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Brute-Cake

A Branches Book (The Binder of Doom #1) (Library Edition)

Troy Cummings, Troy Cummings (Illustrator)

Hardcover

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Paperback (4/30/2019)

Description

A brand-new, monster-filled, action-packed, early chapter book series from the bestselling author-illustrator of The Notebook of Doom!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, 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!Alexander Bopp is the leader of the Super Secret Monster Patrol, a club whose members are sworn to protect the town from monsters. But there haven't been monsters to fight for months... Alexander misses his best friends -- and fellow club members -- Rip and Nikki. Then he starts finding weird old-timey objects, cake crumbs, and creepy monster cards all over town! Could the monsters be back? The Super Secret Monster Patrol will have to get back together to find out! Fans of The Notebook of Doom are going to devour this exciting new series from bestselling author-illustrator Troy Cummings!


Praise For Brute-Cake: A Branches Book (The Binder of Doom #1) (Library Edition)

Praise for Boa Constructor (The Binder of Doom #2):"The second book in the 'Binder of Doom' series features the mystery and monsters readers loved in the first installment... This mysteriously monster-filled binder of fun is a must-purchase for the early chapter book section of elementary libraries." -- School Library JournalPraise for Rise of the Balloon Goons (The Notebook of Doom #1):"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... An unusually promising series opener for proto-Goosebumps fans." --Kirkus ReviewsPraise for The Eensy Weensy Spider Freaks Out!:"Clever text full of witty asides." -- School Library JournalPraise for More Bears!:"[Artwork that is] infused with zaniness of fun." -- School Library Journal

Praise for Boa Constructor (The Binder of Doom #2):"The second book in the 'Binder of Doom' series features the mystery and monsters readers loved in the first installment... This mysteriously monster-filled binder of fun is a must-purchase for the early chapter book section of elementary libraries." -- School Library JournalPraise for Rise of the Balloon Goons (The Notebook of Doom #1):"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... An unusually promising series opener for proto-Goosebumps fans." --Kirkus ReviewsPraise for The Eensy Weensy Spider Freaks Out!:"Clever text full of witty asides." -- School Library JournalPraise for More Bears!:"[Artwork that is] infused with zaniness of fun." -- School Library Journal

Branches, 9781338314670, 96pp.

Publication Date: April 30, 2019



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. His picture books include The Eensy Weensy Spider Freaks Out!, More Bears!, and Giddy-Up, Daddy! The Notebook of Doom was his first early chapter book series. He lives in Indiana with his cat and family.
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. His picture books include The Eensy Weensy Spider Freaks Out!, More Bears!, and Giddy-Up, Daddy! The Notebook of Doom was his first early chapter book series. He lives in Indiana with his cat and family.