Looniverse No. 1- Stranger Things
by David Lubar
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!Looniverse is an exciting new series that combines fantasy and humour. In this first book, Ed finds a coin bearing the words “strange, stranger.” Once this coin comes into his life, strange things start happening all around him. One of his friends gets stuck in midair, his brother turns into a pool float, and his sister’s food makes its way off her plate! Even more bizarre events all lead up to a surprise ending, leaving Ed with a new responsibility and a realization that there’s more to this mysterious coin than meets the eye!
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About The Author
DAVID LUBAR created a sensation with his debut novel, Hidden Talents, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. He is the author of over twenty books, including Punished!, the Weenies short story collections, and the popular middle-grade series Nathan Abercrombie: Accidental Zombie. David lives in Pennsylvania with his wife, his daughter, and three cats.
MATT LOVERIDGE likes to draw subjects that expose the lighter side of life, so he loves illustrating children’s books! Looniverse is his first children’s book series. Matt lives in Utah with his beautiful, supportive wife and their three rambunctious kids (who are a constant source of inspiration!).