Cover image for March of the Vanderpants / by Troy Cummings.
March of the Vanderpants / by Troy Cummings.

First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Branches, Scholastic Inc., 2017.

© 2017
Physical Description:
87 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
The Notebook of Doom is missing and Alexander and his fellow-monster hunters, Rip and Nikki, are convinced that the boss-monster has it; but is that monster the mysterious Principal Vanderpants, who is certainly behaving oddly, or someone else--and they need to figure that out quickly because a mistake could have deadly consequences for Stermont Elementary.
Audience/Reading Level:
Reading grade level: 2.

Interest grade level: 1-3.


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1 Bob Harkins Branch CUM Paperback Junior 'I Can Read'
2 Bob Harkins Branch CUM Paperback Junior 'I Can Read'

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Could Principal Vanderpants be the BOSS-MONSTER?!

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!

In book 12, the S.S.M.P. needs to track down the boss-monster and get their monster notebook back! They're keeping their eyes open for clues when they see Principal Vanderpants carrying more white buckets of spaghetti through that mysterious locked door on the 13th floor. Why is she acting so strangely? Will Alexander and his friends finally learn Principal Vanderpants's BIG secret?

Author Notes

Troy Cummings is an author and illustrator of children's books. His works include Giddy-Up, Daddy! and The Notebook of Doom series. His illustrations have also appeared in animated backdrops for an opera, iPad pop-up books, and a cookbook for dogs.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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