Davis Delaware is not from Delaware. But try telling that to everyone at his new school. When you move in the middle of ninth grade, people are going to think whatever they want about you. If they pay attention at all.
Blending in is fine with Davis. He just wants to doodle in his notebook. Make a few friends. Not rock the boat.
Easier said than done.
Because when he starts a band called The Amazing Dweebs with beautiful Molly and nerdy Edwin, Davis rocks the boat big-time. And all that rocking gets the attention of school bully Gerald "the Butcher" Boggs. Now Davis is suddenly king of the school -- and the Butcher's next target.
This can't end well.
This illustrated middle-grade novel from CATDOG creator Peter Hannan is packed with doodles, song lyrics, notebook pages, a mini flip book -- and lots of laughs.
Peter Hannan created the Nickelodeon animated series CatDog. He also wrote and sang the show's theme song. He is the author/illustrator of My Big Mouth: 10 Songs I Wrote That Almost Got Me Killed
, the Super Goofballs series, Freddy, King of Flurb
, The Greatest Snowman in the World
, Escape From Camp Wannabarf
, and The Adventures of a Huge Mouth
. His work has appeared in magazines, newspapers, and galleries and been turned into everything from t-shirts to cheese crackers. He loves pets. He firmly believes that pets should rule the world. He lives in California.
- ! "In this new school, in a new town, Molly and Edwin only knew I had been in a
band. That was technically true, but it was the school band and my instrument was
the bassoon. The bassoon is the complete opposite of the guitar – a chick anti-magnet.
Girls are instantly repelled into space if they come within twenty feet of a bassoon-blowing
buffoon. From that day forward, when it comes to the bassoonist, those girls permanently
reside on Planet Bug Off, Dimwit.
\tI did play the guitar a little. Just not
in a band. And not outside my room. But it turned out that my new bandmates were
\tSo I was in a bad band. But it was the bad band that Molly was