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Saturday, March 26, 2016

(5th MMGM) Mabel Jones Series by Will Mabbitt (spotlight & giveaway)



The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones
(Mabel Jones #1)
By Will Mabbitt
June 2, 2015
Penguin
Have you ever picked your nose? Have you ever picked your nose and EATEN IT? Have you ever picked your nose, eaten it, and, by doing so, opened a portal to a world run by PIRATES?
Mabel Jones has.
Kidnapped, Mabel is forced to serve aboard The Feroshus Maggotwith the strangest crew you’ll ever meet. And the captain—an odious wolf named Idryss Ebenezer Split—won’t let her go until she helps the pirates uncover the treasure they seek. 
Mabel’s voyage takes her across the Greasy Pole of Certain Death, into the belly of a whale, and underground to a decrepit crypt. And she does it all…in pajamas!
Read on if you dare. You are promised a most unlikely adventure.

Mabel Jones and the Forbidden City
(Mabel Jones #2)
By Will Mabbitt
Feb. 9, 2016
Penguin
What do you do when you survive a pirate kidnapping, a milk-drinking contest with a giant grizzly bear, and a stint inside the belly of a whale? If you’re Mabel Jones, you do everything you can to avoid another UNLIKELY ADVENTURE! 
But when Mabel's baby sister is plucked from her crib by an EVIL witch, Mabel has no choice but to follow both to the jungles of the Forbidden City. 
Joining a brand-new cast of characters—and a few familiar faces from The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones—Mabel races an arrogant fox, slays a ferocious millipede, and battles the diabolical witch. But is she prepared to make the ULTIMATE SACRIFICE to save her sister?

PRAISE FOR MABEL JONES AND THE FORBIDDEN CITY:

“The result is wordplay that dances and teases, making every page an act of high entertainment… If this is the future, count child fans in.” —Kirkus Reviews

PRAISE FOR THE UNLIKELY ADVENTURES OF MABEL JONES:

“First in a series, this comical novel should become a readaloud favorite.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review!

“A little bit of Monty Python, a touch of Capt. Jack Sparrow . . . This high-spirited, pirate-tastic romp is for kids who like their buccaneers a little on the wild side.” —Kirkus Reviews

“From the first few sentences, I knew I was in for a uniquely wild and witty ride.” —Christopher Healy, author of the Hero’s Guide series

“A speedy, splashy, snort-out-loud lark… Clever and fun.” —Jacqueline West, author of the New York Timesbestselling Books of Elsewhere series

“Delightfully nasty, bonkers piratical fun. I laughed out loud!” —Robin Stevens, author of Murder is Bad Manners


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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Will Mabbitt writes. He writes in libraries, in cafes, on the toilet, and sometimes, when his laptop runs out of power he writes in his head.
Before he got paid to do this he worked in London and spent a lot of time stuck on the train - which is where he wrote his first book, The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones.






Win copies of Mabel Jones books 1 and 2!
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4 comments:

Brenda said...

Such s fun humorous series, can't wait to read Mabel's next adventure.

kay Slowey-Sly said...

My kind of character! The video is super. Can't wait to read this.

anne s. said...

Definitely suggesting this seriesto our son and daughter... Sounds hilarious!

Caitlin said...

I've been hearing a lot of good things about Mabel Jones. Thanks for the giveaway.