This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. 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 -- a town that is filled with 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 the first book, Alexander goes up against balloon goons -- twisted arm-waving balloon guys! He battles fish monsters in book #2, shadow smashers in book #3, and meat-eating vegetable monsters in book #4. This series is full of humor, 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. His picture books include The Eensy Weensy Spider Freaks Out!
, More Bears!
, and Giddy-Up, Daddy!
The Notebook of Doom was his first early chapter book series. He lives in Indiana with his cat and family.