Jacob Wonderbar and the Cosmic Space Kapow

By Nathan Bransford
(Dial, Hardcover, 9780803735378, 288pp.)

Publication Date: May 12, 2011

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Jacob Wonderbar is used to detentions, but when a spaceship crashes near his house, he finds himself in a whole new level of trouble. After swapping a corn dog for the ship, he and his two best friends, Sarah Daisy and Dexter, take off on a madcap adventure. They accidentally cause an epic explosion, get kidnapped by a space pirate, and are marooned on planets like Numonia and Paisley, where the air smells like burp breath and revenge-hungry substitute teachers rule. And that's only the beginning . . . It turns out that there's an entire colony of space humans, and Jacob's long-lost father just might be one of them.

The first book in debut author Nathan Bransford's hilarious space adventure series has dynamite friendships, peculiar planets, and nonstop action. You'll never look at the stars the same way!

About the Author

Nathan Bransford writes a popular blog and Twitter feed about writing and the publishing industry. He gets more than 150,000 page views a month on his blog, has more than 50,000 followers on Twitter, and will be hosting extensive games, parties, and giveaways in the lead-up to publication. Nathan lives in San Francisco, California.

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