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About the Book

The Terrible Two

Written by Mac Barnett and Jory John with illustrations by Kevin Cornell.

“A double helping of fun and mischief!”
—Jeff kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
 
“Hilarious.”
—Dav Pilkey, author of the Captain Underpants series

 
THE TERRIBLE TWO is book 1 in the hit New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and "IndieBound" bestselling series. Miles Murphy is not happy to be moving to Yawnee Valley, a sleepy town that’s famous for one thing and one thing only: cows. In his old school, everyone knew him as the town’s best prankster, but Miles quickly discovers that Yawnee Valley already has a prankster, and a great one. If Miles is going to take the title from this mystery kid, he is going to have to raise his game.
 
It’s prankster against prankster in an epic war of trickery, until the two finally decide to join forces and pull off the biggest prank ever seen: a prank so huge that it would make the members of the International Order of Disorder proud.
 
In THE TERRIBLE TWO, bestselling authors and friends Mac Barnett and Jory John have created a series that has its roots in classic middle-grade literature yet feels fresh and new at the same time.

 
“The pranks, the brotherhood, the art, the heart! What’s not to love about THE TERRIBLE TWO?”
—Sara Pennypacker, author of the Clementine series
 
“You don’t have to be a cow, like cows, or even know a cow to love THE TERRIBLE TWO.”
—Dave Eggers
 
“This book is terrible! Terribly funny, terribly full of pranks, and terribly wonderful.”
—Jon Scieszka, author of THE STINKY CHEESE MAN and the Frank Einstein series
 
“The Terrible Two are my kind of kids. And what’s more, they’re kids’ kind of kids.”
—Annie Barrows, author of the Ivy & Bean series

The Terrible Two
Written by Mac Barnett and Jory John with illustrations by Kevin Cornell.