Brand: Scholastic Inc.

Product Code: 9780545493239

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Brief Description:
Alexander has just moved into Stermont, but the elementary school is being torn down, his new classroom is located in the hospital morgue, a notebook he finds is full of information about monsters--and everywhere he turns there are spooky balloon men determined to attack him.


Brief Description:
Alexander has just moved into Stermont, but the elementary school's being torn down, his new classroom's located in the hospital morgue, a notebook he finds is full of information about monsters--and everywhere he turns there are spooky balloon men determined to attack him.


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.


Marc Notes:
Branches.;Alexander has just moved into Stermont, but the elementary school is being torn down, his new classroom is located in the hospital morgue, a notebook he finds is full of information about monsters--and everywhere he turns there are spooky balloon men determined to attack him.


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 + Humor + Fun = THE NOTEBOOK OF DOOM!

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!

Alexander has just moved to a new town where he is about to uncover all sorts of monsters! He finds an old notebook with the word DOOM inscribed on the front cover. The Notebook of Doom, which Alexander now holds, contains top secret information about monsters! In this first book, Alexander goes up against spooky balloon goons--unique and twisted arm-waving balloon guys! This book is full of humor, engaging black-and-white illlustrations, and of course . . . monsters!


Review Citations:
  • Kirkus Review - Children 05/01/2013 pg. 77 (EAN 9780545493239, Paperback)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2014 pg. 60 (EAN 9780545493239, Paperback)
  • Kirkus Reviews 05/01/2013 (EAN 9780545493260, Other)
  • Kirkus Review - Children 05/01/2013 pg. 77 (EAN 9780545493222, Library Binding)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2014 pg. 60 (EAN 9780545493222, Library Binding)