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This is book number 1 in the Glam Prix Racers series.
Ready. Set. Sparkle! Mario Kart meets My Little Pony in Glam Prix Racers, first in a full-color graphic novel series full of speed, glitter, and teamwork from Deanna Kent and Neil Hooson!
It’s the start of a new race season on Glittergear Island! Mio the mermaid, her monster truck Mudwick, and their team want to win the magical Glam Prix Cup.
But the Vroombot Crew of robots plan to cheat in the race! Can the Racers sparkle across the finish line first?
This full-color adventure is the first installment in a young graphic novel trilogy about a team of fantasy creatures and their magical vehicles who use speed, smarts, and friendship to race their way to the top!
An Imprint Book
Deanna Kent and Neil Hooson have worked on books, brand and marketing campaigns, and interactive experiences. Deanna loves twinkle string lights, black licorice, and Edna Mode, and may be the only person on the planet who says "teamwork makes the dream work" without a hint of sarcasm.
By far, their greatest creative challenge is raising four (very busy, very amazing) boys. Snazzy Cat Capers is their first chapter book series.
With Deanna Kent, Neil Hooson has worked on books, brand and marketing campaigns, and interactive experiences. He is king of a Les Paul guitar, makes killer enchiladas, and really wants aliens to land in his backyard.
By far, Neil and Deanna's greatest creative challenge is raising four (very busy, very amazing) boys. Snazzy Cat Capers is their first chapter book series.
Praise for Glam Prix Racers:
"Wacky Races meets Candy Crush with mermaids and monster trucks! It's impossible NOT to smile as you read. ... Glam Prix Racers fizzes with fast-paced fun!" —Mo O'Hara, New York Times bestselling author of the My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish series
"With ample nods to video games, including character cards filled with stats, an anthropomorphic cast, and the occasional hidden power-up, the plot zooms as easily as a supersonic 'turbo-toot.' Kent’s quirky dialogue provides laughs while Hooson’s cartoon artwork bursts with energy; together, the previous collaborators (the Snazzy Cat Capers series) blend the colorful, high-octane world of race car driving with a candy-coated lesson in friendship and perseverance." —Publishers Weekly
"Animated illustrations will appeal to a range of young readers who will find a character to relate to. ... Each Glam Prix racer demonstrates the importance of adaptability, risk-taking, and perseverance as they face challenges along the way. Perfect for fans of fantasy graphic novels." —School Library Journal
Praise for Snazzy Cat Capers:
"I want to be Ophelia when I grow up!! And I want Oscar to be my BFF—Best Fishy Friend! Snazzy Cat Capers is fabulous, funny and fin-tastic fun with illustrations that pounce off the page." —Mo O’Hara, New York Times bestselling author of the My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish series
"Classy bad girl Ophelia is as funny as she is furry. ... She’s the pussycat love child of James Bond and Zsa Zsa Gabor, and who can’t love that?" —Kirkus Reviews
"More than a just sharply dressed classy kitty. ... Ophelia and Fishgerald squabble and lob quips with amusing ease." —The Bulletin