more than 25 countries.
Order of Doktor Proktor Series
|1||Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder||2007|
|2||Bubble in the Bathtub||2008|
|3||Time-Travel Bath Bomb||2008|
|4||Who Cut the Cheese?||2010|
|5||The Magical Fruit||2012|
|6||The Great Gold Robbery||2013|
The Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder series of books centres on an 11-year-old boy named Nilly who moves to a new neighbourhood. After moving in, he soon makes friends with a mad professor named Doctor Proctor, who is constantly making crazy and cool inventions, as well as concoctions such as powders. As well as Doctor Proctor, Nilly makes friends with a smart girl named Lisa, who is often tormented by twins Truls and Tyrm.
In the first book in the Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder series, Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder, Nilly and Lisa help Doctor Proctor create a powder that helps whoever take it fart. When the kids start selling begs of the powder at school, they become incredibly popular with their peers almost overnight. However, Doctor Proctor is now happy with his initial invention, and he eventually makes a super-strength version of his fart powder, which can send whoever ingests it into space. Because of its power, Nilly and Lisa’s neighbours want to get their hands on it for evil, so it is down to our heroes to stop this super-powder getting into the wrong hands. Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder was published in 2009.
The second book in the Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder series of books is Bubble in the Bathtub, and after the great success our three heroes had with the amazing fart powder, they needed to come up with their next great invention. But what could that invention be? Only a time-travelling bathtub! All you need to do is get into the tub, lather yourself with the Time Soap, and then just makes a wish for where you want to go. Doctor Proctor decides to use the invention to go back in time to win back his one true love. However, things do not go according to plan, and it is down to Nilly and Lisa to save the day by going back in time, rectifying all of the problems and also reuniting Doctor Proctor with his true love. In typical Doctor Proctor style, craziness then ensures! Bubble in the Bathtub was published in 2011.
The third book in the Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder series of books is called Who Cut the Cheese, which was published in 2012. This was then followed by The Great Gold Robbery, which was published in 2013.
In his early life, Jo Nesbo was a promising footballer playing for Norway’s top tier premier league team Molde. Unfortunately, his career as a footballer was cut short at the age of eighteen when he tore his knee ligaments. He later attended a three-year military service after which he joined Norwegian School of Economics to pursue a degree in Economics and Business Administration. While in college, Nesbo formed a music band Di derre, which translates to Them There. The band’s second album became a hit topping charts in Norway. Despite that success, Jo Nesbo continued to work as a financial analyst during the day and gigging at night.
Before he began writing, Nesbo was a musician, freelance journalist, and a stockbroker. That said Nesbo writing career began when he was commissioned by a publisher to write about life on the road with the Di derre band. Instead of a memoir, Nesbo came up with the plot for his highly successful crime-themed novel Harry Hole, The Bat. Today, Nesbo is the most successful Norwegian author with over 3 million copies of his novels being sold in Norway and over 23 million copies worldwide. His novels have been translated into over 50 languages.
Nesbo released his debut Doctor Proctor novel in 2007 with great success. Nesbo initially wrote the novel in Norwegian as Doktor Proktors Prompepulver but it was later translated into English as the Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder. Doctor Proctor is a fantastic story that brings out laughs, suspense, and colorful characters to leave the little ones thrilled and entertained. The story teaches children on the need to be themselves and how courage is bestowed through imagination and creativity.
The story is about an aging inventor Doctor Proctor who teams up with her friend Nilly and the next-door neighbor Lisa to make a powerful farting powder. Just when his lifelong dream was about to come true, Truls and Trym Thrane come into the fold to spark a funny drama on Cannon Avenue that involves a wild chase through the sewerage systems of Oslo, NASA, and anacondas.
Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder Awards
In addition to being the best-selling debut children novel, Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder novel was shortlisted for Arks Children’s Book Award in 2007 as the best children book. In 2011, the novel was also selected for the Richard and Judy Children’s Book Club.
Best Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder Series
The best Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder series include the Bubble in the Bathtub and the Great Gold Robbery.
Bubble in the Bathrub: Bubble in the Bathtub is the next up series that involves a time-traveling bathtub that would take you anywhere you would wish to go. The doctor through this time-traveling invention hopes to reverse the moment he lost his true love Juliette Margarine to an evil count. When things go wrong, it is for Lisa and Nilly to right all the wrongs and reunite the two lovers.
The Great Gold Roberry: The Great Gold Robbery is about a Russian billionaire who steals the Gold Reserve and melts all gold bars to a soccer trophy. Doctor Proctor and friends try breaking into the billionaires melting chamber to recover the gold without success. With only three days to inspection, they opt to join the tournament to win the trophy and save Norway.
Other Book Series You May Like
Many fans of Doctor Proctor’s fart Powder also seem to like the Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle. The novel is the first series of the “Time Quintet” Series and involves a stranger who visits Meg Murry and her mother and little brother Charles Wallace as they enjoy a snack on a dark stormy night. What follows is an adventure in the space as they search Meg’s father. The other book you might like is the Crimson Shore in the “Agent Pendergast” series by Douglass Preston and Lincoln Child. The novel is an investigative book that involves special agent Pendergast who travels to a seaside village to investigate wine theft. In the town, he discovers the sins of the past are still alive.
Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder FAQs
Q: Who writes the Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder series of books?
A: The Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder series of books is written by Norwegian author Jo Nesbo, who also writes the Harry Hole series of books.
Q: What is the first book in the Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder series of books?
A: The first book in the Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder series of books is Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder, which was published in 2009.
Q: What are the name of the lead characters in the Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder series of books?
A: The main characters in the Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder series of books are Nilly, an 11-year-old boy, Lisa, who is Nilly’s super-smart best friend, and Doctor Proctor, who is a crazy professor.