Publication Date: January 16, 2018
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Ages 8 to 12
Calvin and Hobbes meets Big Nate meets Bone in HILO-the hilarious, action-packed New York Times BESTSELLING GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES that kids, critics (and robots!) love! “A Total BLAST,” says the Miami Herald! Chock full of MORE MONSTERS! MORE ACTION! MORE LAUGHS! MORE FUN!
DJ and Gina are TOTALLY ordinary kids. But Hilo isn’t! Has Hilo finally met his match? Not if D.J. and Gina can help it! ALERT! ALERT! ALERT! Mega Robot Monsters are suddenly waking up all over and they’re TOO BIG and TOO STRONG for Hilo to fight on his own! Luckily, he doesn’t have to! He has GINA and some brand new SUPER POWERS on his side! Being heroes can be super fun-but it can also be SUPER dangerous! And the closer Hilo and Gina get to saving their world from the monsters—the closer Hilo gets to the dark secret of his past. Does he really want to know? Do WE?!
Praise for HILO
* Nominated for multiple State Awards!
“More giant robotic ants and people going ’Aaaah!’ than in the complete works of Jane Austen”—Neil Gaiman, author of Coraline
“Every kid would love a pal like Hilo!”—Lincoln Peirce, author of Big Nate series
“Silly, tender, and most importantly: funny.”—Jeff Smith, author of the Bone series
“A story that can be enjoyed by the entire family.”—New York Times
* “Universally appealing.”—Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review
* “Diverse characters, good friends, and humorous dialogue…and plenty of action makes this a must-have.”—SLJ, Starred Review