Pick a book. Grow a Reader!
This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line Branches, 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!
When Alexander moves to Stermont, he finds a creepy notebook full of monster drawings. The monsters inside are real, and it's up to the members of the Super Secret Monster Patrol - or the S.S.M.P. - to stop them. Can Alexander and his friends, Rip and Nikki, protect the town from balloon goons, tunnel fish, and shadow smashers?
This collection includes books #1-3--Rise of the Balloon Goons, Day of the Night Crawlers, and Attack of the Shadow Smashers!
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.