Brand: Viking Books for Young Readers

Product Code: 9780425292082

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Brief Description:
During the first winter after the Monster Apocalypse, Jack and his buddies prepare for a monstrous Christmas celebration, but a supervillainess steals Jack's prized monster-slaying weapon, his Louisville Slicer, and he vows to get it back.


Biographical Note:
Max Brallier (maxbrallier.com) is the New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty books and games, including the previous books in The Last Kids on Earth series. He is the creator and writer of Galactic Hot Dogs, an ongoing middle-grade web serial and book series with Aladdin. He writes for licensed properties including Adventure Time, Regular Show, and Uncle Grandpa. Under the pen name Jack Chabert, he is the creator and author of the Eerie Elementary series for Scholastic Books. In the olden days, he worked in the marketing department at St. Martin's Press. Max lives just outside of New York City with his wife and daughter.

Douglas Holgate has been a freelance comic book artist and illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia, for more than ten years. He's illustrated books for publishers including HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, Hachette, and Simon & Schuster, and comics for Image, Dynamite, Abrams, and Penguin Random House.


Review Quotes:
Praise for The Last Kids on Earth series:

"Terrifyingly fun! Max Brallier's The Last Kids on Earth delivers big thrills and even bigger laughs."-- Jeff Kinney, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Diary of a Wimpy Kid

* "A perfect example of what an illustrated novel can and should be."-- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Snarky end-of-the-world fun."-- Publishers Weekly, starred review

* "A gross-out good time with surprisingly nuanced character development."-- School Library Journal, starred review

"This series is a must-have for middle grade collections."-- School Library Journal

"The likable cast, lots of adventure, and gooey, oozy monster slime galore keep the pages turning."-- Booklist

"An apocalyptic adventure with a whole lot of heart."-- Kirkus Reviews


Publisher Marketing:
Soon to be a Netflix Original series!

The New York Times and USA Today bestselling series, with over two million copies in print!

"Terrifyingly fun! Delivers big thrills and even bigger laughs."--Jeff Kinney, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Diary of a Wimpy Kid

It's the first winter after the Monster Apocalypse. For Jack and his buddies, that means sled catapults, epic snowball battles, and one monstrous Christmas celebration. But their winter wonderland turns dark when a villainess begins hunting them. And this villainess is different--she's a human.

When the villainess steals Jack's prized monster-slaying tool, the Louisville Slicer, he vows to get it back. But it won't be easy. Jack and his friends soon discover that the Louisville Slicer is the key to a dark plan that threatens the entire world--and beyond...


Review Citations:
  • Kirkus Reviews 08/15/2018 (EAN 9780425292082, Hardcover)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2019 (EAN 9780425292082, Hardcover)