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

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 writes picture books and coauthored the bestselling All My Friends Are Dead. He lives in Portland, Oregon.


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

Praise For…


"Fluffy, fast, fun reading for fans of Clueless McGee and the Wimpy Kid."


"Barnett and John are in perfect comic harmony."


"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
Product Details
ISBN: 9781419714917
ISBN-10: 1419714910
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: January 13th, 2015
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: The Terrible Two

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