Hilo Book 3: The Great Big Boom (Hardcover)
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"An action-packed page turner with heart!"—Dav Pilkey, author of DOG MAN
Dog Man meets Big Nate in HILO-the hilarious New York Times Bestselling GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES kids love! "A Total BLAST," says the Miami Herald!
Aah!!!! Everyone's favorite space boy is BACK! Hilo may look like an ordinary kid, but he’s DEFINITELY not! When we last saw Hilo, DJ, and Gina, Gina had been sucked into a mysterious portal! But friends don’t let friends disappear into NOWHERE! It’s up to D.J. and Hilo to follow her. Will there be danger? YES! Will there be amazing surprises? OF COURSE! Will Gina end up being the one to save them? DEFINITELY! The trio will have to battle bad guys and face disgusting food, an angry mom, powerful magic, and more! Will they survive . . . and make it back to Earth before the portal closes again?!
Here's what people (and robots!) are saying about Hilo!
* Children's Choice 5th-6th Grade Book of the Year!
* Nominated for multiple State Awards—including the Pennsylvania's Young Reader's Choice Award!
“More giant robotic ants and people going 'Aaaah!' than in the complete works of Jane Austen”—Neil Gaiman, bestselling author
“Every kid would love a pal like HILO, and every kid will love this book!” —Lincoln Peirce, bestselling author of the Big Nate series
“HILO is delightful, silly, tender, and most importantly: funny.” —Jeff Smith, bestselling author of the Bone series
"Fast paced, furiously funny, and will have kids waiting on the edge of their seats for more."—Jeffrey Brown, bestselling author of Jedi Academy
"My students are obsessed with this series. OBSESSED!"—Colby Sharp, teacher, blogger, and co-founder of Nerdy Bookclub
* "Universally appealing. A wholeheartedly weird and wonderful tale of friendship, acceptance, and robots."—Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review
* "A must-have."—School Library Journal, Starred Review
"Good clean laser-beams-coming-outta-your-hands fun for the whole family."—http://blogs.slj.com/afuse8production/
"A story that can be enjoyed by the entire family."—The New York Times
About the Author
JUDD WINICK is the author of the New York Times bestselling, Children’s Choice Book Award–winning graphic novel Hilo. Judd lives in San Francisco with his wife, their two kids, and their cat. Judd has scripted issues of bestselling comic series, including Batman, Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Justice League, and Star Wars. Judd also appeared as a cast member of MTV’s The Real World: San Francisco and is the author of the highly acclaimed graphic novel Pedro and Me, about his Real World roommate and friend, AIDS activist Pedro Zamora. Visit Judd and Hilo online at .juddwinick.com, or find him on Twitter at @JuddWinick.
"Winick is a master at adding new characters judiciously while also looping back to explore the established ones in greater depth." —Bulletin, starred review
Praise for HILO
2016 Children’s Choice Book Award Winner!
“More giant robotic ants and people going ‘Aaaah!’ than in the complete works of Jane Austen.” —Neil Gaiman, bestselling author
“High energy and HILARIOUS!” —Gene Luen Yang, winner of the Printz and Eisner awards and National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature
“Fast paced, furiously funny, and will have kids waiting on the edge of their seats for more.” —Jeffrey Brown, bestselling author of Jedi Academy
“I LOVE this book. Hilo is alive, action-packed . . . and amazing fun.” —Brad Meltzer, bestselling author
“A story that can be enjoyed by the entire family.” —The New York Times
“A TOTAL BLAST.” —The Miami Herald