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Troy Cummings - Brute-Cake

The Binder of Doom

Brute-Cake

A Branches Book

Author: Troy Cummings; Illustrator: Troy Cummings

  • AGES 6 - 8 
  • Genre Fiction
A brand-new, monster-filled, action-packed, early chapter book series from the bestselling author-illustrator of The Notebook of Doom!

Alexander Bopp is the leader of the Super Secret Monster Patrol, a club whose members are sworn to protect the town from monsters. But there haven't been monsters to fight for months... Alexander misses his best friends — and fellow club members — Rip and Nikki. Then he starts finding weird old-timey objects, cake crumbs, and creepy monster cards all over town! Could the monsters be back? The Super Secret Monster Patrol will have to get back together to find out!

Fans of The Notebook of Doom are going to devour this exciting new series from bestselling author-illustrator Troy Cummings!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader! This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!

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Troy Cummings

Troy Cummings

As a kid, New York Times bestselling author Troy Cummings spent all his time writing stories, drawing pictures, and keeping an eye out for monsters. As a grown-up, he pretty much does the same thing. Except now he stays up past 9:30 p.m.

Troy has written and illustrated more than thirty children’s books, including The Notebook of Doom series, The Binder of Doom series, Can I Be Your Dog?, and The Eensy Weensy Spider Freaks Out! (Big-Time!). He has also illustrated books by other authors, including Caring for Your Lion (by Tammi Sauer), Little Red Gliding Hood (by Tara Lazar), and Mighty Truck (by Chris Barton).

Troy lives in Indiana with his wife, two kids, two cats, and three robots, all of whom are programmed to laugh at his hilarious jokes.

Find out more about Troy Cummings at troycummings.net

Coming soon!

In this second book of the series, construction equipment and machine parts are going missing all over Stermont! Then an entire playground disappears! Could a monster be to blame? The Super Secret Monster Patrol will need to stop this crafty monster FAST — before the whole town falls apart!