The Notebook of Doom #1: Rise of the Balloon Goons (A Branches Book): A Branches Book by Troy CummingsThe Notebook of Doom #1: Rise of the Balloon Goons (A Branches Book): A Branches Book by Troy Cummings

The Notebook of Doom #1: Rise of the Balloon Goons (A Branches Book): A Branches Book

byTroy Cummings

Paperback | June 25, 2013

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Monsters + Humour + Fun = The Notebook of Doom!

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches. Aimed at 5- to 7-year-olds, this line of books is for children who are just starting to read independently. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!

Alexander has just moved to a new town where he is about to uncover all sorts of monsters! He finds an old notebook with the word "DOOM" inscribed on the front cover. The Notebook of Doom, which Alexander now holds, contains top secret information about monsters! In this first book, Alexander goes up against spooky balloon goons - unique and twisted arm-waving balloon men! This book is full of humour, engaging black-and-white illlustrations, and of course . . . monsters!

TROY CUMMINGS has been drawing since he was a little kid. His illustrations have appeared in newspapers and magazines, on websites, on frozen-fish-stick packages, and in hospital waiting rooms. He has published two picture books: The Eensy Weensy Spider Freaks Out! and More Bears! The Notebook of Doom is his first early chapter book se...
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Title:The Notebook of Doom #1: Rise of the Balloon Goons (A Branches Book): A Branches BookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 7.59 × 5.23 × 0.26 inPublished:June 25, 2013Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545493234

ISBN - 13:9780545493239

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun book My 6 year old really enjoyed reading this book out loud to me every night. Its a silly book and the illustrations are engaging.
Date published: 2017-01-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great series for young readers My son loved reading to me everyday, I had to get book 2 so he can keep going.
Date published: 2016-11-21

Editorial Reviews

Praise for THE NOTEBOOK OF DOOM #1: RISE OF THE BALLOON GOONS"Cranking up the horrorlarity with googly eyed cartoon figures and sight gags on nearly every page, Cummings pitches his nervous but resourceful newcomer into a climactic, all-out battle with an entire army of aggressive, air-stealing bendy balloons." -KIRKUS REVIEWSPraise for THE EENSY WEENSY SPIDER FREAKS OUT!"Clever text full of witty asides." -SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNALPraise for MORE BEARS!"[Artwork that is infused with zaniness and fun." -SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL