By the Grace of Todd

By the Grace of Todd

Format
ePub
Price
$10.99
 
Additional Formats
  • ePub
  • ISBN 9781101610961
  • 240 Pages
  • Razorbill
  • 9 – 12

Overview

Perfect for fans of Andrew Clements and The Borrowers, By the Grace of Todd is the laugh-out-loud answer to what happens if you leave dirty laundry on the floor . . . and don’t follow your mother’s instructions to clean your room.

Twelve-year-old Todd has created life through sheer grossness.
How did he become an accidental god?


Ingredient A: A worn athletic sock
Ingredient B: Dirt from the Great and Powerful Todd himself

Instructions: Leave under bed for months. Do not clean room.

Yields: 50 ant-sized Toddlians

BUT WATCH OUT! When school bully Max Loving puts the future of the tiny Toddlians in jeopardy, Todd will have to do everything in his power to save the race his very negligence created.

Praise

“This story is all about the ride, in all of its gross and grimy glory. Galveston . . . delights in the icky habits of the Toddlians (“dead skin cell and toe jam sandwiches” are a delicacy), yet her portrayal of the brutalities of middle school feels as real as the things Todd learns about friends, popularity, and being true to oneself.”
Publishers Weekly

“Fans of both the smart and the gross . . . will take to this one.” 
Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
 
“Hilarious premise and . . . excellent cast of supporting characters.”
–Booklist

“A dirty sock has never been such fun! A zany and hilarious adventure of bravery and friendship.” —Donna Gephart, author of How to Survive Middle School

“All hail Todd! Who can resist a story of a kid so slovenly that intelligent life forms on his filthy sock?” —Mark Peter Hughes, author of Lemonade Mouth

By the Grace of Todd is deliciously gross. It made the ten year old locked up inside of my head howl with laughter. Wonderfully disgusting, yet thought provoking.” —Thomas E. Sniegoski – New York Times bestselling author of THE FALLEN series, and the BONE: QUEST FOR THE SPARK Trilogy

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