The Terrible Two (Hardcover)

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By Mac Barnett, Jory John (With), Kevin Cornell (Illustrator)
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Milo is the new kid in town who is very anxious to claim the role of the school “prankster.”  However, on first day of school he realizes another kid holds the role of the “prankster” -- someone who is VERY good at it, too!  What follows is a hilarious contest of pranks. Fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid will love this new series.

— From Sarah recommends


New York Times Bestseller

"A double helping of fun and mischief "
--Jeff kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series

--Dav Pilkey, author of the Captain Underpants series

Miles Murphy is not happy to be moving to Yawnee Valley, a sleepy town that's famous for one thing and one thing only: cows. In his old school, everyone knew him as the town's best prankster, but Miles quickly discovers that Yawnee Valley already has a prankster, and a great one. If Miles is going to take the title from this mystery kid, he is going to have to raise his game.

It's prankster against prankster in an epic war of trickery, until the two finally decide to join forces and pull off the biggest prank ever seen: a prank so huge that it would make the members of the International Order of Disorder proud.

In The Terrible Two, bestselling authors and friends Mac Barnett and Jory John have created a series that has its roots in classic middle-grade literature yet feels fresh and new at the same time.

"The pranks, the brotherhood, the art, the heart What's not to love about the Terrible Two?"
--Sara Pennypacker, author of the Clementine series

"You don't have to be a cow, like cows, or even know a cow to love the Terrible Two."
--Dave Eggers

"This book is terrible Terribly funny, terribly full of pranks, and terribly wonderful."
--Jon Scieszka, author of The Stinky Cheese Man and the Frank Einstein series

"The Terrible Two are my kind of kids. And what's more, they're kids' kind of kids."
--Annie Barrows, author of the Ivy & Bean series.

About the Author

Mac Barnett is a New York Times bestselling author of books for children, including Extra Yarn, which won a 2013 Caldecott Honor, and Battle Bunny. Jory John is a writer, editor, and journalist. He is coauthor of the bestselling All My Friends Are Dead. Kevin Cornell is the illustrator of many children's books, including Count the Monkeys and Mustache!, both by Mac Barnett.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781419714917
ISBN-10: 1419714910
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: January 13th, 2015
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Terrible Two

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