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
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.
"Fluffy, fast, fun reading for fans of Clueless McGee and the Wimpy Kid."
— Kirkus Reviews
"Barnett and John are in perfect comic harmony."
— Publishers Weekly
"Coauthors and friends Barnett and John have created a fast paced, laugh-out-loud novel sure to appeal to those who appreciate a good prank and have a sense of justice...a good candidate for reluctant readers and a natural next read for fans of Jeff Kinney’s 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' series."
— Juliet Morefield, Multnomah County Library, OR
"With plenty of humor, quirky characters, interspersed drolly-related cow factoids, and fantastical, over-the-top pranking, this entertaining, enjoyable read will especially appeal to Wimpy Kid aficionados."
— Shelle Rosenfeld
"Well-paced for pleasure reading, this lively start to a new series provides great insight into social dynamics—as well as prank planning and execution!"
— Julie Roach