The Terrible Two Get Worse (Hardcover)

By Mac Barnett, Jory John, Kevin Cornell (Illustrator)

Harry N. Abrams, 9781419716805

Publication Date: January 12, 2016

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (1/11/2016)
Paperback (10/3/2017)
Hardcover, Spanish (3/15/2017)
Paperback (1/12/2016)
Prebound (10/3/2017)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (1/12/2016)

List Price: 13.95*
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About the Author

Mac Barnett’s bestselling children’s books include the 2013 Caldecott Honor Book Extra Yarn. He lives in Berkeley, California.


Jory John is a New York Times bestselling author of books for both children and adults. He is a two-time E.B. White Read-Aloud Honor recipient. Jory's work includes the picture books Giraffe Problems and Penguin Problems, both illustrated by Lane Smith, the Goodnight Already! series, illustrated by Benji Davies, The Bad Seed and The Good Egg, both illustrated by Pete Oswald, and the award-winning Quit Calling Me a Monster!, illustrated by Bob Shea. He also co-authored numerous humor books, including the internationally bestselling All My Friends Are Dead. Jory spent six years as programs director at 826 Valencia, a nonprofit educational center in San Francisco. He resides in Oregon.


Kevin Cornell is the illustrator of many children’s books. He lives in Philadelphia.


Praise For The Terrible Two Get Worse

"When pranking perfection meets the seemingly unprankable foe, who gets the last laugh?... John and Barnett's sophomore effort is as much fun as series opener The Terrible Two (2015)... This revenger's comedy, dotted with references to classic plays and philosophical concepts, will be a joy for pranksters and seekers of a good-hearted laugh."

— Kirkus

"Fast-paced and laugh-aloud funny, the book will appeal to a wide range of readers. Frequent, humorous graphics will attract fans of visual storytelling and also make the book more accessible to reluctant readers. Quirky writing and colorful dialogue make the book an excellent read-aloud. VERDICT A welcome addition for fans of the first book, though familiarity with the original isn’t necessary to enjoy this hilarious sequel."

— School Library Journal

"This humorous sequel makes for engaging, fast-paced reading that again highlights the meaning of friendship, and animated, amusing cartoon illustrations enhance and extend the story. Existing fans will enjoy learning more about Miles and Niles and their latest capers, and room is left for another follow-up."

— Booklist