Trouble At School For Marvin & James by Elise BroachTrouble At School For Marvin & James by Elise Broach

Trouble At School For Marvin & James

byElise BroachIllustratorKelly Murphy

Hardcover | April 11, 2017

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In the new Masterpiece Adventure Trouble at School for Marvin & James, the third in a series for younger readers from bestselling author Elise Broach, Marvin the beetle is off to school with James for the very first time! Everything runs smoothly on this big adventure until the bell rings after lunch and Marvin gets separated from James. In fact, he gets accidentally thrown away! Will Marvin make it back home to his family? How will James find him?

This young chapter book for emergent readers captures the miniature world of Marvin the Beetle and his special friend James.

A Christy Ottaviano Book

Elise Broach is the New York Times-bestselling author of books for children and young adults, including Desert Crossing, Shakespeare's Secret, Masterpiece, and the Superstition Mountain Mysteries series. Her books have been selected as ALA Notable Books, Junior Library Guild selections, the recipient of an E.B. White Read Aloud Award, ...
Title:Trouble At School For Marvin & JamesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:112 pages, 8.58 × 5.8 × 0.68 inPublished:April 11, 2017Publisher:Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1627793186

ISBN - 13:9781627793186


Editorial Reviews

"Accessible to children making the transition from easy readers to chapter books. . . This series revolves around a warm, supportive, and trusting relationship between a boy and a beetle."--The Horn BookPraise for the Masterpiece Adventure series:"Page-turning adventure." -The Horn Book"This winsome series debut is both a sweet story of cross-species friendship and a sobering new way to look at pencil sharpeners." -Kirkus Reviews"Inventive . . . Broach . . . packs this fast-moving story with perennially seductive themes: hidden lives and secret friendships, miniature worlds lost to disbelievers . . . Broach and Kelly show readers something new." -Publishers Weekly starred review on Masterpiece"Delightful intricacies of beetle life . . . blend seamlessly with the suspenseful caper as well as the sentimental story of a complicated-but-rewarding friendship . . . Murphy's charming pen-and-ink drawings populate the short chapters of this funny, winsome novel." -Kirkus Reviews on Masterpiece"This marvelous story is sure to be a hit." -School Library Journal on Masterpiece