Game On!

Game On! Cover

Game On!

By Jennifer L. Holm; Matt Holm; Jennifer L. Holm (Illustrator)

Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780307982995, 91pp.

Publication Date: May 28, 2013

Description
Introducing Squish a hilarious, action packed graphic novel series from the award-winning creators of Babymouse Filled with superheroes, comics within comics, and gross-out science, Squish is perfect for fans of Dav Pilkey's Captain Underpants, Dan Gutman's Weird School, and Jarrett Krosoczka's Lunch Lady.
Beep Beep Squish can't get enough of his awesome new video game Mitosis (Mitosis is what happens when cells divide. Who says video games can't be educational?) In fact, he may even be "obsessed" He plays at home . . . at school. . . even in his sleep Are video games taking over Squish's life? And can Squish's favorite comic book hero, Super Amoeba, stop the Creeping Black Mold that's taking over Small Pond? Find out in "Squish #5" "Game On" saving the world, one cell at a time
Yowza You can draw comics, too Look in the back to find out how to draw one of the Squish characters Also includes instructions for a sensational science experiment you can do at home Shazam
Here's what people are saying about everyone's favorite amoeba
"New York Times: "
"An energetic, good-hearted escapade, one that young readers will enjoy."
"Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews"
* "Hilarious. If ever a new series deserved to go viral, this one does."
"The Bulletin: "
"A perfect mix of writing that is simple enough for early readers but still remarkably snarky, clever, and entertaining. Kids will soak up the humor, tidbits of science instruction, and adventure.


About the Author
Brother-and-sister team MATTHEW "InkBoy" HOLM and JENNIFER "WriterGirl" HOLM are the dashing duo behind the award-winning Babymouse series. In addition to fighting the forces of evil, Jennifer is the "New York Times" bestselling author of several acclaimed novels, including three Newbery Honor winners, "Our Only May Amelia, " "Penny from Heaven" and "Turtle in Paradise. "Matthew Holm is a graphic designer and freelance writer.


Praise For Game On!

New York Times:
"An energetic, good-hearted escapade, one that young readers will enjoy."

Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews:
* "Hilarious. If ever a new series deserved to go viral, this one does."
 
The Bulletin:
"A perfect mix of writing that is simple enough for early readers but still remarkably snarky, clever, and entertaining. Kids will soak up the humor, tidbits of science instruction, and adventure."