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How to properly dispose of Planet Earth / by Paul Noth.

Noth, Paul, author, illustrator. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bagley Public Library J NOT (Text) 33500012999439 New Available -
Breckenridge Public Library J NOT (Text) 33500012999421 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681196596
  • ISBN: 168119659X
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note: Sequel to: How to sell your family to the aliens.
Summary, etc.: With Squeep's help, Hap Conklin, eleven, faces his fear of talking to the new girl at school but also opens a black hole and uncovers information about his grandmother's next evil plan.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2018 November #2
    The prospect of a black hole swallowing Earth pitches a middle-schooler into a round of frantic antics involving teleporting lizards, hostile Galactics, the FBI, several sisters with unusual powers and abilities, and a certain locket-shaped portal to extra-dimensional space-time thought destroyed in the previous episode, How to Sell Your Family to the Aliens (2018). Happy Conklin, Jr., is used to challenges—he's not even a teenager yet and he already has to cope with the necessity of shaving three times a day, thanks to an experiment of his inventor dad's—but even with the help of his sister Kayla, who can see into various futures, keeping both the locket and his strangely gifted lizard, Squeep!, out of the clutches of his mega- and kleptomaniacal sister Alice, not to mention saving the planet, is a tall order. Noth, a New Yorker cartoonist, strews Happy's nonstop narrative with droll ink-and-wash vignettes on the way to a climactic twist. Familiarity with the opener will give readers a better feel for the characters and overall arc of this wonderfully goofy sequel. Grades 4-6. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Paul Noth's cartoons have appeared regularly in The New Yorker since 2004. He has created short animated films for Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and been an animation consultant for Saturday Night Live. He is the author of How to Sell Your Family to the Aliens.

www.paulnoth.com; @PaulNoth

Subject: Middle schools > Fiction.
Schools > Fiction.
Family life > Fiction.
Lizards as pets > Fiction.
Grandmothers > Fiction.
Science fiction.
Humorous stories.
JUVENILE FICTION / General.

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