Hilo Book 2: Saving the Whole Wide World
|Rating||:||4.38 (764 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||208 Pages|
. 2). Hilo: Saving the Whole Wide World. Bizarre creatures, like a giant mutant chicken, a Viking hippo, a magical warrior cat, and one million killer vegetables, come through the portals, and the people of Earth are in danger. Hilo is just settling into life on Earth, learning about bowling and knock-knock jokes, when strange portals begin opening up all over town. ISBN 9780385386241. VERDICT For readers who enjoy "Big Nate" (HarperCollins), "Bone" (Image Comics), "Jedi Academy" (), and "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" (Abrams), this series is a must-have next read.-Paula Huddy, The Blake School-Highcroft Campus, Wayzata, MN(c) Copyright 2011. ed. ISBN 9780385386234; lib. No redistribution permitted. As in the first installment, this book has diverse characters, loyal friends, full-color illustrations, fast-paced adventure, humorous text, and a cliff-hanging ending that will have readers cheering f
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? HILO is Calvin and Hobbes meets Big Nate and is just right for fans of Bone and comic books as well as laugh-out-loud school adventures like Jedi Academy and Diary of a Wimpy Kid! Praise for HILO “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 “HILO is loads of slapstick fun with a touch of tenderness that kids will love
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great book for kids My son found Book 1 at our local library and he really loved it. It's an interesting story line and the dialog is really funny at times. It is well written and the art is well done (what else would you expect from someone who has done some Green Arrow, Green Lantern, and Star Wars comics). It is getting him reading w. Amazing! The first book was wonderful. Well written good story with great characters and amazing illustrations. This is an excellent continuation. The content is truly kid friendly and engaging. It's definitely made my son eager to learn to read.. Super cute and funny book Super cute and funny book! My son can't get enough of it. Has read it many times! Hope a lot of them come out!