Marvin and the Moths by Matthew HolmMarvin and the Moths by Matthew Holm

Marvin and the Moths

byMatthew Holm, Jonathan Follett

Hardcover | September 27, 2016

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Matthew Holm, the Eisner Award-winning co-creator of Babymouse, teams with his childhood best friend for a hilarious prose debut.

Middle school is off to a rocky start for Marvin Watson. Doomed to misfit status, his only friends are a girl with major orthodontics, the smelliest boy in school, and the trio of sarcastic man-sized moths that live in his attic.

No one said middle school would be easy! Also, no one said that Marvin's town would be threatened by mutant bugs, including a very hungry, Shakespeare-quoting spider. But life in the suburbs is full of surprises. Will Marvin be the one to unravel the mystery behind the mutants and save the town? Or will he be too busy with the real threat: his first school dance?!

This hilarious send-up of middle school has the humor of James Patterson's I Funny, the underdog hero of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and the zany action of NERDS... and features illustrations by co-author Matthew Holm, New York Times bestselling illustrator of Babymouse series, and Sunny Side Up.

Plus: talking moths!

Matthew Holm was born and raised in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and has been drawing comics since he was in middle school. With his sister, Jennifer, Matthew created the graphic novel series Babymouse and Squish. He lives in Portland, Oregon. Jonathan Follett is a web designer and an internationally published author o...
Title:Marvin and the MothsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 8.57 × 5.89 × 1.15 inPublished:September 27, 2016Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545876745

ISBN - 13:9780545876742


Editorial Reviews

Praise for Sunny Side Up

* " A humorous yet emotional story with a memorable protagonist." -School Library Journal, starred Review

* " Funny, poignant, and reassuringly upbeat by the end but free of glib platitudes or easy answers." -Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* " Matthew Holm's loose, less-is-more cartooning is easy to read and expressive." -Horn Book, starred review