Brand: Scholastic Inc.

Product Code: 9780545698955

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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.


Marc Notes:
When Alexander and his friends find a very large footprint and piles of candy everywhere, they realize the school is being threatened by a Pinata-saurus Rex, a sweet-tasting monster who likes to smash things--and they find that the solution may be as near as a broken ant farm.;Appeals to 1st-3rd graders.;Reading level grade 2."


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:
Alexander Bopp is ready to battle Stermont's biggest monster yet -- the P-Rex!

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 fifth book, Alexander stumbles into a VERY large footprint. And his friend Rip keeps finding candy in the street. What kind of monster leaves HUGE footprints behind? And where is all the candy coming from? Alexander, Rip, and Nikki must find out fast--before it's too late! This book is filled with humor, suspense, and zany black-and-white illustrations throughout!


Review Citations:
  • Kirkus Reviews 08/15/2014 pg. 210 (EAN 9780545698955, Paperback)
  • School Library Journal 11/01/2014 pg. 73 (EAN 9780545698955, Paperback)
  • Kirkus Reviews 08/15/2014 pg. 210 (EAN 9780545698962, Hardcover)
  • School Library Journal 11/01/2014 pg. 73 (EAN 9780545698962, Hardcover)