Synopses & Reviews
Jamie Grimm is back and better than ever in the third episode of James Patterson's bestselling I FUNNY series. Finding himself one step closer to his dream of being the best kid comic in the world, Jamie faces his biggest challenge yet.
After scoring big on national TV in the semifinals contest, everyone back home is jumping on the Jamie Grimm bandwagon, and all the attention might be going to his head. Not only are his friendships starting to suffer, but the pressure of coming up with his best material ever for the ultimate standup act to snag the final win in Hollywood is pushing Jamie to the brink. Suddenly, life isn't looking very funny anymore. Can Jamie take the grand prize without pushing away his fans, friends and family?
"....Poignant.... Readers learn about [Jamie's] devastating loss and recovery from a tragic event....The affecting ending, which reveals a more vulnerable Jamie behind the guise of his humor, celebrates Jamie's resilient spirit."--Kirkus Reviews
"In all, a brimming bucket of bada-bing!"
Praise for I Funny:A #1 New York Times Bestseller
"The broad humor that runs throughout this heavily illustrated story... masks personal pain, demonstrating resiliency in the face of tragedy."--Publishers Weekly
Praise for I Even Funnier:A New York Times Bestseller
"The wisecrack-laced narrative is enhanced by lots of pen-and-ink cartoons with added dialogue."--Booklist
"Patterson and Grabenstein pay homage to the timeless comedy of Abbott and Costello, Groucho Marx, and other greats, while introducing new jokes that speak directly to the middle school experience. "--School Library Journal
About the Author
James Patterson is the internationally bestselling author of House of Robots
and the I Funny, Middle School, Treasure Hunters books, as well as the Confessions, Maximum Ride, Witch and Wizard, Daniel X, and Alex Cross series. His books have sold more than 300 million copies worldwide, making him one of the bestselling authors of all time. He lives in Florida.
Chris Grabenstein is a New York Times bestselling author who has also collaborated with James Patterson on the I Funny and Treasure Hunters series. He lives in New York City.
Laura Park is a cartoonist and the illustrator of three books in the Middle School series and I Funny. She is the author of the mini-comics series Do Not Disturb My Waking Dream, and her work has appeared in the Best American Comics. She lives in Chicago.