How To Outsmart A Billion Robot Bees by Paul TobinHow To Outsmart A Billion Robot Bees by Paul Tobin

How To Outsmart A Billion Robot Bees

byPaul TobinIllustratorThierry Lafontaine

Paperback | March 6, 2018

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It's Friday the 13th again, and for sixth grade genius Nate Bannister, that means doing three more not-so-smart things to keep life interesting. But he has bigger problems than his own experiments. His nemesis, the Red Death Tea Society, is threatening to unleash a swarm of angry bees on the city of Polt if Nate doesn't join their ranks. But then a new group of people with murky intentions shows up -- the League of Ostracized Fellows -- and they want Nate as their own, too. To top it off, he's convinced there's a spy in his very own school.

Nate must once again team up with his new, resourceful, friend Delphine to save the day. They'll need the help of Nate's crazy gadgets, such as his talking car Betsy and super-powered pets Bosper the Scottish terrier and Sir William the gull, if they hope to see another Friday the 13th. Because they might be battling more than just sting-happy bees and villains with a penchant for tea this time around.

Paul Tobin lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife, artist Colleen Coover, with whom he created the Eisner-award-winning Bandette. He is also the author of a multitude of comics for such publishers as Marvel, Dark Horse, and DC Comics. Paul is one of the two head writers for the Angry Birds comics, and is also writing episodes for the ...
Title:How To Outsmart A Billion Robot BeesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 8.29 × 5.56 × 1 inShipping dimensions:8.29 × 5.56 × 1 inPublished:March 6, 2018Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1681196042

ISBN - 13:9781681196046


Editorial Reviews

"Plenty of silly elements that will make children laugh out loud. . . . will easily appeal to both boys and girls." - School Library Journal on HOW TO OUTSMART A BILLION ROBOT BEES"Tobin uses humor and great imagination to offer younger middle grade readers a delightful romp that will appeal to fans of madcap adventure." - School Library Journal on HOW TO CAPTURE AN INVISIBLE CAT"Middle grade readers, future inventors, and adventure-seekers will enjoy Nate and Delphine's encounters in this The Genius Factor title." - School Library Connection on HOW TO CAPTURE AN INVISIBLE CAT"This odd couple prove that teamwork works, and news of a sequel will likely be met with applause." - Booklist on HOW TO CAPTURE AN INVISIBLE CAT"Aimed equally at boys and girls . . . This winning, consistently funny, smartly silly adventure could be one of Nate's kooky gadgets, a middle-grade reading attractor." - Kirkus Reviews on HOW TO CAPTURE AN INVISIBLE CAT