The Daily Comet: Boy Saves Earth from Giant Octopus!

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Kids Can Press Ltd, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
The father-and-son team behind Mr. Maxwell's Mouse and Mrs. Marlowe's Mice delivers an entertaining father-and-son story about tabloid culture that will delight even the most hardened skeptics.

Youthful doubter and know-it-all Hayward Palmer is accompanying his father --- a reporter for the sensationalistic Daily Comet --- on a ?Go to Work with a Parent Day.? Hayward has a rational explanation for all the weird and wacky things they encounter ... until he finally comes face to face with an ENORMOUS fact he can't explain. And if Hayward doesn't start believing fast, it could be too late --- for him and his dad!

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THE DAILY COMET: Boy Saves Earth from Giant Octopus!

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"Go to Work with a Parent" Day proves an eye-opening experience for a journalist's fact-loving son in this distinctively illustrated venture from the creators of Mrs. Marlowe's Mice (2007). Hayward's ... Read full review

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Comic book tale for older children, who will get the joke. Adults will appreciate the satire. Read full review

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Frank Asch is the author and illustrator of more than 70 books for children. His picture books with Kids Can Press include Ziggy Piggy and the Three Little Pigs and Mr. Maxwell's Mouse (illustrated by his son, Devin Asch). Frank lives in Middletown Springs, Vermont.

Devin Asch is an illustrator and photojournalist. He divides his time between LA and Hawaii.

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