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Meet Billy Sure, twelve-year-old inventor and CEO of Sure Things, Inc., and discover all of his wild and wacky inventions in this start to a hilarious middle grade series!Everyone is talking about Billy Sure, the twelve-year-old CEO of Sure Things, Inc. and genius inventor of the All Ball, a ball that turns into different sports balls with the push of a button. Now Billy wants to help other kids achieve their inventing dreams just like he has!So Billy is hosting an online contest for other kid-inventors to share their inventions, and the winning submission will be produced by his company. Ideas like the Sibling Silencer, No-Wash Socks, and a pencil that does all your work start pouring in. With so many great ideas, how is Billy supposed to pick a winner?And that's not all. Billy also has to keep the secret that could take him from hero to zero in a flash if anyone found out. Can Billy Sure find a way to stay on top of the world and help other kids achieve their dreams at the same time? Each book in this series includes Billy's drawings and doodles of inventions and more!
Billy Sure, twelve-year-old inventor and CEO of Sure Things, Inc., has come up with another zany invention that tells you what you're best at in the fourth book of a hilarious middle grade series!Everyone is talking about Billy Sure, the twelve-year-old genius and millionaire inventor whose inventions have become instant hits. Billy's lucky because in addition to being a rich and famous inventor, he already knows what he's best at: inventing, of course! He wants to help other kids figure out what they're best at too, and his latest invention--The Best Test--will do just that! But when Billy takes the test himself and the results come back saying he isn't the best at inventing, and what he's best at has nothing to do with inventing at all, he begins to wonder who is. And what that means for the future of Sure Things, Inc.
Billy Sure, twelve-year-old inventor and CEO of Sure Things, Inc., invents a device that lets everyone in on what their pets are trying to say in the third book of a hilarious middle grade series!Everyone is talking about Billy Sure, the twelve-year-old genius and millionaire inventor whose inventions have become instant hits. From the All Ball and the Sibling Silencer, to the Stink Spectacular and the Disappearing Reappearing Make-Up, Billy Sure can't lose--and his latest invention, the Cat-Dog Translator, is sure to follow suit. After all, who hasn't wondered what their cat's meow or their dog's bark meant? The Cat-Dog Translator is a device that will finally let pet owners in on what their pets are really trying to say. But Billy quickly finds out, when pets start talking, there's no telling what kinds of embarrassing secrets they could reveal! Is the world ready for Billy Sure to unleash his latest invention?
Billy Sure, inventor and CEO of Sure Things, Inc., must track down a haywire hovercraft that's gone missing with his sister on board in the seventh book of a hilarious middle grade series!Everyone is talking about Billy Sure, the boy genius and millionaire inventor whose inventions have become instant hits. From the All Ball that turns into any sports ball to the Gross-to-Good Powder that makes even the most disgusting foods taste great, Sure Things, Inc. can do no wrong! Now Billy wants to help other kids achieve their inventing dreams, so he solicits and selects new ideas to develop. Billy and Manny know exactly what Sure Things, Inc.'s Next Big Thing will be--a hovercraft! But when they start to build it, they notice it's a little...haywire. The hovercraft dips, dives, twirls, and spins, until one day, it's gone entirely, and so is Emily! Can Billy find his sister and fix the hovercraft, or will this be a crash landing for Sure Things, Inc.? Find out in this wacky story with funny black-and-white spot illustrations throughout!
Billy Sure, twelve-year-old inventor and CEO of Sure Things, Inc., hosts a competition to find the Next Big Thing in the fifth book of a hilarious middle grade series!Everyone is talking about Billy Sure, the twelve-year-old genius and millionaire inventor whose inventions have become instant hits. From the All Ball that turns into any sports ball to the Gross-to-Good Powder that makes even the most disgusting foods taste great, Sure Things, Inc. can do no wrong! But what's next for Billy and his business partner Manny? They're looking for a new challenge, and hosting a televised special to find Sure Things, Inc.'s Next Big Thing is just the thing! Thousands of kids pile into the studio to present their invention ideas to Billy. Some are wacky, some are wild, and some have the potential to change the world as we know it. And the winner is...
Billy Sure, twelve-year-old inventor and CEO of Sure Things, Inc., adds espionage to his resume in the second book of a hilarious middle grade series!Billy Sure is many things: CEO of Sure Things, Inc., a sleepwalking seventh-grader, and now he's adding spy to the list! When Billy finds out he's been exchanging emails with a corporate spy from a rival company, he's not happy. So he enlists the help of his mother and his best friend and CFO, Manny, to set a trap to catch the shady email impostor before he can reveal Sure Things, Inc.'s valuable secrets! Meanwhile, Billy and Manny are arguing about Billy's newest invention--the Stink Spectacular. Billy thinks the Stink Spectacular is the next All Ball, but Manny's not convinced. Can Billy save his company from sabotage, come up with his next big invention, and survive his dad's terrible cooking?
Billy Sure, kid inventor and CEO of Sure Things, Inc., discovers a big secret about his mom in the sixth book of a hilarious middle grade series!Billy's mom has always claimed she is a scientist doing research for the government, but he's always suspected that there was more to the story. And as it turns out, he was right! His mom is a spy, and now she has enrolled him in spy school so he can create inventions for her top-secret spy unit. Billy is thrilled, especially because he gets to try out all of the awesome spy gadgets and meet three other super smart spy kids. But when Billy is offered a chance to become a spy himself, he has a big decision to make. Does he want to become the world's youngest spy...or is it enough just to be Billy Sure, Kid Entrepreneur?
Cheetah is the small spotted frog Amelia brings home in a macaroni container. Amelia longs to keep Cheetah forever, but over the course of a week she comes to understand that his place is back in the wild. Cheetah is based on a true story, and all the characters are real.
In Monster Lunch we dine with Frankenstein, attend a burgoo and a birthday party, meet a grumpy garden dude and slurp hot zoop. Each poem is followed by an interview with the main character or fascinating facts about food. This collection of yummy, yucky, messy and hot rhyming stories is bursting with rhythmical fun.
The rooster has been kidnapped by the fox. What is the little hen to do? Go to the shed and build a paper wagon, that's what. With two Herculean mice in place of horses, the little hen heads for the fox's house deep in the forest. On the way, she is joined by a cat, a brick, a needle and a hairy spider, all desperate for a ride. Will they be able to complete the rescue?
In Rhyme Stones, we go spelunking, we meet a witch who can't stay on her broomstick, a schoolyard bully, and we see how a simple piece of cloth can become anything we want it to be. Each long poem is followed by an exclusive interview with the main character, and each short poem has a "trailer" of cool facts about the theme.
It's the most talked about trophy in Howling -- The Wassabbee! And it goes to the winner of the annual fathers versus sons hockey game. This year the fathers are in trouble, so they've changed the rules. The game won't be played indoors. It's going to be held outside, at a weekend campout. In the middle of the winter! Johnny Maverick and his friends know the fathers are going to play a few tricks on them, so they decide to use all their genius to play the tricks first.
The poems in this book tell stories of animals and nature, from two sweaty hippos, a smiling lizard and some creepy crawlers to a few tricky dandelions. At the end of each poem, find out more in an interview with a key character or a list of fascinating facts.
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