"An action-packed page turner with heart!"--Dav Pilkey, author of DOG MAN
Take off on an action packed adventure with the first ever HILO box set ! Dog Man meets Big Nate in this hilarious New York Times bestselling graphic novel series that kids love!
MORE ACTION! MORE FUN! MORE LAUGHS! MORE ROBOTS! This collectible box includes the first three titles in the bestselling series--Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth, Hilo: Saving the Whole Wide World and Hilo: The Great Big Boom.
Hilo Book 1: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth: BOOM! CLANG! CRASH! D Hilo just fell out of the sky and doesn't know where he came from, or what he's doing on Earth. . . But UH-OH, what if Hilo wasn't the only thing to fall to our planet?
Hilo Book 2: Saving the Whole Wide World: Hilo, is just settling into life on earth when strange portals begin opening up all over town. Can Hilo, DJ, and GINA figure out how to send these creatures back to their worlds before they DESTROY the earth?
Hilo Book 3: The Great Big Boom: Aah!!!! Everyone's favorite space boy is BACK! The trio will have to battle bad guys and face disgusting food, an angry mom, powerful magic, and more! Here's what people (and robots!) are saying about Hilo!
"More giant robotic ants and people going 'Aaaah!' than in the complete works of Jane Austen"--Neil Gaiman, bestselling author
"A perfect book for any kid who ever needed a friend and then had one with superpowers fall from space." --Seth Meyers, actor, comedian and writer
* "A wholeheartedly weird and wonderful tale of friendship, acceptance, and robots."--Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review
About the Author
JUDD WINICK lives in San Francisco with his wife, their two kids; and their cat. Judd has scripted issues of bestselling comic series, including Batman, Green Lantern and Star Wars. Judd also appeared as a cast member of MTV's The Real World: San Francisco and is the author of the highly acclaimed graphic novel Pedro and Me, about his Real World roommate and friend, AIDS activist Pedro Zamora. Visit Judd and Hilo online at juddspillowfort.com or find him on Twitter at @JuddWinick.
Praise for the Series: * Children's Choice 5th-6th Grade Book of the Year * Nominated for multiple State Awards—including the Pennsylvania's Young Reader's Choice Award * A New York Public Library Best Book for Kids
“High energy and HILARIOUS!” —Gene Luen Yang, winner of the Printz and Eisner awards and National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature
“I LOVE this book. HILO is alive, action-packed . . . and amazing fun.” —Brad Meltzer, bestselling author
"HILO is delightful, silly, tender, and most importantly: funny.” —Jeff Smith, bestselling author of the Bone series
"Fast paced, FURIOUSLY FUNNY, and will have kids waiting on the edge of their seats for more."—Jeffrey Brown, bestselling author of Jedi Academy
"HILO is loads of slapstick fun with a touch of tenderness that kids will love."—Dan Santat, Caldecott Medal Winner
“Solid. Expect this series to receive the same reverence as Jeff Smith's Bone.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Diverse characters, good friends, and humorous dialogue coupled with colorful illustrations and plenty of action makes this A MUST-HAVE for all children’s graphic novel collections." —School Library Journal, starred review
“[A] lively and entertaining ADVENTURE with enough risk to give it heft and plenty of solid friendship to keep readers buoyed… Lush, bright colors and a freewheeling approach to panels create an immersive environment.”—Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review
"My students are obsessed with this series. OBSESSED!"—Colby Sharp, teacher, blogger, and co-founder of Nerdy Bookclub