Synopses & Reviews
In Whales on Stilts, a madman has unleashed an army of stilt-walking, laser-beaming, thoroughly angry whales upon the world! Luckily, Jasper Dash and his friends Katie Mulligan and Lily Gefelty are around to save the day.
andlt;Bandgt;*andlt;/Bandgt;"Armed with an array of adjectives, non-sequitors, bizarre asides, irrelevant footnotes, and running gags, Anderson sends up decades of childrenand#8217;s book series, and creates a hysterical tale of his own."andlt;BRandgt; and#8212;andlt;iandgt;Publishers Weeklyandlt;/iandgt;, starred review
andlt;bandgt;*andlt;/bandgt;"Goosebumps fans and readers who get Lemony Snicketand#8217;s brand of humor will be rolling in the aisles."andlt;BRandgt; and#8212;andlt;iandgt;Booklistandlt;/iandgt;, starred review
Racing against the clock, shy middle-school student Lily and her best friends, Katie and Jasper, must foil the plot of her father's conniving boss to conquer the world using an army of whales.
Originally published: Harcourt Books; 2005?
Whales on Stilts is the wild, boisterous beginning to M. T. Anderson's Pals in Peril series!
About the Author
M.T. Anderson is the author of the Pals in Peril series; andlt;iandgt;The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothingandlt;/iandgt;, which won the National Book Award; andlt;iandgt;The Game of Sunken Placesandlt;/iandgt;; andlt;iandgt;Burger Wussandlt;/iandgt;; andlt;iandgt;Thirstyandlt;/iandgt;; and andlt;iandgt;Feedandlt;/iandgt;, which was a finalist for the National Book Award, a andlt;iandgt;Boston Globe-Horn Bookandlt;/iandgt; Honor Book, and the winner of the andlt;iandgt;Los Angeles Timesandlt;/iandgt; Book Award for Young Adults. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts. Visit him at MT-Anderson.com.Kurt Cyrus has illustrated numerousandnbsp;acclaimed picture books celebrating the natural world, including andlt;iandgt;Mammoths on the Moveandlt;/iandgt; by Lisa Wheeler and his own andlt;iandgt;Tadpole Rexandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Turtle Rexandlt;/iandgt;. Kurt lives with his wife inandnbsp;McMinnville, Oregon. Visit him at KurtCyrus.com.