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March of the Mini Beasts
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About The Book
What would happen if your next-door neighbor were a mad scientist?
Gabe, Laura, and Cesar live on a quiet cul-de-sac. They are the whiz kids of Newtonburg Elementary and each specializes in their own subject. In fact, everyone in town lovingly refers to them as the Data Set. However, their quiet days of learning take a sudden turn for the exciting when they meet Dr. Gustav Bunsen—a mad scientist who throws the kids into a wild spiral of adventures.
When Dr. Bunsen’s latest invention, a growth ray, hits several tiny animal toys, the mini beasts don’t just grow, they come to life! The DATA Set love their new tiny pets…until they continue to grow. Now there’s an actual elephant in the room—not to mention a chimp, a giraffe, and a dinosaur. When the beasts wander off, it’s up to the DATA Set to track them down. But will they catch the mini beasts before they grow big enough to start trouble in town?
With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, The DATA Set chapter books are perfect for beginning readers!
About The Illustrator
Sam Ricks grew up creating stories about toxic fruitcakes and peanut butter–snatching aliens. He is the illustrator of several books for young readers, including The DATA Set series. Sam earned his BA from Brigham Young University and his MA from the University of Baltimore. He is a founding member of Cotopaxi: Gear For Good. He, his wife, and their five children live in Salt Lake City, Utah. Visit Sam at SamRicks.com.
- Publisher: Little Simon (April 5, 2016)
- Length: 128 pages
- ISBN13: 9781481457286
- Grades: K - 4
- Ages: 5 - 9
- Lexile ® 520L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®
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Awards and Honors
- Kansas NEA Reading Circle List PrimaryTitle
- Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best
- Sunshine State Young Readers' Award Jr. Nominee (FL)
- Otter Award Nominee (WA)
- Alaska Battle of the Books Lis
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- Book Cover Image (jpg): March of the Mini Beasts Trade Paperback 9781481457286
More books from this illustrator: Sam Ricks
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