Banana Fox and the Gummy Monster Mess: A Graphix Chapters Book (Banana Fox #3) Cover Image
By James Kochalka, James Kochalka (Illustrator)
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Eisner Award-winning cartoonist James Kochalka returns with another uproariously funny caper for Banana Fox to sniff out in this critically acclaimed series from Graphix Chapters!

Oopsie Doo!

Banana Fox has a real mess on his hands this time! When the jail is left in ruins and Sour Grapes is on the run, Banana Fox has very few clues to work with to find him. He's coming across a number of red herrings, so it's clear that something fishy is going on... With the help of Sharyanna, William, and Sour Grapes Jr. (?!), can Banana Fox get to the bottom of this caper, or will the baddies run wild forever?

Graphix Chapters are ideal books for beginning and newly independent readers. With approachable page counts, easy-to-follow paneling, and artwork that supports text comprehension, these engaging stories with unforgettable characters help children become lifelong readers.

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About the Author

James Kochalka is one of the most unique and prolific cartoonists working in America today. His comics have been published internationally, and he’s developed animated cartoons for Nickelodeon. Among his best-known work is the Johnny Boo series, for which he won an Eisner Award in 2019. In 2011, James became the first official Vermont Cartoonist Laureate. He and his wife, Amy, continue to live in Vermont, where they raised their family of two boys and too many cats.

Praise For…

Praise for Banana Fox and the Book-Eating Robot:

"Sure to have kids laughing out loud... Plenty of silliness and action will make this a sure hit with early chapter book and graphic novel readers." -- School Library Journal

"Over-the-top zaniness, exquisitely eye-popping colors, and quickly plotted chapters. This world should have broad appeal among both the Dav Pilkey crowd and readers who relish a zippy, funny diversion... Exuberantly silly." -- Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Banana Fox and the Secret Sour Society:

"A slyly sophisticated, appealing read." -- Dav Pilkey, internationally bestselling creator of Dog Man

"Laughs from beginning to end!" -- Jim Benton, New York Times bestselling creator of Dear Dumb Diary

"Over-the-top goofiness guarantees abundant giggles." -- Kirkus Reviews

"Younger readers are sure to enjoy Banana Fox's shenanigans." -- Publishers Weekly

"Kochalka's trademark is off-the-wall cartoon humor, and his latest is no exception... the wacky plot and absurd humor echo the imaginative games kids play, and the candy-bright, boldly outlined figures that practically bounce off the page are tailor-made for early-elementary-school comics fans." -- Booklist

Praise for the Johnny Boo series:

"A perfectly silly early chapter-book graphic novel for kids new to reading on their own... totally funny and appealing." -- Youth Services Book Review

Praise for the Dragon Puncher series:

"He's found just the right blend of sarcasm, silliness, and action to appeal to both child readers and to adults reading this with their kids... An excellent choice for school and public library collections." -- School Library Journal

"With its vivid palette and rampant silliness, this work should enrapture young readers. Effervescently bizarre." -- Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9781338660555
ISBN-10: 1338660551
Publisher: Graphix
Publication Date: May 3rd, 2022
Pages: 80
Language: English
Series: Banana Fox

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