New Release Books by Max Brallier

Max Brallier is the author of The Walk in the Dark and Other Scary Stories: An Acorn Book (Mister Shivers #4) (2022), Hope Wins (2022), The Last Kids on Earth: Quint and Dirk's Hero Quest (2022), The Last Kids on Earth and the Forbidden Fortress (2022) and other 116 books.

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The Walk in the Dark and Other Scary Stories: An Acorn Book (Mister Shivers #4)

release date: Dec 06, 2022
The Walk in the Dark and Other Scary Stories: An Acorn Book (Mister Shivers #4)
Jump into these spine-chilling stories from New York Times bestselling author Max Brallier, perfect for beginning readers! Pick a book. Grow a Reader! This series is part of Scholastic''s early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are learning to read. With easy-to-read text, a short-story format, and full-color artwork on every spread, these books will boost reading confidence and fluency. Acorn books plant a love of reading and help readers grow! Who is at the end of the dark hall? What is a monster doing on the beach? This scary story collection from New York Times bestselling author Max Brallier is perfect for beginning readers who are looking to be spooked. With simple text, creepy full-color artwork on every page, genuine scares, and a spooky “invisible” message on the cover, these five hair-raising stories are sure to send shivers down your spine!

Hope Wins

release date: May 10, 2022
Hope Wins
In a collection of personal stories and essays, award-winning and bestselling artists from Matt de la Peña and Veera Hiranandani to Max Brallier and R.L. Stine write about how hope always wins, even in the darkest of times. Where does hope live? In your family? In your community? In your school? In your heart? From a family restaurant to a hot-dog shaped car, from an empty road on a moonlight night to a classroom holiday celebration, this anthology of personal stories from award-winning and bestselling authors, shows that hope can live everywhere, even—or especially—during the darkest of times. No matter what happens: Hope wins. Contributors include: Tom Angleberger, James Bird, Max Brallier, Julie Buxbaum, Pablo Cartaya, J.C. Cervantes, Soman Chainani, Matt de la Peña, Stuart Gibbs, Adam Gidwitz, Karina Yan Glaser, Veera Hiranandani, Hena Khan, Gordon Korman, Janae Marks, Sarah Mlynowski, Rex Ogle, James Ponti, Pam Muñoz Ryan, Ronald L.Smith, Christina Soontornvat, and R.L. Stine.

The Last Kids on Earth: Quint and Dirk's Hero Quest

release date: Apr 12, 2022
The Last Kids on Earth: Quint and Dirk's Hero Quest
A Netflix Original series! The New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling Last Kids on Earth series presents Quint Baker and Dirk Savage in their own epic adventure! June Del Toro went on a wild flight in a super-rad solo episode; now get ready for the dynamic duo: it''s Quint and Dirk! Picking up after the events of The Last Kids on Earth and the Doomsday Race, adventure abounds as the best buddies encounter new monsters and embark on a postapocalyptic quest for the ages. You won''t want to miss this essential Last Kids story that includes crucial details about the next book in the series!

The Last Kids on Earth and the Forbidden Fortress

release date: Sep 13, 2022
The Last Kids on Earth and the Forbidden Fortress
The highly-anticipated eighth book in the #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling series, with over 10 million copies in print! Picking up after Quint and Dirk''s Hero Quest, the Last Kids are happily reunited—but quickly faced with a monstrous new mission. Inside an other-dimensional fortress, the evil Thrull, alongside a vile new villain, is carrying out a sinister plan. Jack, Quint, June and Dirk must make their own plans to infiltrate the stronghold before Thrull gets any closer to completing the mysterious Tower, a structure that could ultimately spell doom for this dimension.

The Last Kids on Earth and the Doomsday Race

release date: Sep 14, 2021
The Last Kids on Earth and the Doomsday Race
A Netflix Original series! The highly-anticipated seventh book in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling series, with over 7 million copies in print! "Terrifyingly fun! Delivers big thrills and even bigger laughs.”—Jeff Kinney, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Diary of a Wimpy Kid With his zombie-controlling powers growing stronger, Jack Sullivan and his buddies are road-tripping toward the mysterious Tower, where they must once and for all stop Rezzoch the Ancient, Destructor of Worlds, from descending upon our dimension. But their journey is sidetracked when they are swept up by the Mallusk, an enormous centipede monster carrying the world''s largest shopping mall on its back. On board, the kids discover a thriving monster society: Mallusk City! There, they encounter old allies—as well as old foes, who are ruling over Mallusk City with an iron fist. Beating these bad guys in battle is not an option, but beating them in an election is… so Jack runs for mayor of Mallusk City! At first, proving his leadership skills just means shaking monster hands, kissing monster babies, and promising to fill the water fountains with strawberry Nesquik. But when the Mallusk falls under attack, Jack must learn how to be a true leader—before it’s too late. Told in a mixture of text and black-and-white illustration, this is the perfect series for any kid who''s ever dreamed of starring in their own comic book or video game.

The Last Kids on Earth: Thrilling Tales from the Tree House

release date: Apr 06, 2021
The Last Kids on Earth: Thrilling Tales from the Tree House
The first ever graphic novel in the New York Times bestselling The Last Kids on Earth series--now with over 7 million copies in print! • A Netflix Original Series These SIX brand-new, full-color comics feature thrilling stories from the Last Kids crew—and finally reveal the mysterious whereabouts of two villainous villains to prep readers for the 7th book in the series coming Fall 2021! The kids and their monster buddies are hanging out in the tree house, when Jack launches into an epic, totally-heroic, super rad story of one of his many post-apocalyptic adventures. Of course, after he''s finished, everyone''s eager to one-up his tale with a story of their own. Soon, Quint, Dirk, June and Skaelka, and even Globlet regale the group with sometimes outrageous, often hilarious details of their action-packed escapades during the monster-zombie apocalypse. Featuring original art by Anoosha Syed, Xavier Bonet, Lorena Alvarez, Jay Cooper, Christopher Mitten and The Last Kids on Earth series illustrator Douglas Holgate!

The Doll in the Hall and Other Scary Stories: An Acorn Book (Mister Shivers #3)

release date: Jan 05, 2021
The Doll in the Hall and Other Scary Stories: An Acorn Book (Mister Shivers #3)
Beginning readers will love these spooky stories from New York Times bestselling author Max Brallier!

The Last Kids on Earth and the Skeleton Road

release date: Sep 15, 2020
The Last Kids on Earth and the Skeleton Road
"Netflix. A Netflix original series"--Cover.

Shadow in the Woods and Other Scary Stories: An Acorn Book (Mister Shivers #2)

release date: Jul 07, 2020
Shadow in the Woods and Other Scary Stories: An Acorn Book (Mister Shivers #2)
Dive into these spooky stories from New York Times bestselling author Max Brallier, perfect for beginning readers!

Galactic Hot Dogs 3

release date: Jun 09, 2020
Galactic Hot Dogs 3
From the creator of the bestselling series The Last Kids on Earth! Cosmoe, Princess Dagger, Humphree, and the gang are back for another swashbuckling space adventure in this third book in the Galactic Hot Dog series. It’s like deja vu all over again (and again and again) when Cosmoe is taken hostage by a space pirate with links to the hot dog seller’s early days in space. Humphree’s past also comes to light as the events of two friends’ first days on the Neon Wiener are revealed. And the farther they go down memory lane, the more apparent it becomes that this pirate has landed them in a galaxy of danger.

Galactic Hot Dogs 2

release date: Jun 09, 2020
Galactic Hot Dogs 2
From the creator of the bestselling series The Last Kids on Earth! In this second installment of Cosmoe’s wild space adventures, the fearless hot-dog-selling crew take their wares to the circus only to discover things are not as they seem! Nothing goes better with the circus than a good wiener! So, when Neon Wiener is offered a position as the official food cart for Crostini’s Cosmic Carnival and Wonder Circus Train, Humphree is over the moon. Cosmoe feels more skeptical that the offer may be too good to be true, but after he unexpectedly demonstrates incredible monster-taming skills in a heroic display, he’s hooked. The circus-goers can’t get enough Galactic Hot Dogs, and between the death-defying acts and highly unusual employees, the carnival offers endless entertainment for Cosmoe, Humphree, and Princess Dagger. But they soon discover there’s more to the glitz and showmanship than meets the eye—in fact, the hot-dog-loving crew may be in more danger than ever before. And getting to the bottom of the circus’s secrets may mean confronting Cosmoe’s troubled past.

The Last Kids on Earth and the Doomsday Race (The Last Kids on Earth)

release date: Sep 30, 2021
The Last Kids on Earth and the Doomsday Race (The Last Kids on Earth)
Now an Emmy award-winning Netflix series! The highly-anticipated seventh book of the New York Times bestselling series, with over 7 million copies in print

The Last Kids on Earth: June's Wild Flight

release date: Apr 07, 2020
The Last Kids on Earth: June's Wild Flight
A Netflix Original Series! The New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling Last Kids on Earth series—now with over 7 million copies in print—presents June Del Toro in her very own adventure! Told from June''s point of view—and set between the shattering events of The Midnight Blade and The Skeleton Road—June''s Wild Flight brings new characters, high-stakes action, and stunning revelations in an adventure that could only be June''s. An essential Last Kids story that readers won''t want to miss! The Midnight Blade ended with a shocking twist: a long-missing villain has returned and now has an army of the dead at his command! Jack, June, Quint, and Dirk have battled the worst kind of monsters, zombies, and cosmic servants, but an endless horde of animated skeletons is next-level. While the kids plan their next move, an unexpected threat emerges and June gets separated from her friends, dragged miles away from Wakefield to a town overgrown with monstrous vines and never-before-seen creatures. Drawing on her post-apocalyptic survival and action skills--and with the help of some odd new companions--June attempts to make her way back home. But not before she uncovers critical information about the mysterious "Tower." Information that the future of our world may hinge upon . . . Told in a mixture of text and black-and-white illustration, this is the perfect series for any kid who''s ever dreamed of starring in their own comic book or video game.

The Last Kids on Earth: Thrilling Tales from the Tree House (The Last Kids on Earth)

release date: Apr 15, 2021
The Last Kids on Earth: Thrilling Tales from the Tree House (The Last Kids on Earth)
The first ever graphic novel in the New York Times bestselling The Last Kids on Earth series, now with over 5 million copies in print worldwide and an Emmy Award-winning Netflix Original series

The Doll in the Hall and Other Scary Stories (Mister Shivers)

release date: Jan 05, 2021
The Doll in the Hall and Other Scary Stories (Mister Shivers)
Who is that sitting in the hallway? What is itching underneath the cast? This scary story collection from New York Times bestselling author Max Brallier is perfect for beginning readers who are looking to be spooked. With simple text, creepy full-col

The Last Kids on Earth and the Midnight Blade

release date: Sep 17, 2019
The Last Kids on Earth and the Midnight Blade
Now a Netflix original series! The fifth book in the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling series, with over 7 million copies in print! "Terrifyingly fun! Delivers big thrills and even bigger laughs."--Jeff Kinney, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Diary of a Wimpy Kid The 5th book of the New York Times bestselling series! Surviving their first winter after the Monster Apocalypse was no easy feat, yet Jack and his buddies waste no time springing to action against some of the nastiest, most evil monsters around. When Jack discovers his Louisville Slicer has new, otherworldly powers, he''s thrown into epic training to find out what kind of destruction the blade can wield. But between fighting off zombies, fleeing from strange, glowy Vine-Thingies erupting from the ground, and squeezing in a video game session or two, there''s barely time left to figure out what''s wrong with their buddy, Dirk, who''s been acting weird any time he''s around the undead. When an unexpected villain appears, can Jack and his friends save themselves--and the rest of the world--from cosmic domination? Note: most illustrations are printed in black-and-white, with the occasional gray-and-white image.

Beneath the Bed and Other Scary Stories: An Acorn Book (Mister Shivers)

release date: Sep 03, 2019
Beneath the Bed and Other Scary Stories: An Acorn Book (Mister Shivers)
New York Times bestselling author Max Brallier''s easy-to-read scary stories are perfect for beginning readers!

The Last Kids on Earth and the Nightmare King

release date: Aug 01, 2019
The Last Kids on Earth and the Nightmare King
"Jack teams up with the evil King Wretch in order to convince his friends to stay with him instead of going in search of others who may have survived the monster apocalypse"--

The Last Kids on Earth Survival Guide

release date: Jan 01, 2019
The Last Kids on Earth Survival Guide
"It''s the end of the world! Let your imagination run wild and see if you have what it takes to survive the monster-zombie apocalypse in this interactive guided journal. Includes the fully complete bestiary"--Page [4] of cover.

The Doll in the Hall and Other Scary Stories: An Acorn Book (Mister Shivers #3), Volume 3

release date: Jan 01, 2021
The Doll in the Hall and Other Scary Stories: An Acorn Book (Mister Shivers #3), Volume 3
The Clark children are Mia''s first babysitting job, and everything is going fine until she sees a life-sized doll sitting in the hallway; a doll that was not there before, a doll that Mr. Clark knows nothing about, and whose eyes follow Mia-- and that is only one of the five scary stories with unexpected twists that are included in this collection.

The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond

release date: Sep 18, 2018
The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond
A Netflix Original series! The fourth book in the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling series, with over 7 million copies in print! "Terrifyingly fun! Delivers big thrills and even bigger laughs."--Jeff Kinney, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Diary of a Wimpy Kid It''s the first winter after the monster apocalypse. For Jack and his buddies, that means sled catapults, epic snowball battles, and one monstrous Christmas celebration. But their winter wonderland turns dark when a villainess begins hunting them. And this villainess is different—she’s a human. When the villainess steals Jack''s prized monster-slaying tool, the Louisville Slicer, he vows to get it back. But it won’t be easy. Jack and his friends soon discover that the Louisville Slicer is the key to a dark plan that threatens the entire world—and beyond... Told in a mixture of text and black-and-white illustration, this is the perfect series for any kid who''s ever dreamed of starring in their own comic book or video game.

The Last Kids on Earth Loot Box

release date: Sep 08, 2020
The Last Kids on Earth Loot Box
A collection of the first five books in this New York Times bestselling series. Now a Netflix original series! "Terrifyingly fun! Delivers big thrills and even bigger laughs."--Jeff Kinney, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Diary of a Wimpy Kid Join Jack, Quint, June, and Dirk on all their apocalyptic adventures, and get caught up on the series before it continues with JUNE''S WILD FLIGHT in April, followed by the 6th book in the series, coming Fall 2020! Box includes: The Last Kids on Earth The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade The Last Kids on Earth and the Nightmare King The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond The Last Kids on Earth and the Midnight Blade

The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade

release date: Aug 01, 2019
The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade
Wimpy Kid meets The Walking Dead in this hilarious post-apocalyptic graphic novel series, soon to be a major NETFLIX series! Jack Sullivan is back. It''s still TOTAL MONSTER ZOMBIE CHAOS on the streets, but now Jack has a gang of friends to help him through - science genius and best friend Quint, super-strong Dirk and all-round coolest girl ever, June. Not to mention Rover, Jack''s awesome monster pet! Plus the treehouse is more souped up than ever, chockablock with defensive gizmos and ready to withstand anything that the monster apocalypse can throw at it.Which is just as well, because there''s something extra-big and extra-monstrous marching right around the corner . . . The Last Kids on Earth series: The Last Kids on Earth The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade The Last Kids on Earth and the Nightmare King The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond

Last Kids on Earth and the Skeleton Road (The Last Kids on Earth)

release date: Sep 17, 2020
Last Kids on Earth and the Skeleton Road (The Last Kids on Earth)
Now a major Netflix series! ''Terrifyingly fun! Max Brallier''s The Last Kids on Earth delivers big thrills and even bigger laughs.'' Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Wimpy Kid meets The Walking Dead in this hilarious series packed with monsters and zombies.

The Last Kids on Earth: Next Level Monster Box (books 4-6)

release date: Sep 15, 2020
The Last Kids on Earth: Next Level Monster Box (books 4-6)
Get completely caught up on the NYT bestselling series with another three-book boxed set, including books 4, 5, and the latest installment: The Last Kids on Earth and the Skeleton Road! (book 6) Join Jack, Quint, June, and Dirk on all their apocalyptic adventures, with this follow-up to the Monster Box. Box includes: The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond The Last Kids on Earth and the Midnight Blade The Last Kids on Earth and the Skeleton Road

LEGO NEXO Knights The Forbidden Power: LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS: Knights Academy #1

release date: Mar 06, 2017
LEGO NEXO Knights The Forbidden Power: LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS: Knights Academy #1
An all-new, original series from the mind of ''Galactic Hot Dogs'' and ''The Last Kids on Earth'' author Max Brallier! Life is tough for Fletcher Bowman. He''s an orphan from the countryside who''s just arrived at the prestigious NEXO KNIGHTS'' Academy, where he doesn''t know anyone or anything about being a knight. Lucky for Fletcher he quickly makes one friend - the excitable Izzy Richmond. But when Fletcher and Izzy venture off-campus, they awaken a long-sleeping threat to Knighton that threatens to destroy the kingdom. They''ll have to work together to defeat the threat - and avoid their headteacher''s wrath - in the start of an action-packed, epic series that will delight both seasoned fans and readers new to the world of LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS.
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