Brand: Scholastic Inc.

Product Code: 9780545552974

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Biographical Note:
Troy Cummings has been drawing since he was a little kid. His illustrations have appeared in newspapers and magazines, on websites, on frozen-fish-stick packages, and in hospital waiting rooms. His picture books include i The Eensy Weensy Spider Freaks Out!/i, i More Bears!/i, and i Giddy-Up, Daddy!/i The Notebook of Doom was his first early chapter book series. He lives in Indiana with his cat and family.


Review Quotes:
Praise for THE NOTEBOOK OF DOOM #1: RISE OF THE BALLOON GOONS

Cranking up the horrorlarity with googly eyed cartoon figures and sight gags on nearly every page, Cummings pitches his nervous but resourceful newcomer into a climactic, all-out battle with an entire army of aggressive, air-stealing bendy balloons. -KIRKUS REVIEWS

Praise for THE EENSY WEENSY SPIDER FREAKS OUT!

Clever text full of witty asides. -SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

Praise for MORE BEARS!

[Artwork that is] infused with zaniness of fun. -SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL


Publisher Marketing:
Monsters, monsters, everywhere!

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!

In this third book in the series, Alexander goes up against shadow smashers. These monsters jump from shadow to shadow, causing problems all over town! Meanwhile, a member of Alexander's Super Secret Monster Patrol (SSMP) may turn out to BE a monster! Fun black-and-white illustrations bring the action to life throughout.


Review Citations:
  • Kirkus Reviews 10/15/2013 pg. 104 (EAN 9780545552974, Paperback)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2014 pg. 60 (EAN 9780545552974, Paperback)
  • Kirkus Reviews 10/15/2013 pg. 104 (EAN 9780545552981, Library Binding)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2014 pg. 60 (EAN 9780545552981, Library Binding)