Monday, January 18, 2016

Random House Books for Young Readers Blog Tour: Comic Squad: Lunch (Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm)


“A second helping of tasty treats.”
Kirkus Reviews

Don’t miss COMICS SQUAD: LUNCH! (Random House Books for Young Readers | On sale January 26, 2016 | Ages 7–10), an all-star tribute to classic Sunday comics that includes eight sidesplitting, action-packed stories about every kid’s (and, let’s be honest, every adult’s!) favorite time of the day—lunch!

This book has a dream team of bestselling authors and timeless series, including Jeffrey Brown (Darth Vader and Son and Jedi Academy), Jennifer Holm (three-time Newbery Honor winner and author of Babymouse), Jarrett Krosoczka (two-time Children’s Choice Award winner for Lunch Lady), and The Peanuts, along  with Cece Bell (Newbery Honor and Eisner Award–winning author of El Deafo), Nathan Hale (Eisner Illustrator of the Year nominee for Rapunzel's Revenge and Calamity Jack), Matthew Holm (Eisner Award winner and illustrator of Babymouse), Jason Shiga (author of Meanwhile and Empire State: A Love Story (Or Not)), and Cecil Castelucci and Sara Varon (author and illustrator of Odd Duck).

Do you like laughing till milk comes out of your nose? Look no further than COMICS SQUAD: LUNCH! Lunchtime can be fun, wild, terrifying, yummy, or downright disgusting. And in this second collection of comics, it is definitely hilarious.

COMICS SQUAD: LUNCH! is the second installment of the Comics Squad series. The first book in the series, COMICS SQUAD: RECESS! Quickly garnered acclaim among kids, parents, librarians, and educators, and was praised as “lively, upbeat, and all-around-awesome” in a starred review from Kirkus. Fans of COMICS SQUAD: RECESS will devour COMICS SQUAD: LUNCH!

COMICS SQUAD: LUNCH! is a must-read for comic-book enthusiasts of all ages.

by Jennifer Holm, Matthew Holm, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Sara Varon, Cecil Castellucci, Cece Bell, Jason Shiga, Nathan Hale, Jeffrey Brown, and The Peanuts
A Random House Books for Young Readers Trade Paperback
Trade Paperback: 978-0-553-51264-9 | On sale January 26, 2016 | $7.99 | $10.50 Can. | 144 pages | Ages 7–10

Comics Squad: Lunch Blog Tour Schedule

January 18: Curling Up With A Good Book, Panel from Cecil Castellucci/Sarah Varon

January 19: As They Grow Up, Panel from Jarrett Krosoczka

January 20: The Reading Nook Reviews, Panel from Cece Bell

January 21: Kid Lit Frenzy, Panel from Jason Shiga

January 22: Word Spelunking, Panel from Nathan Hale

January 23: Mel's Shelves, Panel from Jennifer L. Holm/Matthew Holm

January 24: Imagination Soup, Panel from Jeffrey Brown

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