Attack of the Shadow Smashers (Paperback)

A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #3)

By Troy Cummings

Scholastic Inc., 9780545552974, 96pp.

Publication Date: October 29, 2013

List Price: 4.99*
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Description

Monsters, monsters, everywhere!



This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!



In this third book in the series, Alexander goes up against shadow smashers. These monsters jump from shadow to shadow, causing problems all over town! Meanwhile, a member of Alexander's Super Secret Monster Patrol (SSMP) may turn out to BE a monster! Fun black-and-white illustrations bring the action to life throughout.


About the Author

Troy Cummings has been drawing since he was a little kid. His illustrations have appeared in newspapers and magazines, on websites, on frozen-fish-stick packages, and in hospital waiting rooms. He has published two picture books so far: THE EENSY WEENSY SPIDER FREAKS OUT! and MORE BEARS! His third picture book, GIDDY-UP, DADDY! is due out in April 2013. THE NOTEBOOK OF DOOM is his first early chapter book series. He lives in Indiana with his cat and family.


Praise For Attack of the Shadow Smashers: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #3)

Praise for THE NOTEBOOK OF DOOM #1: RISE OF THE BALLOON GOONS

"Cranking up the horrorlarity with googly eyed cartoon figures and sight gags on nearly every page, Cummings pitches his nervous but resourceful newcomer into a climactic, all-out battle with an entire army of aggressive, air-stealing bendy balloons." -KIRKUS REVIEWS



Praise for THE EENSY WEENSY SPIDER FREAKS OUT!
"Clever text full of witty asides." -SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL


Praise for MORE BEARS!
"[Artwork that is] infused with zaniness and fun." -SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL