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Nov 08, 2016
| ISBN 9780698191914
| Middle Grade (10 and up)
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Nov 08, 2016 | ISBN 9780698191914 | Middle Grade (10 and up)
Fans of Max Helsing and the Thirteenth Curse and the Wereworld series will love this action-packed ride, full of laughs, gore, and fantastic beasts! Between carrying on the monster-hunting tradition of his family, the van Helsings, and trying to stay out of trouble at school, Max is ready for a day off. So when his class heads to the mountains on a camping trip, Max can’t wait to leave the stress behind and get his s’mores on. But monster-hunting doesn’t take a vacation, and soon Max and his gearhead friend Syd find themselves seeking the answers to who—or what—is behind a raft of mysterious camper kidnappings. The locals say it’s a bigfoot, rumored to roam the forest, but as more and more magical beasts rear their shaggy, scaly, and horned heads, Max starts to wonder if what’s afoot is something even bigger—and scarier—than the Beast of Bone Creek.
Curtis Jobling is the author of the Wereworld series, which includes Rise of the Wolf, which was shortlisted for the 2011 Waterstone’s Prize, Rage of Lions, Shadow of the Hawk, Nest of Serpents, Storm of Sharks, and War of the… More about Curtis Jobling
Reviews for Max Helsing and the Beast of Bone Creek:“Combines gleefully immature (“buttmunch,” “Crapsacks!”) humor with witty one-liners and a fast, active pace—easy to enjoy.”—Kirkus Reviews“[This sequel] allows Max to shine.”—Booklist
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