Unlucky Charms

Unlucky Charms (Hardcover)

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Have you seen me?Name: Scottish Play DoeAge: 11

Last seen with twins Erno and Emily, their gargantuan housekeeper, Biggs, and an accountant named Merle Lynn who claims to be a scientist from the future or something, "Scott" is suffering from a sick delusion that your beloved Goodco Cereal Company is secretly run by a fairy named Nimue with a sinister plot to take over the world. That Goodco is selling cereals with NEW Intellijuice in order to turn kids into a kind of zombie army, if you can believe this. That Goodco has kidnapped the Queen of England and replaced her with two goblins in a queen suit. Have you ever heard anything so crazy--seriously, we're asking.

Last sighted en route to England, Scott is reportedly searching for a rift in the space-time continuum so that he might save the queen and convince the fairy court to stop their so-called invasion. Kids today, right? Too many wizard books, not enough fresh air, if you want our opinion.

We at Goodco are not angry. We want only to see Scott get the help he needs before he hurts himself. Or gets hurt.

Sightings of Scott with a two-foot-tall leprechaun named Mick are of course ridiculous and should be reported immediately to Goodco.

About the Author


Adam Rex is the author of many children's books, including the second book in the Cold Cereal Saga, Unlucky Charms; the New York Times bestselling picture book Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich; the middle-grade novel The True Meaning of Smekday; and the teen novel Fat Vampire. He lives in Arizona with his wife.

Praise for Unlucky Charms…


“A mad mix of attacks, chases, squabbles and revelations goose the main plot along while setting the stage nicely for the closer.”
-Kirkus Reviews

Praise for COLD CEREAL:“Totally original and wholly brilliant.”
-Eoin Colfer, bestselling author of Artemis Fowl

Praise for COLD CEREAL:“With an off-the-wall sensibility that fans of the author’s TRUE MEANING OF SMEKDAY will recognize with delight, Rex brings together unconventional allies to be hunted by agents of the huge Goodco Cereal Company.”
-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Praise for COLD CEREAL:“The story is filled with wildly imaginative elements and clever wisecracks, but the humor is couched within a rich, complex plot that’s filled with engaging characters and concepts.”
-School Library Journal (starred review)

Product Details ISBN-10: 0062060058
ISBN-13: 9780062060051
Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Pages: 382
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 9
Maximum Age: 12
Minimum Grade Level: 4th Grade
Maximum Grade Level: 7th Grade