Secrets of a Lab Rat
From deep within his top secret lab, nine-year-old Scab McNally creates weird formulas and even weirder inventions. Get set for plenty of mayhem as Scab brews up sister repellent spray, rigs his submarine to snap photos of the mysterious beast in the local lake, and dares to chow down on the stinkiest cheese on Earth (not all in the same book, of course)!
Read all the books in the Secrets of a Lab Rat series, from Aladdin Books (for ages 7 and up) then download the FREE Reader's Guide for questions and fun activities.
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No Girls Allowed (Dogs Okay)Oliver Wyman
Art by Jim Paillot © Simon & Schuster, 2022
No Girls Allowed
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"Hand this to the boys in the back row who think they’d rather throw spitballs than read, or use it as a funny family read-aloud—either way, kids will likely line up to see what Scab does next."
- Bulletin of the Center
for Children's Books
"Scab is a likable, free-thinking boy who is full of charm and humor. He leaps before he thinks and that gets him into more trouble than he can handle. His many tips, diagrams, and facts scattered throughout are entertaining, as are the numerous comical black-and-white illustrations."
- School Library Journal