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Hydrant-Hydra

A Branches Book (The Binder of Doom #4)

Troy Cummings, Troy Cummings (Illustrator), Troy Cummings (Illustrator)

Paperback

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Hardcover (7/7/2020)

Description

The Super Secret Monster Patrol battles the Hydrant-Hydra, a clean-freak water monster!

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!Sound the alarm -- things are heating up in Stermont! The Super Secret Monster Patrol arms themselves with water balloons to take on their hottest monster yet. But when puddles appear in the streets and the town starts to flood, Alexander and his friends realize there's a different monster splashing about! Get ready for an epic water battle in this fully illustrated, action-packed adventure from New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Troy Cummings!


Praise For Hydrant-Hydra: A Branches Book (The Binder of Doom #4)

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 Can I Be Your Dog?:A New York Times Bestseller"A large format and bold, exuberant illustrations are well-matched with Arfy's enthusiastic personality and can-do attitude. The letter format makes this a fine choice for early-elementary students learning to compose letters. Persuasive writing by a persistently pleasing pooch." -- Kirkus Reviews"No bones about it; this humorous picture book will be a hit with storytime audiences and emergent readers." -- Mindy Hiatt, Salt Lake County Library Services, School Library JournalPraise 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 and 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 Can I Be Your Dog?:A New York Times Bestseller"A large format and bold, exuberant illustrations are well-matched with Arfy's enthusiastic personality and can-do attitude. The letter format makes this a fine choice for early-elementary students learning to compose letters. Persuasive writing by a persistently pleasing pooch." -- Kirkus Reviews"No bones about it; this humorous picture book will be a hit with storytime audiences and emergent readers." -- Mindy Hiatt, Salt Lake County Library Services, School Library JournalPraise 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 and fun." -- School Library Journal

Scholastic Inc., 9781338314762, 96pp.

Publication Date: July 7, 2020



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.