From Chris Grabenstein, the bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library and co-author with James Patterson of I Funny, House of Robots, and Treasure Hunters, comes a hilarious illustrated series about all the wacky things that happen when you live in a motel!
Eleven-year-old P. T. Wilkie may be the greatest storyteller alive. But he knows one thing for a fact: the Wonderland Motel is the best place a kid could ever live! All-you-can-eat poolside ice cream! A snack machine in the living room! A frog slide! A giant rampaging alligator! (Okay, that last one may or may not be made up.) There’s only one thing the Wonderland doesn’t have, though—customers. And if the Wonderland doesn’t get them soon, P.T. and his friend Gloria may have to say goodbye to their beloved motel forever.
They need to think BIG. They need to think BOLD. They need an OUTRAGEOUS plan. Luckily for them, Gloria is a business GENIUS, and OUTRAGEOUS is practically P.T.’s middle name. With Gloria’s smarts and P.T.’s world-famous stories and schemes, there’s got to be a way to save the Wonderland!
BONUS: Includes fun extras like P. T. Wilkie’s outrageous (and sometimes useful) things you learn living in a motel. Installment 1: How to say “Help! The toilet is clogged!” in over twenty languages!
Chris Grabenstein is the author of the New York Times bestsellers ESCAPE FROM MR. LEMONCELLO’S LIBRARY and THE ISLAND OF DR. LIBRIS, and has co-authored numerous bestselling series with James Patterson, including I FUNNY, HOUSE OF ROBOTS, and TREASURE HUNTERS. Chris grew up visiting St. Petersburg, Florida, every summer and loved visiting roadside attractions like Gatorland, Fabulous Tiki Gardens, Weeki Wachee Springs, and the Talking Mermaids at Webb City. You can visit Chris at ChrisGrabenstein.com.
Ages 8 and up.
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