Synopses & Reviews
From superstar authors and friends Mac Barnett and Jory John comes the third installment in their smart and funny New York Times bestselling Terrible Two series, The Terrible Two Go Wild. Everyone's favorite pranksters and founders of the International Order of Disorder are at it again Miles and Niles find themselves marooned for the summer at Camp Good Times, which is all about peace and good vibes. (Can you say BOR-ING?) With no clear prank-ortunities, the Terrible Two fail to see what about all of this is so good. But when kids from the nearby Yawnee Valley Yelling and Push-Ups Camp raid Good Times's super-secret candy stash, the campers look to Miles and Niles for help. Will our heroes break free from the feckless feel-goodery of Camp Good Times? Are their sharp minds and close friendship a match for the fists of the rival campers? And why has Stuart changed his name to Tree? All these questions, plus some other ones you haven't thought of yet, will be answered in The Terrible Two Go Wild. With short chapters and plenty of illustrations, the Terrible Two series engages reluctant readers and appeals to a wide range of kids--both pranksters and not--as they laugh out loud.
The first book in the series, The Terrible Two, debuted on the New York Times bestseller list. It earned wide praise from bestselling authors Jeff Kinney, the author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, Dav Pilkey, author of the Captain Underpants series, Sara Pennypacker, author of the Clementine series, Dave Eggers, author of A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, Jon Scieszka, author of The Stinky Cheese Man and the Frank Einstein series, and Annie Barrows, author of the Ivy & Bean series. It was featured in Boys' Life magazine, on the popular Mom and Dad Are Fighting podcast, on Mentalfloss.com, and was universally praised.
The second book in the series, The Terrible Two Get Worse, also debuted on the New York Times bestseller list. Kirkus raved, "Pranking perfection . . . John and Barnett's sophomore effort is as much fun as the] series opener . . . Will be a joy for pranksters and seekers of a good-hearted laugh." School Library Journal called it "a welcome addition for fans of the first book, though familiarity with the original isn't necessary to enjoy this hilarious sequel."
Everyone's favorite pranksters are at it again School's out, and Miles and Niles are running wild in the woods outside town: climbing trees, exploring caves, and, yes, pranking. But these leafy, lazy days of mischief darken when bully Josh Barkin and his cadets from a nearby kids' boot camp discover the merrymakers--and vow to destroy them. Are our heroes' sharp minds any match for these hooligans' hard fists? The latest installment of the witty, on-target illustrated series is another -fast paced, laugh-out-loud novel- (School Library Journal) that proves once again that, in the hands of the powerless, pranks can be tools of justice--plus, they're funny.
Summers are for pranking in the third installment of the hilarious New York Times bestselling series by Mac Barnett and Jory John
School's out and pranksters Miles and Niles have retreated to a perfect hideout in the woods, complete with snacks, games, books, sleeping bags, stream-chilled lemonade . . . and a stolen flag of nearby Yawnee Valley Yelling and Push-Ups Camp. But their leafy, lazy days darken when bully Josh Barkin and fellow cadets vow to get their flag back. It's war, but one that pits nimble minds against hard fists; and as pranksters know, the real art of war is winning without landing a single blow.
From bestselling authors Mac Barnett (Extra Yarn, Sam and Dave Dig a Hole) and Jory John (Penguin Problems, The Bad Seed) comes this latest installment in the hilarious New York Times bestselling series about the power of friends and good laughs.