Hilo Book 3: The Great Big Boom
- Publish Date: 2017-02-21
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Judd Winick
Calvin and HobbesÂ meetsÂ Big NateÂ meetsÂ BoneÂ in HILO-the hilarious, action-packedÂ New York TimesÂ BestsellingÂ GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES kids AND critics love! A Total BLAST, says the Miami Herald!
Hilo may look like an ordinary kid, but heâs DEFINITELY not! When we last saw Hilo, DJ, and Gina, Gina had been sucked into a mysterious portal to who knows where! But friends donât let friends disappear into NOWHERE! Itâs 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 Awardsâincluding the Pennsylvania's Young Reader's Choice Award!
âMore giant robotic ants and people going 'Aaaah!' than in the complete works of Jane AustenââNeil Gaiman, bestselling author
âEvery kid would love a pal like HILO, andÂ every kid will love this book!âÂ âLincoln Peirce, bestselling author of the Big Nate series
âHILO isÂ delightful, silly,Â tender, and most importantly:Â funny.â âJeff Smith, bestselling author of the Bone series
Fast paced, furiously funny, and will have kids waiting on the edge of their seats for more.âJeffrey Brown,Â bestselling author of Jedi Academy
Action-packed...and amazing fun!âBrad Meltzer,Â bestsellingÂ author of the Ordinary People Change the World seriesÂ
HILO is loads ofÂ slapstick funÂ with a touch of tenderness thatÂ kids will love.--Dan Santat, Caldecott Medal Winner
High energyÂ andÂ HILARIOUS!--Gene Luen Yang,Â National Ambassador for Â Young People's Literature
My students are obsessed with this series. OBSESSED!âColby Sharp, teacher, blogger, and co-founder of Nerdy Bookclub
AÂ perfect book for any kid who ever needed a friendÂ and then had one with superpowers fall from space.â âSeth Meyers, actor, comedian and writer
*Â Universally appealing. AÂ wholeheartedly weird and wonderfulÂ tale of friendship, acceptance, and robots.âKirkus Reviews, Starred Review
*Â A must-have.âSchool Library Journal, Starred Review
The most enjoyable hero to hit the library shelves in years.Â Good clean laser-beams-coming-outta-your-hands funÂ for the whole family.âhttp://blogs.slj.com/afuse8production/Â
AÂ total blast.âThe Miami Herald
A story that can be enjoyed by theÂ entire family.âThe New York Times