Brand: Scholastic Inc.

Product Code: 9780545698986

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Brief Description:
Alexander's class is going on a sleepover at the Stermont Museum, but something is stealing bright, shiny objects from all over town, including the museum's treasured Ruby Scorpion, and on the night of the visit the young monster hunters finally confront the town's newest monster--a warrior covered entirely by bubble-wrap.


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.... An unusually promising series opener for proto-Goosebumps fans. -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:
A creepy mummy monster is on the loose in Stermont!

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 sixth book, Alexander's class goes on a field trip to the history museum. The students have been learning about the legend of the bumpy mummy in class. But then Alexander thinks he sees the REAL bumpy mummy walking around! The famous Ruby Scorpion gets stolen from the museum, too! And what are those strange popping noises?! Alexander and his friends will have to work fast to stop Stermont's latest monster!


Review Citations:
  • Kirkus Reviews 12/15/2014 pg. 190 (EAN 9780545698986, Paperback)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2015 pg. 64 (EAN 9780545698986, Paperback)
  • Kirkus Reviews 12/15/2014 pg. 190 (EAN 9780545698993, Hardcover)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2015 pg. 64 (EAN 9780545698993, Hardcover)