Hilo Book 2
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|Format: ||Hardcover, 208 pages|
|Other Information: ||Full colour|
|Published In: ||USA, 09 May 2016|
Calvin and HobbesmeetsBig NatemeetsBonein HILO-the hilarious, action-packedNew York TimesBestsellingGRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES kids AND critics love! "A Total BLAST," says the Miami Herald! DJ and Gina are TOTALLY ordinary kids. But Hilo . . . isn t. HILO is just settling into life on earth (Bowling? Knock-knock jokes? OUTSTANDING!) when strange portals begin opening up all over town. And HOLY MACKEREL! Even STRANGER creatures are coming through them! But it will take more than a GIANT MUTANT CHICKEN, A VIKING HIPPO, A MAGICAL WARRIOR CAT, or even a few MILLION KILLER VEGETABLES to stop Team Hilo . . . er, WON T IT? Can Hilo, DJ, and GINA figure out how to send these creatures back to their worlds before they DESTROY the earth? Praise for HILO* Children's Choice 5th-6th Grade Book of the Year! * Nominated for multiple State Awards including the Pennsylvania's Young Reader's Choice Award! More giant robotic ants and people going 'Aaaah!' than in the complete works of Jane Austen Neil Gaiman, bestselling author Every kid would love a pal like HILO, andevery kid will love this book! Lincoln Peirce, bestselling author of the Big Nate series HILO isdelightful, silly, tender, and most importantly: funny. Jeff Smith, bestselling author of the Bone series "Fast paced, furiously funny, and will have kids waiting on the edge of their seats for more." Jeffrey Brown, bestselling author of Jedi Academy "Action-packed...and amazing fun!" Brad Meltzer, bestsellingauthor of the Ordinary People Change the World series "HILO is loads ofslapstick funwith a touch of tenderness thatkids will love."--Dan Santat, Caldecott Medal Winner "High energyandHILARIOUS!"--Gene Luen Yang, National Ambassador for Young People's Literature "Aperfect book for any kid who ever needed a friendand then had one with superpowers fall from space. Seth Meyers, actor, comedian and writer *"Universally appealing. Awholeheartedly weird and wonderfultale of friendship, acceptance, and robots." Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review*"A must-have." School Library Journal, Starred Review "The most enjoyable hero to hit the library shelves in years.Good clean laser-beams-coming-outta-your-hands funfor the whole family." http: //blogs.slj.com/afuse8production/ "Atotal blast." The Miami Herald "A story that can be enjoyed by theentire family." The New York Times"
About the Author
JUDD WINICK grew up on Long Island, where he spent countless hours doodling, reading X-Men comics and the newspaper strip Bloom County, and watching Looney Tunes. Today, Judd lives in San Francisco with his wife, Pam Ling; their two kids; and their cat, Chaka. When Judd isn't collecting far more action figures and vinyl toys than a normal adult, he is a screenwriter and an award-winning cartoonist. Judd has scripted issues of bestselling comic series, including Batman, Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Justice League, and Star Wars, and has also been head writer on the Hulu network's animated series, The Awesomes. Judd also appeared as a cast member of MTV's The Real World: San Francisco and is the author of the highly acclaimed graphic novel Pedro and Me, about his Real World roommate and friend, AIDS activist Pedro Zamora. Visit Judd and Hilo online at www.juddwinick.com or find him on Twitter at @JuddWinick.
A New York Public Library Best Book for Kids, 2016 "Solid. Expect this series to receive the same reverence as Jeff Smith's Bone." --Kirkus Reviews starred review Solid. Expect this series to receive the same reverence as Jeff Smith's Bone. Kirkus Reviewsstarred review"
Random House Books for Young Readers|
21.34 x 14.22 x 1.52 centimetres (0.45 kg)|
5-9 years |