Chris Grabenstein is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics, and The Island of Dr. Libris and has coauthored numerous bestselling books with James Patterson, including the I Funny, House of Robots, and Treasure Hunters series and Jacky Ha-Ha. Chris grew up going to St. Petersburg, Florida, every summer and loved visiting roadside attractions like Gatorland, the fabulous Tiki Gardens, Weeki Wachee Springs, and the "talking mermaids" at Webb's City. You can visit Chris at chrisgrabenstein.com.
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*Sunshine State Young Readers Award List * South Carolina Book Award Nominee * Grand Canyon Reader Award Nominee * Winner of Sid Fleischman Humor Award (for Book 1, Home, Sweet, Motel)
"Delivers humor, adventure . . . and plenty of fun in the Florida sun."--Booklist
"Classic Grabenstein. This new series should be a HIT."--School Library Journal "A delight. P.T. is a HOOT AND A HALF. A funny, madcap dash."--Kirkus Reviews "Charm galore. EASY and BREEZY. . . belongs in the hands of any readers wanting their bad guys bad, their good guys great, and a little of Wonderland's promised fun in the sun."--The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "The story makes you want to read MORE."--Kidsday, Newsday