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Whales on Stilts

M. T. Anderson's Thrilling Tales

M. T. Anderson, Kurt Cyrus (Illustrator)

Paperback

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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (6/15/2010)
Hardcover (6/15/2010)
Hardcover (4/1/2005)
Compact Disc (4/11/2006)
Prebound (4/1/2006)

Description

What sort of madman would unleash an army of stilt-walking, laser-beaming, thoroughly angry whales upon the world? Who cares! All that matters is that his dastardly plan be foiled. Lucky for Lily Gefelty, her two best friends are the intrepid stars of their own middle-grade series novels: Jasper Dash (better know as the Boy Technonaut) and Katie Mulligan (beloved by millions as the heroine of the Horror Hollow series). It's going to take all their smarts to stop this insane, inane plot from succeeding.


Praise For Whales on Stilts: M. T. Anderson's Thrilling Tales

“Readers . . . will be rolling in the aisles.”--Booklist (starred review)

“Armed with an array of adjectives, non-sequiturs, bizzare asides, irrelevant footnotes, and running gags, Anderson sends up decades of children's book series, and creates a hysterical tale of his own . . . Highly accessible.”--Publishers Weekly (starred review)


a hysterical tale...Highly wacky

— M.T. Anderson

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780152053949, 224pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2006



About the Author

M. T. ANDERSON is the author of The Game of Sunken Places, Burger Wuss, Thirsty, and Feed, which was a finalist for the National Book Award, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book and the winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Fiction. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.


Kurt Cyrus has hammered out such books as Billions of Bricks, Tadpole Rex, and Oddhopper Opera: A Bug’s Garden of Verses. He has also illustrated books by authors such as Eve Bunting (The Bones of Fred McFee), Lisa Wheeler (Mammoths on the Move), and M.T. Anderson (Whales on Stilts). Kurt lives in a small town in Oregon. Visit him online at www.kurtcyrus.com.