Prankster extraordinaire Mac Barnett will be returning to An Unlikely Story accompanied by illustrator Mike Lowery to introduce their hilarious new book, MAC B., KID SPY: MAC UNDERCOVER, which may or may not be fiction. You'll have to decide... What I’m about to share with you is 100% confidential and 100% true: before New York Times bestseller Mac Barnett was an author, he was a kid. And while he was a kid, he was a spy. Not just any spy—but a spy for Her Majesty the Queen of England. Mac and Mike will be talking about their new book, and Mike will be doing some live drawing. Then after audience questions, they'll sign books!
ABOUT THE BOOK:
James Bond meets Diary of a Wimpy Kid with this groundbreaking new fully-illustrated chapter book series Mac B., Kid Spy. The precious Crown Jewels have been stolen, and there's only one person who can help the Queen of England: her newest secret agent, Mac B. Mac travels around the globe in search of the stolen treasure...but will he find it in time?
From secret identities to Karate hijinks, this fast-paced, witty and historically inspired chapter book will keep readers guessing until the very last page. With full-color illustrations and fascinating historical facts masterfully sprinkled throughout, this series offers adventure, intrigue, absurdity, history and humor. Discover this totally smart and side-splittingly funny new series, and experience what it's really like to be a kid spy.
ABOUT MAC & MIKE:
Mac Barnett is the author of several books for children, including Extra Yarn, illustrated by Jon Klassen, a Caldecott Honor Book and winner of a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award; The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse, a New York Times bestseller; and Sam and Dave Dig a Hole, a Caldecott Honor Book and winner of the E. B. White Read Aloud Award. He is the co-author, with Jory John, of the New York Times bestselling series The Terrible Two. Mac Barnett lives in California.
Mike Lowery, creator of the Doodle Adventures® series and The Kid’s Awesome Activity Calendar, is an illustrator whose work appears in everything from greeting cards to children’s books. He lives with his wife and daughter in Atlanta, Georgia.