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I Totally Funniest

A Middle School Story
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein (Paper Over Board, 2015)
Jamie Grimm is back and better than ever in the third episode of James Patterson's bestselling I FUNNY series. Finding himself one step closer to his dream of being the best kid comic in the world, Jamie faces his biggest challenge yet.

After scoring big on national TV in the semifinals contest, everyone back home is jumping on the Jamie Grimm bandwagon, and all the attention might be going to his head. Not only are his friendships starting to suffer, but the pressure of coming up with his best material ever for the ultimate standup act to snag the final win in Hollywood is pushing Jamie to the brink. Suddenly, life isn't looking very funny anymore. Can Jamie take the grand prize without pushing away his fans, friends and family?
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Paper Over Board

    • Price: $13.99 US/$15.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316405935

    • On Sale Date: 01/26/2015

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    • Imprint: Little, Brown and Company

    Formats Available: Paper Over Board, Electronic Book, Audiobook, Audiobook

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Jamie Grimm is back and better than ever in the third episode of James Patterson's bestselling I FUNNY series. Finding himself one step closer to his dream of being the best kid comic in the world, Jamie faces his biggest challenge yet.

After scoring big on national TV in the semifinals contest, everyone back home is jumping on the Jamie Grimm bandwagon, and all the attention might be going to his head. Not only are his friendships starting to suffer, but the pressure of coming up with his best material ever for the ultimate standup act to snag the final win in Hollywood is pushing Jamie to the brink. Suddenly, life isn't looking very funny anymore. Can Jamie take the grand prize without pushing away his fans, friends and family?

James Patterson has had more #1 bestsellers for children than any living writer. He is the author of the Middle School, I Funny, Treasure Hunters, and Daniel X novels, as well as House of Robots. His blockbuster fiction for adults, featuring enduring characters like Alex Cross--in addition to his many books for teens, such as the Maximum Ride series--have sold more than 300 million copies worldwide. He lives in Florida.

Chris Grabenstein is a New York Times bestselling author who has also collaborated with James Patterson on Treasure Hunters and Daniel X: Armageddon. He lives in New York City.

Laura Park is a cartoonist and the illustrator of the I Funny series and three books in the Middle School series, and her work has appeared in The Best American Comics. She lives in Chicago.
  • Praise for I Funny:

    A #1 New York Times Bestseller

  • "....Poignant.... Readers learn about [Jamie's] devastating loss and recovery from a tragic event....The affecting ending, which reveals a more vulnerable Jamie behind the guise of his humor, celebrates Jamie's resilient spirit." (Kirkus Reviews
    ).

  • "The broad humor that runs throughout this heavily illustrated story... masks personal pain, demonstrating resiliency in the face of tragedy." (Publishers Weekly
    ).

  • "In all, a brimming bucket of bada-bing!"
    (Booklist).

  • Praise for I Even Funnier:

    A New York Times Bestseller

  • "The wisecrack-laced narrative is enhanced by lots of pen-and-ink cartoons with added dialogue." (Booklist).

  • "Patterson and Grabenstein pay homage to the timeless comedy of Abbott and Costello, Groucho Marx, and other greats, while introducing new jokes that speak directly to the middle school experience. " (School Library Journal).

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Product Details

I Totally Funniest
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $13.99 US/$15.99 CAN
  • Pages: 336
  • Physical Dimensions: 5-1/4" x 7-5/8"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316405935
  • On Sale Date: 01/26/2015
I Totally Funniest