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Mutant Rat Attack! (The Spy Next Door #1)

Mutant Rat Attack! (The Spy Next Door #1)

Current price: $9.99
Publication Date: February 28th, 2017
Scholastic Press
Chop Suey Books
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Nothing exciting ever happens to boring Dex at his boring home or at boring school. He oversleeps (again!), he daydreams while his science teacher Mr. McFur babbles on about his lab rat Princess Pretty Fabulous (Pretty for short), he gets harassed by Millicent (the neighborhood meanie): boring, boring, ultra-boring! Then one day, a mystery man convinces Mr. McFur to feed Pretty radioactive gamma broccoli, which turns the rat into a rabid rodent the size of a hippo and launches Dex into an underground world of kid spies and rat gas power.

Suddenly Dex's life doesn't seem so boring anymore! But who was that mystery man? What does he want? And most importantly, can a boring Dex shed the boring to become the most unlikely hero in spy history?

About the Author

Jay Cooper has worked as a creative director and designer of magazines, books, apparel, and advertising for two decades. He's had the good luck to design covers for New York Times best-sellers as well as literary classics, and the even better luck to work on art and advertising campaigns for over one hundred Broadway musicals and plays. However, nothing makes him happier than returning to his literature-loving roots and creating and illustrating stories for kids. He lives with his wife and children in Maplewood, New Jersey.

Praise for Mutant Rat Attack! (The Spy Next Door #1)

Praise for The Spy Next Door:

"[T]his giggle-inducing, skateboarding adventure will have great appeal for fans of Dav Pilkey’s Captain Underpants series." --Booklist

"[I]rreverent humor and action that will keep kids turning the pages and waiting anxiously for Agent SK8's next outing." --School Library Journal

"[F]ans of over-the-top slapstick silliness will find plenty to laugh over." -- Publishers Weekly