Dinos Are Forever (The Adventures of Jo Schmo #1) (Hardcover)

By Greg Trine, Frank W. Dormer (Illustrator)

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780547763415, 112pp.

Publication Date: July 3, 2012

List Price: 12.99*
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Description

“I am retiring from my life as a superhero and have enclosed my cape. Use it well. Sincerely, Uncle George.”

Jo Schmo comes from a long line of crime fighters, but she’s just a normal fourth grade girl into boys and skateboards—until her uncle’s cape arrives on her San Francisco doorstep. Time to join the family business! Gramps shows Jo the tricks of the trade, and her dog, Raymond, becomes her slobbery sidekick. Just in time, too. Can Jo stop Dr. Dastardly and his deadly gang of dead dinos? Stay tuned for more adventures of Jo Schmo, complete with hilarious black-and-white illustrations.



About the Author

Greg Trine is the author of the Adventures of Jo Schmo series and the Melvin Beederman, Superhero series. He lives with his family in Ventura, California. www.gregtrine.com.


Frank W. Dormer is the author/illustrator of Socksquatch and The Obstinate Pen, and the illustrator of the acclaimed Aggie and Ben series and the superhero series The Adventures of Jo Schmo. Frank is an elementary school art teacher lives with his family in Connecticut. Visit his website at www.frankwdormer.com


Praise For Dinos Are Forever (The Adventures of Jo Schmo #1)

PRAISE FOR THE ADVENTURES OF JO SCHMO SERIES

"Lighter-than-air superhero fun."  —Kirkus

"Trine’s offbeat brand of humor and Dormer’s angular, childlike illustrations . . . hit the mark."  —Publishers Weekly

"There’s plenty of goofy middle-grade appeal here for both boys and girls."  —Bulletin