Miles moves to sleepy Yawnee Valley. On his first school day he finds out, that there is a great prankster at school. Principal Barkin’s car blocks the school entrance. All students and teachers have to climb through the car to enter the school. Who is behind this brilliant prank? Principal Barkin thinks that it is Miles. This new student, who openly admits that he neither likes the town of Yawnee Valley nor the cows, has aroused his suspicion.
Niles, a model student and the principal‘s favourite, is assigned as his buddy, but Miles doesn’t like this. But, surprisingly, it is revealed that Niles is the school’s unknown great prankster. Miles cannot stand this, after all he regards himself as the best prankster of all times. But, as it turns out, Miles still can learn a lot from Niles.
This book is suitable for readers between 8 and 12 years of age.
Jory John is a New York Times bestselling author of books for both children and adults. He is a two-time E.B. White Read-Aloud Honor recipient. Jory’s work includes the New York Times bestselling novel The Terrible Two, the award-winning picture book Goodnight Already!, the national bestseller All my friends are dead, and a sequel, All my friends are still dead, which received the 2013 ALA Reluctant Young Readers Award.
Mac Barnett is a New York Times bestselling author of over 18 books for children, including two Caldecott-Honor-winning collaborations with Jon Klassen: Sam & Dave Dig a Hole, which also won the E.B White Read-Aloud Award, and Extra Yarn, which won both the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Award. His picture books Leo: A Ghost Story and The Skunk, illustrated by Patrick McDonnell, were named two of the Ten Best Illustrated Books of 2015 by The New York Times. Mac writes the Brixton Brothers series of mystery novels and, with Jory John, The Terrible Two series. He lives in Berkeley.