Hilo Book 2: Saving the Whole Wide World
- Publish Date: 2016-05-17
- 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!
DJ and Gina are TOTALLY ordinary kids. But Hilo . . . isnât. 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, WONâT 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 Awardsâincluding the Pennsylvania's Young Reader's Choice Award!
* An ILA-CBC Children's Choice!
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 Young People's Literature
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