Cover image for Beach battle blowout. Book 4 / Chris Grabenstein ; illustrated by Kelly Kennedy.
Title:
Beach battle blowout. Book 4 / Chris Grabenstein ; illustrated by Kelly Kennedy.
ISBN:
9781524717629

9781524717636

9781524717650
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Random House, [2019]
Physical Description:
267 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Abstract:
P.T. and Gloria need a great plan to ensure the Wonderland can beat a slick new attraction in the "Unsung Fun In The Sun" contest.
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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


Author Notes

Chris Grabenstein was born in Buffalo, New York on September 2, 1955. He studied journalism and theater at the University of Tennessee and then moved to New York City. For five years, he performed and won awards with some of the city's top Improvisational Comedy troupes. He wrote for Jim Henson's Muppets. In 1986, he and Ronny Venable wrote a TV movie for CBS called The Christmas Gift. He also worked as an advertising executive for close to twenty years.

He won the Anthony Award for best first mystery for his first adult mystery Tilt-a-Whirl. His other novels for adults include Mad Mouse, Whack-a-Mole, Hell Hole, Mind Scrambler and Rolling Thunder. He received another Anthony Award and four Agatha Awards for his work. His books for younger readers include Escape from Mr. Lemonchello's Library, The Island of Dr. Libris, the Treasure Hunters series, the Haunted Mystery series, the Riley Mack series, and the I Funny series written with James Patterson.

(Bowker Author Biography)