"Outrageous hijinks and nonstop hilarity--five stars!" --Lincoln Peirce, author of the Big Nate series
Take a vacation in a book with this hilarious illustrated middle-grade series by Chris Grabenstein, New York Times bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library and coauthor with James Patterson of the I Funny and House of Robots series!
Welcome to the Wonderland Motel--the funnest place on earth! Contestants, start your engines! The race to be the best on the beach is on, and this year the Wonderland is FINALLY going to win! The competition is fierce! But who needs ROLLER COASTERS and JET PACKS and PIRATES when you have not one but two SECRET WEAPONS? That's right--P.T. and Gloria, of course! Now they just need to SLEUTH OUT who the secret contest judges are and come up with enough brand-new attractions to WOW them and OUT-FUN the competition! Can they do it? Or will the Wonderland crash and burn? Anything's possible when you live in the FUNNEST PLACE ON EARTH! Extras include P.T. and Gloria's famous fact-or-fiction quiz and P.T.'s (Not Exactly) Patented Storytelling Tips!
"So funny I fell off my bed!" --Izzy B., age 10
About the Author
New York Times bestselling author Chris Grabenstein is the author of ESCAPE FROM MR. LEMONCELLO'S LIBRARY, MR. LEMONCELLO'S LIBRARY OLYMPICS, MR. LEMONCELLO'S GREAT LIBRARY RACE, and THE ISLAND OF DR. LIBRIS. He has coauthored numerous bestselling books with James Patterson. You can find Chris online at ChrisGrabenstein.com and on Twitter at @cgrabenstein.
Here's what people are saying about Welcome to Wonderland!
*Sunshine State Young Readers Award List * South Carolina Book Award Nominee * Grand Canyon Reader Award Nominee * Winner of Sid Fleischman Humor Award (for Book 1, Home, Sweet, Motel)
"Delivers humor, adventure . . . and plenty of fun in the Florida sun."—Booklist
"Classic Grabenstein. This new series should be a HIT."—School Library Journal
"A delight. P.T. is a HOOT AND A HALF. A funny, madcap dash."—Kirkus Reviews
"Charm galore. EASY and BREEZY. . . belongs in the hands of any readers wanting their bad guys bad, their good guys great, and a little of Wonderland's promised fun in the sun."—The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"The story makes you want to read MORE."—Kidsday, Newsday