Teddy Mars Book #1: Almost a World Record Breaker

by Molly B. Burnham

On Sale: 02/23/2016

Teddy Mars Book #1: Almost a World Record Breaker

by Molly B. Burnham

illustrated by Trevor Spencer

On Sale: 02/23/2016

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About the Book

Sid Fleischman Humor Award Winner!

Fans of Jeff Kinney's humor and Sharon Creech's heartfelt stories will love this hilarious new series about a ten-year-old boy from a big family who dreams of making it into The Guinness Book of World Records.

Teddy Mars is determined to stand out in a world full of wonders and a house bursting with siblings. With the help of his best friends, Teddy tries to build the biggest snow mound, stuff the most grapes in his mouth, and lift a chair with his teeth. He'll do anything to succeed—even if it means sleeping in a tent and cleaning up pigeon poop for Grumpy Pigeon Man. Too bad his pesky little brother, also known as The Destructor, always wrecks Teddy's record-breaking plans!

Told in short, accessible sections, with memorable lists and winning illustrations, Molly B. Burnham's Teddy Mars #1: Almost a World Record Breaker is perfect for reading aloud. Teddy's never-give-up attitude will have readers laughing out loud and clamoring to break records of their own!

Critical Praise

2016 Sid Fleischman Humor Award Winner — .

“Engaging first-person narration, ample drama and bizarre actual world records. Fans of world-record quests will savor Teddy’s efforts.” — Kirkus Reviews

“A highly entertaining debut. Delightfully rambunctious black and white sketches elevate the comedy, while Teddy’s hard-nosed perseverance with the aid of friends new and old, takes world record-making to hilarious new heights.” — Publishers Weekly

“This heartwarming story starts the Teddy Mars series on a hilarious foot, tracing one boy’s struggle to stand out in a big family, one failed record-breaking attempt after another. Once the wreckage is cleared, what’s left is a loving family that celebrates one another for exactly who they are.” — Booklist

“There’s a lot to love here: a quirky family, an eccentric next door neighbor, best friends, and a dream come true.” — Literacy Daily

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062278111
  • ISBN 10: 0062278118
  • Imprint: Katherine Tegen Books
  • On Sale: 02/23/2016
  • Pages: 240
  • List Price:8.50 CAD
  • Ages: 8 to 12
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Siblings
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Birds

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