A New York Times bestseller
An Amazon Best Book of 2018
Before Mac Barnett was an author, he was a kid.
And while he was a kid, he was a spy.
Not just any spy.
But a spy...for the Queen of England.
James Bond meets Diary of a Wimpy Kid with this groundbreaking fully-illustrated chapter book series Mac B., Kid Spy. The precious Crown Jewels have been stolen, and there's only one person who can help the Queen of England: her newest secret agent, Mac B. Mac travels around the globe in search of the stolen treasure...but will he find it in time?
From secret identities to Karate hijinks, this fast-paced, witty and historically inspired chapter book will keep readers guessing until the very last page. With full-color illustrations and fascinating historical facts masterfully sprinkled throughout, this series offers adventure, intrigue, absurdity, history and humor. Discover this totally smart and side-splittingly funny series, and experience what it's really like to be a kid spy.
Mac Barnett is the author of several books for children, including Extra Yarn
, illustrated by Jon Klassen, a Caldecott Honor Book and winner of a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award; The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse
, a New York Times
bestseller; and Sam and Dave Dig a Hole
, a Caldecott Honor Book and winner of the E. B. White Read Aloud Award, and The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown
. He is the co-author, with Jory John, of the New York Times bestselling series The Terrible Two
. Mac lives in California.
Mike Lowery is an illustrator whose work appears in everything from greeting cards to children's books. He is the creator of the Doodle Adventures series and the Everything Awesome About series, and the illustrator of the Gingerbread Man on the Loose and Mac B., Kid Spy series, and more. Find out more at mikelowery.com and on Instagram, @mikelowerystudio. He lives with his wife and two children in Atlanta, Georgia.