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Hilo Series

Judd Winick
Hilo Book 4: Waking the Monsters by Judd Winick
Available on (2018-01-16)

Hilo Book 4: Waking the Monsters

Book 4
Hardcover $13.99

Hilo Series : Titles in Order

Book 4
Calvin and Hobbes meets Big Nate meets Bone in HILO-the hilarious, action-packed New York Times BESTSELLING GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES that kids, critics (and robots!) love! “A Total BLAST,” says the Miami Herald! Chock full of MORE MONSTERS! MORE ACTION! MORE LAUGHS! MORE FUN!

DJ and Gina are TOTALLY ordinary kids. But Hilo isn’t! Has Hilo finally met his match? Not if D.J. and Gina can help it! ALERT! ALERT! ALERT! Mega Robot Monsters are suddenly waking up all over and they’re TOO BIG and TOO STRONG for Hilo to fight on his own! Luckily, he doesn’t have to! He has GINA and some brand new SUPER POWERS on his side! Being heroes can be super fun-but it can also be SUPER dangerous! And the closer Hilo and Gina get to saving their world from the monsters–the closer Hilo gets to the dark secret of his past. Does he really want to know? Do WE?!

Praise for HILO
* Nominated for multiple State Awards!

“More giant robotic ants and people going ‘Aaaah!’ than in the complete works of Jane Austen”–Neil Gaiman, author of Coraline

“Every kid would love a pal like Hilo!” –Lincoln Peirce, author of Big Nate series

“Silly, tender, and most importantly: funny.”–Jeff Smith, author of the Bone series

“A story that can be enjoyed by the entire family.”–New York Times

* “Universally appealing.”–Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

* “Diverse characters, good friends, and humorous dialogue…and plenty of action makes this a must-have.”–SLJ, Starred Review
Book 3
Calvin and Hobbes meets Big Nate meets Bone in HILO-the hilarious, action-packed New York Times Bestselling GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES kids AND critics love! “A Total BLAST,” says the Miami Herald!
 
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 to who knows where! 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?!

Praise for 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

“Action-packed…and amazing fun!”—Brad Meltzer, bestselling author of the Ordinary People Change the World series 

“HILO is loads of slapstick fun with a touch of tenderness that kids will love.”–Dan Santat, Caldecott Medal Winner

“High energy and HILARIOUS!”–Gene Luen Yang, National Ambassador for  Young People’s Literature

“My students are obsessed with this series. OBSESSED!”—Colby Sharp, teacher, blogger, and co-founder of Nerdy Bookclub

“A perfect book for any kid who ever needed a friend and then had one with superpowers fall from space.” —Seth Meyers, actor, comedian and writer

* ”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

“The most enjoyable hero to hit the library shelves in years. Good clean laser-beams-coming-outta-your-hands fun for the whole family.”—http://blogs.slj.com/afuse8production/ 

“A total blast.”—The Miami Herald

“A story that can be enjoyed by the entire family.”—The New York Times
Book 2
Calvin and Hobbes meets Big Nate meets Bone in HILO-the hilarious, action-packed New York Times Bestselling GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES kids AND critics love! “A Total BLAST,” says the Miami Herald!
 
DJ and Gina are TOTALLY ordinary kids. But Hilo . . . isn’t. HILO is just settling into life on earth (Bowling? Knock-knock jokes? OUTSTANDING!) when strange portals begin opening up all over town. And HOLY MACKEREL! Even STRANGER creatures are coming through them! But it will take more than a GIANT MUTANT CHICKEN, A VIKING HIPPO, A MAGICAL WARRIOR CAT, or even a few MILLION KILLER VEGETABLES to stop Team Hilo . . . er, WON’T IT? Can Hilo, DJ, and GINA figure out how to send these creatures back to their worlds before they DESTROY the earth?


Praise for 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!

* An ILA-CBC Children’s Choice!

“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

“Action-packed…and amazing fun!”—Brad Meltzer, bestselling author of the Ordinary People Change the World series 

“HILO is loads of slapstick fun with a touch of tenderness that kids will love.”–Dan Santat, Caldecott Medal Winner

“High energy and HILARIOUS!”–Gene Luen Yang, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

“A perfect book for any kid who ever needed a friend and then had one with superpowers fall from space.” —Seth Meyers, actor, comedian and writer

* ”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

“The most enjoyable hero to hit the library shelves in years. Good clean laser-beams-coming-outta-your-hands fun for the whole family.”—http://blogs.slj.com/afuse8production/ 

“A total blast.”—The Miami Herald

“A story that can be enjoyed by the entire family.”—The New York Times
Book 1
Calvin and Hobbes meets Big Nate meets Bone in HILO-the hilarious, action-packed New York Times Bestselling GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES kids AND critics love! “A Total BLAST,” says the Miami Herald!

D.J. and his friend Gina are totally normal kids. But Hilo isn’t! Hilo doesn’t know where he came from, or what he’s doing on Earth. (Or why going to school in only your underwear is a BAD idea!) . . . But UH-OH, what if Hilo wasn’t the only thing to fall to our planet? Can the trio unlock the secrets of Hilo’s past? Can Hilo SURVIVE a day at school? Find out in HILO-a laugh-out-loud, epic story of friendship! Adventure! (And the occasionaly mutant robot ant).
 
Praise for 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

“Action-packed…and amazing fun!”—Brad Meltzer, bestselling author of the Ordinary People Change the World series 

“HILO is loads of slapstick fun with a touch of tenderness that kids will love.”–Dan Santat, Caldecott Medal Winner

“High energy and HILARIOUS!”–Gene Luen Yang, National Ambassador for  Young People’s Literature

“A perfect book for any kid who ever needed a friend and then had one with superpowers fall from space.” —Seth Meyers, actor, comedian and writer

* “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

“The most enjoyable hero to hit the library shelves in years. Good clean laser-beams-coming-outta-your-hands fun for the whole family.”—http://blogs.slj.com/afuse8production/

“A total blast.”—The Miami Herald

“A story that can be enjoyed by the entire family.”—The New York Times

“My students are obsessed with this series. OBSESSED!”—Colby Sharp, teacher, blogger, and co-founder of Nerdy Bookclub
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