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The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo: The Monster Mall

Author: Drew Weing   Series: The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo

In the second volume of this middle-grade series, Drew Weing delivers a fresh and funny take on the age-old battle between kids and closet-dwelling monsters.

As the human population of Echo City grows, monsters are being forced to abandon their homes.

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In the second volume of this middle-grade series, Drew Weing delivers a fresh and funny take on the age-old battle between kids and closet-dwelling monsters.

As the human population of Echo City grows, monsters are being forced to abandon their homes.

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Description

Charles meets a lot of monsters in his line of work. While assisting Margo Maloo on her assignments, he's had close encounters with trolls, ghosts, imps, and ogres. And lately, they're all saying the same thing: living in Echo City is getting harder.As the human population of the city grows, monsters are being forced to abandon their homes. Teenagers are creeping into their territory, smartphones in hand, eager to photograph paranormal activity. Some monsters are tired of hiding and ready to fight. How can Margo and Charles keep Echo City's monster community a secret, when it's teetering in the brink of war?In this second volume of The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo, graphic novelist Drew Weing delivers a fresh and funny take on the age-old battle between kids and closet-dwelling monsters.

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Critic Reviews

“"The graphic narrative points out that different is not necessarily bad and that humans and monsters are afraid of one another primarily because of misinformation and miscommunication--a valuable lesson for human-human relations as well." -- Kirkus "Weing's artwork further adds to the lighthearted fun: his detailed backgrounds, jewel-toned color palette, only slightly spooky monsters, and stylish character designs give this lots of visual appeal. Fans of the first installment won't want to miss this sequel." -- Booklist”

"The graphic narrative points out that different is not necessarily bad and that humans and monsters are afraid of one another primarily because of misinformation and miscommunication--a valuable lesson for human-human relations as well." --Kirkus

"Weing's artwork further adds to the lighthearted fun: his detailed backgrounds, jewel-toned color palette, only slightly spooky monsters, and stylish character designs give this lots of visual appeal. Fans of the first installment won't want to miss this sequel." --Booklist

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About the Author

Drew Weing lives in Athens, Georgia, with his wife, cartoonist Eleanor Davis, and too many cats. He makes comics for print and online, among which are the nautical graphic novel Set to Sea, and the early-reader comic Flop to the Top, which he co-authored with his wife.

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Product Details

Publisher
Roaring Brook Press | First Second
Published
7th December 2021
Pages
128
ISBN
9781250268921

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