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Knights of the Lunch Table #01: The Dodgeball Chronicles

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Publisher Comments:

New student Artie King is a nice, comics-loving kid who just wants to ease into life at Camelot Middle School without attracting too much attention. But by second period, Artie already has enemies. He tripped Camelot's mean principal by mistake. An older kid isn't happy about the lunch he stole from Artie. (Well, Artie tried to warn him that sandwich was made by his pesky sister...out of boogers and soap!) And Artie just can't seem to stay out of the way of big Mo and The Horde, the bunch of brawny bullies who rule the school.

To top it off, Artie has been assigned a funky old locker that no one has ever been able to open. Artie can do it, though, and finds the locker mysteriously full of all kinds useful stuff. He's also made a few pals in the lunchroom, Percy and Wayne, and the science teacher, Mr. Merlyn, who seems weird but nice.

W hen a humiliated Mo fails to open Artie's locker, he challenges him and his pals to a do-or-die dodgeball game. The Horde vs. The Knights of the Lunch Table. Losers get creamed.

On game night, the Knights' gym clothes disappear. Artie handily finds new ones in the locker (okay, the tee-shirts are pink...). But that doesn't help the Knights in the dodgeball ring, where The Horde is just picking them off. Another visit to the locker and Artie's back with a secret weapon: Percy's missing pet spider. Mo is afraid of spiders, big-time. The score is about to be evened!

Review:

"Cammuso has created a big, bright, funny, page-turning first volume of stories very loosely based on the King Arthur stories and laced with other literary references. Young readers will identify with the characters and ask for more." Kirkus Reviews

Review:

"Cammuso's text is witty and his cartoons energetic; his pictures speak as clearly as his words. A good start for the Knights of the Lunch Tale series." Booklist

Review:

"[A] funny, fast-paced tale....The appealing illustrations are full of color, action, and life." School Library Journal

Synopsis:

New student Artie King is a nice, comics-loving kid who just wants to ease into life at Camelot Middle School without attracting too much attention. But by second period, Artie already has enemies.

Synopsis:

In this funny new series from Eisner Award nominee Frank Cammuso, the Arthurian legend is reborn--in a funny, average-joe, middle-school boy and his pals.

Artie King just wants to ease into life at Camelot Middle School. Hes got new lunch buddies, Percy and Wayne, and his science teacher, Mr. Merlyn, is pretty cool. But then theres scary Principal Dagger and big bad Joe and The Horde, a bunch of brawny bullies who rule the school.

About the Author

Frank Cammuso is the Eisner Award–nominated creator of the Max Hamm, Fairy Tale Detective graphic novels. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, USA Today, and Newsweek. He lives in Syracuse, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780439903226
Author:
Cammuso, Frank
Publisher:
Graphix
Subject:
General
Subject:
Comics & Graphic Novels
Subject:
Comics & Graphic Novels - General
Subject:
Middle schools
Subject:
Games
Subject:
Cartoons and comics
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
School & Education
Subject:
Social Issues - Bullying
Subject:
Boys / Men
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Knights of the Lunch Table
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in
Age Level:
08-12

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Product details 144 pages Graphix - English 9780439903226 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Cammuso has created a big, bright, funny, page-turning first volume of stories very loosely based on the King Arthur stories and laced with other literary references. Young readers will identify with the characters and ask for more."
"Review" by , "Cammuso's text is witty and his cartoons energetic; his pictures speak as clearly as his words. A good start for the Knights of the Lunch Tale series."
"Review" by , "[A] funny, fast-paced tale....The appealing illustrations are full of color, action, and life."
"Synopsis" by , New student Artie King is a nice, comics-loving kid who just wants to ease into life at Camelot Middle School without attracting too much attention. But by second period, Artie already has enemies.
"Synopsis" by ,
In this funny new series from Eisner Award nominee Frank Cammuso, the Arthurian legend is reborn--in a funny, average-joe, middle-school boy and his pals.

Artie King just wants to ease into life at Camelot Middle School. Hes got new lunch buddies, Percy and Wayne, and his science teacher, Mr. Merlyn, is pretty cool. But then theres scary Principal Dagger and big bad Joe and The Horde, a bunch of brawny bullies who rule the school.

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