Max Silver--aka Maximum Boy--faces his greatest challenge: the Soggy Underwater People. Mean, green, and fishy-smelling, these creepy creatures invade Earth's surface with one goal--world domination. Can Maximum Boy stop them?
When Cody is 14, he runs away from home, leaving behind his abusive mother, and flees across the country. He doesn't stop until he hits Texas and the Sam Houston Tiger Ranch. Under the guidance of Sunny, the ranch's owner, he cares for the animals in ways he never imagined. He feeds them a diet of raw, bloody meat. He cleans out their cages. He takes them for exercise. He finds out how to get a tiger to back down, and when he should back down himself. But there is another lesson Cody has to learn--sometimes people are harder to handle than tigers. From the Hardcover edition.
An engaging, heartfelt, well-reported account of what it is like to go for parenthood, fondly and conscientiously and with a good deal of universality
Max must battle the terrifying Tastemaker, a deranged chef who has figured out a way to disengage people's taste buds, causing everything they eat to taste like broccoli.
How to be miserable by yourself, to lose friends, to lose your job, to avoid or destroy romantic relationships, etc.
When a barn-shaped UFO visits our solar system, the world comes face to face with a very menacing group of alien cows. And the cows want milk! Clearly, this is not the job for just any superhero.
They call me Maximum Boy. It's a stupid name, I know, but they started calling me that in the newspapers. And now it's on my costume, so I'm stuck with it... Super-Sibling Rivalry!
Move over Maximum Boy, there's a new superhero in town. And not only is he handsome, loyal, and brave, but his voice has changed! Super Sid is fifteen years old, complete with muscles and athletic ability.
Ten-year-old orphan twins Wally and Cheyenne Shluffmuffin have it bad at Cincinnati's Jolly Days orphanage, but things get much worse when the Mandible sisters offer to share their home in the Dripping Fang Forest.
When last we saw them, the Shluffmuffin twins were running for their lives. In this, the second installment, they run right into the arms of their long-lost father.
Having been reunited with their zombie father only to have him turn into a vampire after drinking an experimental elixir of life, the ten-year-old Shluffmuffin twins continue to try to elude the giant ants who want to enslave all humans.
After the Mandible sisters kidnap his sister Cheyenne, Wally seeks the help of a group of orphans and his vampire father.
Although a paid assassin is stalking Wally while his twin sister Cheyenne is under the power of the queen ont, it is up to them, their vampire dad, and their friends to save the human race from the giant onts.
When the babies who are being fed on human snot mutate into half-human brats, Hedy Mandible uses her hypnotic control over Cheyenne to force her to teach them proper behavior, while the Jackal initiates another elaborate scheme to assassinate Wally.
While trying to convince the FBI that giant ants are kidnapping and enslaving the citizens of Cincinnati, twins Wally and Cheyenne, with the help of their vampire father, escape the clutches of the enormous ghouls who want to adopt--and eat--them.
The thief is wearing a silver cape like Maximum Boy, a black costume like Maximum Boy, and a black baseball cap with Maximum Boy's logo on it. It is Maximum Boy! Could our hero actually be an evil impostor? Or is this a super-sized superhero setup?
Klatu is such a varna! He crashed the spaceship into planet Earth with his brother Lek and sister Ploo onboard. Stuck in the middle of the Nevada desert with nowhere to run, Ploo is captured by army Earthlings who think that she is an enemy of humankind. Can Klatu and Lek to rescue Ploo from the terrifying Major Paine? Or will Ploo be held prisoner in Area 51 forever?
Ploo, Lek, and Klatu have escaped from Area 51 and hit the road in a stolen station wagon. Where are they headed? Las Vegas, of course! After all Vegas has everything--slot machines, drive-through wedding chapels, Elvis impersonators. It's sure to have someone who can fix their slightly beat-up spaceship!
Klatu, Lek, and Ploo head back to Groom Lake to fix their busted spaceship. But the spaceship is gone--it's been taken to Area 51. There's nothing for the aliens to do other than sneak in and search for it. Instead they find something theyweren'tlooking for--the Great Ones! The mythic missing Looglians Org, Murkel, Shemp, and Kurth crashed at Roswell New Mexico in 1947, and have been in the deep freeze ever since. Can our three wacky alien kids rescue them? Dan Greenburg brings his trademark quirkiness and humor to the third book in his newest chapter book series.
After thier spaceship is taken by the Great Ones, Ploo, Klatu, and Lek return to Las Vegas. There they discover an infestation of Elvis impersonators, in town for a convention. Klatu, Lek, and Ploo are sure the odd-looking humans are up to no good, and it turns out that they're right . . . for once. These are no ordinary Elvises--they are evil aliens from outer space in disguise with nefarious plans to take over Earth! From the Trade Paperback edition.
KLATU, LEK, AND PLOO just missed their ride home to planet Loogl. The army men from Area 51 scared their spaceship away. So where can they find a place to land a spaceship without causing havoc? Hollywood, of course, on the stage set of a film crew! But when they get there, the three kids are roped into being extras on a new sci-fi TV show. Have Lek, Klatu, and Ploo finally hit the big time? Break out the shades - they've gone from seeing stars . . . to being stars!
Klatu, Lek, And Ploo finally have a day off from their job as extras on a hit sci-fi TV show. So what should they do around Los Angeles for a day? Go to Dizzyland, of course! The amusement park has everything, from roller-coasters to ferris wheels to funhouses. It even has a small zoo. But when Klatu, Lek, and Ploo look through the zoo, they are shocked to find a fuzzy baby alien, named Mu, all locked up. They have to set Mu free!From the Trade Paperback edition.
It's April Fools! Over and over and over again...That's right, some evildoer is playing pranks across the entire country! There are whoopee cushions on school buses. Silly glasses on the faces of Mount Rushmore. This prankster is pulling off some pretty peculiar plots! But who better to put a stop to these childish stunts than our eleven-year old superhero? In fact, he's already got some suspects. Like Super Sid -- the all-too-perfect superhero that everyone loves to hate. Or could there be a new bully at the heart of all this mischief and mayhem? Maximum Boy is on the case!
What I wanted was a cute little kitten. Instead, I got a tough tomcat that talks. And that's not all! He says he's my Great-Grandpa Julius and he needs my help. And messy litter box or not, family is family!
One minute I was looking for my retainer in the bathroom. The next, I was staring at a boy who looked just like me. And I don't mean my reflection! What's going on here?
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