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The terrible two /

by Barnett, Mac [author.]; John, Jory [author.]; Cornell, Kevin [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Terrible two ; 1.Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, [2015]; ©2015.Description: 214 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781419714917; 1419714910.Title notes: BRA $13.95 3-2015 (db)Other title: Terrible 2.Subject(s): Practical jokes -- Juvenile fiction | Tricks -- Juvenile fiction | Schools -- Juvenile fiction | Moving, Household -- Juvenile fiction | Practical jokes -- Fiction | Tricks -- Fiction | Schools -- Fiction | Moving, Household -- Fiction | Humorous stories | JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories | JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Chapter Books | JUVENILE FICTION / General | Chapter booksSummary: When master prankster Miles Murphy moves to sleepy Yawnee Valley, he challenges the local mystery prankster in an epic battle of tricks, but soon the two join forces to pull off the biggest prank ever seen.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

"A double helping of fun and mischief!"
--Jeff kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
 
"Hilarious."
--Dav Pilkey, author of the Captain Underpants series
 
Miles Murphy is not happy to be moving to Yawnee Valley, a sleepy town that's famous for one thing and one thing only: cows. In his old school, everyone knew him as the town's best prankster, but Miles quickly discovers that Yawnee Valley already has a prankster, and a great one. If Miles is going to take the title from this mystery kid, he is going to have to raise his game.
 
It's prankster against prankster in an epic war of trickery, until the two finally decide to join forces and pull off the biggest prank ever seen: a prank so huge that it would make the members of the International Order of Disorder proud.
 
In The Terrible Two, bestselling authors and friends Mac Barnett and Jory John have created a series that has its roots in classic middle-grade literature yet feels fresh and new at the same time.
 
"The pranks, the brotherhood, the art, the heart! What's not to love about the Terrible Two?"
--Sara Pennypacker, author of the Clementine series
 
"You don't have to be a cow, like cows, or even know a cow to love the Terrible Two."
--Dave Eggers
 
"This book is terrible! Terribly funny, terribly full of pranks, and terribly wonderful."
--Jon Scieszka, author of The Stinky Cheese Man and the Frank Einstein series
 
"The Terrible Two are my kind of kids. And what's more, they're kids' kind of kids."
--Annie Barrows, author of the Ivy & Bean series

When master prankster Miles Murphy moves to sleepy Yawnee Valley, he challenges the local mystery prankster in an epic battle of tricks, but soon the two join forces to pull off the biggest prank ever seen.

BRA $13.95 3-2015 (db)

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Horn Book Review

Pranking remains a fine art in this sequel to The Terrible Two (rev. 3/15), which opens with Miles and Niles targeting Principal Barkin and his obnoxious son, Josh, in practical jokes of the highest quality. Unfortunately, their success brings a new challenge in the form of Principal Barkins father, former Principal Barkin, who, disgusted by his sons inability to handle the pranking that mars his legacy, takes the school back under his own control. The Terrible Two seem to have met their match in this wily, domineering leader who defuses most of their hijinks and just ignores the others, no matter how creative, complicated, or well executed. Ultimately, the Terrible Two must enlist some help to get under the skin of senior Principal Barkin, and they know exactly whom to ask. Exaggerated cartoon illustrations throughout punctuate the plot and add to the comedy. Full of absorbing strategy and even a little suspense, this humorous sequel will keep readers entertained while offering insight into the nature of successful pranking and its reliance on audience reaction. julie roach (c) Copyright 2016. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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