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Chris Grabenstein
Chris Grabenstein is the author of many fast-paced and fun page-turners including the New York Times bestsellers The Island of Dr. Libris, Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics and Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library. Currently nominated for 39 different state book awards (winner of 15), Mr.... show more



Chris Grabenstein is the author of many fast-paced and fun page-turners including the New York Times bestsellers The Island of Dr. Libris, Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics and Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library. Currently nominated for 39 different state book awards (winner of 15), Mr. Lemoncello has spent 60+ weeks in the top ten of the New York Times Middle Grades bestseller list. Nickelodeon has optioned the book to become a movie. Chis is also the co-author with James Patterson of the #1 Bestselling Jacky Ha Ha, I Funny, Treasure Hunters, and House of Robots series. He is the critically acclaimed author of over thirty books, a playwright, screenwriter, and former advertising executive and improvisational comedian. Previously, Chris wrote for Jim Henson's Muppets and co-wrote the CBS-TV movie The Christmas Gift starring John Denver. His dog, Fred, has better credits. Fred starred on Broadway in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.www.ChrisGrabenstein.com

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Birth date: September 02
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Level up!
Level up! rated it 2 months ago
A very fun kids' book. This book knowingly (and even textually) admits a big debt to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, but if there's room for more than one Willy Wonka in the world, Mr. Lemoncello is a fantastic second. This is the kind of book I've dreamed about writing-- a book-lover's ode to ...
Mary's Books
Mary's Books rated it 4 months ago
Mr. Lemoncello is gearing up to release a new game in time for the holidays and his biggest competitor is bombing with their newest re-release of the game that was wildly popular. He calls for a meeting and gives everyone the passwords to get into his safe and home. Later, while the kids, on the ...
Sci-Fi & Scary
Sci-Fi & Scary rated it 8 months ago
Source: Library Robot Revolution is another great entry into one of my favorite fiction series for kids. I love House of Robots series for so many reasons. First off, it’s an accessible science fiction series for middle graders. Then there’s the fact that it features a family that is diverse both ...
Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it 1 year ago
Danny Boyle grew up in Sea Haven, NJ -- a tourist trap of a town on the Jersey Shore. He likes the life -- hanging out with the friends he's had since high school, goofing around, eating and drinking more than he should. He's got a nice Summer gig -- working as a Part-Time police officer. The downsi...
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it 2 years ago
This book was very easy to read and I was very bored at the time which are the only reasons I finished it. A couple of our children's librarians told me Grabenstein was rude to them when he visited our library for an author's talk (there was some miscommunication about the equipment he needed and he...
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