Rise of the Balloon Goons (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

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Monsters + Humor + Fun = THE NOTEBOOK OF DOOM!

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches. Aimed at 5- to 7-year-olds, this line of books is for children who are just starting to read independently. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and ...

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Rise of the Balloon Goons (The Notebook of Doom Series #1)

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Overview

Monsters + Humor + Fun = THE NOTEBOOK OF DOOM!

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches. Aimed at 5- to 7-year-olds, this line of books is for children who are just starting to read independently. 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!

Alexander has just moved to a new town where he is about to uncover all sorts of monsters! He finds an old notebook with the word "DOOM" inscribed on the front cover. The Notebook of Doom, which Alexander now holds, contains top secret information about monsters! In this first book, Alexander goes up against spooky balloon goons—unique and twisted arm-waving balloon men! This book is full of humor, engaging black-and-white illlustrations, and of course . . . monsters!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780606319812
  • Publisher: Demco Media
  • Publication date: 6/30/2013
  • Series: Notebook of Doom Series , #1
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Edition description: THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 330,381
  • Age range: 6 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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  • Posted August 21, 2013

    Finally! An early chapter book worth talking about! With the p

    Finally! An early chapter book worth talking about! With the popularity of scary themes and mysteries, this book is perfect to introduce a youngster into the world of reading. I read this with my 5 year old daughter and she loved it. She went back through the book, page by page after we read it, looking at the pictures and talking about what happened in the story.

    Alexander is the new kid in town and he is noticing a lot of strange things happening. The balloon goons you see in front of car dealerships start appearing everywhere. Car tires are mysteriously going flat all over town. But that's nothing compared to the mysterious notebook he finds, or the unexpected birthday guests.

    The plot is a full, complete story that is simplified for early readers. There isn't any skimping when it comes to buildup and character development. The characters are fun and each one plays their role in the story quite well. There is humor, mystery, suspense, and friendship in this little chapter book. I am SO glad that this is going to be a series because I know at least one little girl that can't wait to read the next one!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 13, 2013

    Monsters? Yes!

    Monsters? Yes!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 20, 2014

    I'm going to give this 5 Stars for reasons, well, it made my son

    I'm going to give this 5 Stars for reasons, well, it made my son WANT to read. He picked up the book and didn't put it down. Although I thought this was more on a second grade reading level or earlier, my 3rd grader loved these books. He sat for 30 minutes and read and then picked the book back up and read more. I couldn't believe it. He basically finished the book in 2 days, which is great but I wish their were 30 more Notebook of Dooms. He really loved these books and he asked me to take him to the store to get more. Who doesn't love going to Barnes & Noble. Try it out. Waiting for Chapter #6 and #7.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 4, 2013

    How am I supposed to read a book that won't download to my nook or to nook reader on my computer

    BROKEN

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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