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Meet DJ Funkyfoot! He's a Chihuahua and a butler! Meet Wolfgoose Pigwig! He's a very fancy, very famous opera star. When Wolfgoose Pigwig calls looking for the very best butler, DJ Funkyfoot jumps at the opportunity. But helping out this fancy star isn't all that it's cracked up to be. Wolfgoose's demands keep getting more and more absurd. And so do the disasters. Robbery! Wrecks! Romance! And even ... rapping?Show more
The invading aliens have shown their cards, and they're holding five aces. It's a game for all the marbles as the bug alien invaders have poured on the gas and their minions are working overtime to thwart Jimmy's plans. New threats such as maniacal junk shop robots, frozen yeti, and a depressed vampire are some of what's in store for Jimmy and his team. To make matters worse, town residents have mistaken Jimmy for an alien and have formed an impromptu and angry alien-burning mob. But the bug aliens have sunk to a new low as they use Jimmy's own thoughts in a last-ditch effort to stop him from rebuilding the superweapon that will halt the invasion. Can a ten-year-old defeat his own wild imagination to save the world? Don't miss the epic conclusion to a video game world brought to startling life.Show more
It's a no-holds-barred grudge cage match, and Jimmy and his team find themselves against the ropes. The disgusting bug aliens have gone full throttle on implementing their worlddominating plans. They're replacing humans with exact replicas who are heckbent on destroying mankind! Jimmy finds himself having to leave the comfort of his small town to track down the parts to a super weapon that will obliterate the invasion threat, once and for all. But it won't be easy as the bug alien hordes are unloading every trick up their exoskeletal sleeves. DeadWalkers, giant snow owls, metal dragons, and a possessed limousine driver who hates children. Fortunately, Jimmy's mysterious alien-enhanced backpack gives him the power needed to kick some serious alien butt (if they have butts). That, coupled with ninja skills learned from Saturday morning cartoons and low-budget monster serials, can give Jimmy the edge to defeat the advancing alien horde. Experience a video game world brought to life that answers the unasked question: What if a ten-year-old was called upon to save mankind from alien robot invaders?Show more
Meet DJ Funkyfoot! He's a Chihuahua whose dream of becoming a butler is finally coming true! Meet President Horse! He's the president of the United States. When President Horse's butler needs a day off, he knows just the person to call. All DJ Funkyfoot has to do is make sure that the president signs the peace treaty with the Queen of Wingland. But the president doesn't feel like it! He just wants to play mini golf. How can DJ Funkyfoot possibly say no-especially to a president-when a butler's job is to say yes?Show more
Both kids and adults who love video games and B-movies will love this first installment of the Space Invaders series about 10-year old Jimmy and his quest to save the world! Something strange is happening in Apple Valley... ...and it all begins one night when ten-year-old Jimmy sees a mysterious object crash to Earth. Investigating, he finds an alien bearing a dire warning. A sinister force is on its way to take over the planet. Already its minions are infecting Apple Valley like a virus. But all is not lost. Jimmy receives special powers to battle the impending doom. His quest to annihilate evil leads him to cities overrun with strange robots and hostile animals, to spooky cemeteries where things claw their way from the ground, and to a carnival that should've been shut down years ago for safety violations. Late night B-movie indulgences, eye-searing video game marathons, and a lifetime of mindless consumerism give Jimmy the skills to get the job done. He must hurry because summer break's almost over. Then it's back to school. If there's a school left... Experience a video game world brought to life that answers the unasked question: What if a ten-year-old was called upon to save mankind from alien robot invaders? For all those who love GameLit Fiction, Earthbound, Trapped in a Video Game, or any '90s RPG video game. Blow on the cartridge and pop it in the console!Show more
Meet DJ Funkyfoot! He's not actually a DJ-he's a Chihuahua and a butler! Meet ShrubBaby! She's an adorable baby shrub with a taste for thrills, fertilizer, and fame. Finding a butler gig is hard these days, so DJ Funkyfoot takes a job that's ALMOST like being a butler ... He becomes a nanny for ShrubBaby! A nanny might say no to this baby's whims, but a good butler always says yes. So when adventure calls and ShrubBaby says, "Let's go!", DJ Funkyfoot says, "Very good, m'lady, I'll fetch your stroller."Show more
Magic is closer than you ever thought possible in this madcap middle grade adventure perfect for fans of James Riley and Chris Grabenstein. For Mason Mortimer Morrison, life isn’t so magical. His dad was just sent to jail, his grades have been plummeting from meh to yikes, and, oh yeah, two officers from some organization called Magix just showed up to arrest him in the middle of fourth period. Talk about bad luck. Mason knows he’s innocent. But in order to clear his name, he’s going to need the help of a plucky Magix junior detective and a cantankerous talking bunny—and a little bit of magic.Show more
Summer 1944. Max, Gerta, and their parents have abandoned their home and relocated to a safehouse in a different Berlin neighborhood. The Hoffmanns share the tight quarters with the daughter of a captured Becker Circle conspirator -- Kat Vogel, who is Gerta's age. Though they have strict orders to stay inside unless absolutely necessary, the three kids sneak out regularly, all while concocting a plan to keep the spirit of their resistance alive. They're going to burn down the headquarters of the Hitler Youth. Meanwhile, Claus Von Stauffenberg, a member of Operation Valkyrie's inner circle, vows to carry out the assassination of Adolf Hitler himself. And he will do it soon. Time is running out. The plots are carried out -- and a small, split-second decision changes the trajectory of history forever.Show more
Based on the real-life scheme to take down one of history's greatest monsters, this heart-pounding trilogy puts two courageous kids at the center of the plot to kill Adolf Hitler.Berlin, November 1943. With bombing raids commencing, the city is blanketed by explosions. Siblings Gerta and Max Hoffmann live a surprisingly carefree childhood amid the raids. Berlin is a city going about its business, even as it's attacked almost nightly. But one night, the air raid sirens wail, and the Hoffmanns' neighborhood is hit. A mortally wounded man comes to their door, begging to be let in. He asks for Karl Hoffmann, their father. Gerta and Max watch as Karl tries in vain to save the man's life. Before he dies, the stranger gives their father a bloodstained packet of documents, along with a message: "For the sake of humanity, the Führer must die. Finish it, Karl!" Based on real events, this is the story of two children swept up in a fight for the soul of Germany -- and the world.Show more
A chapter-book series spin-off from Inspector Flytrap by New York Times bestselling author Tom Angleberger! Didi Dodo, the heroic spy, and Koko Dodo, the cookie chef, are off to solve another kooky caper! In Double-O Dodo, Koko has a big problem: His trusty assistant, the Queen, has been kidnapped! Over a frantic phone call, she tells Koko that shes been kidnapped by a human, which is preposterouseveryone knows that humans arent real! Luckily, Didi is on the case. Her plan: to go undercover at the Humanland amusement park to find the Queen. But much like a roller coaster, Didis plans are not complete without plenty of twists and thrills. Filled with daring escapes and big-belly laughs, this wacky mystery could only come from the mind of the inimitable Tom Angleberger. The book takes place in the same world as Inspector Flytrap but does not require knowledge of the previous series.Show more
A funny, suspenseful mystery and unlikely friendship story from New York Times bestselling author Gordon Korman-perfect for fans of Swindle and Ungifted. Keenan has lived all over the world but nowhere quite as strange as Centerlight Island, which is split between the United States and Canada. The only thing weirder than Centerlight itself is his neighbor Zarabeth, aka ZeeBee. ZeeBee is obsessed with the island's history as a Prohibition-era smuggling route. She's also convinced that her beloved dog, Barney, was murdered-something Keenan finds pretty hard to believe. Just about everyone on Centerlight is a suspect, because everyone hated Barney, a huge dog-part mastiff, part rottweiler-notorious for terrorizing the community. Accompanied by a mild-mannered new dog who is practically Barney's opposite, ZeeBee enlists Keenan's help to solve the mystery. As Keenan and ZeeBee start to unravel the clues, they uncover a shocking conspiracy that dates back to Centerlight's gangster past. The good news is that Keenan may have found the best friend he's ever had. The bad news is that the stakes are sky-high. And now someone is after them. . . .Show more
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