The boss monster has stolen the S.S.M.P.’s monster notebook and Alexander must find a way to get it back. When Alexander sees the principal acting strange, he decides to follow the clues. Could Ms. Vanderpants be the boss monster? Can Alexander discover Ms. Vanderpants’s secret?
March of the Vanderpants focuses on the mystery of Ms. Vanderpants’s and Rip’s new monster abilities. Young readers will love the next installment of The Notebook of Doom: March of the Vanderpants. Because some of the plot revolves around issues that appeared in previous books, the twelfth book in the series will be enjoyed more if Sneeze of the Octo-Schnozz has been read. Children of all ages will have fun reading about the S.S.M.P’s battle, in this book that’s filled with illustrations that are more silly than scary,
- A forkupine attacks the kids. “An explosion of sparks lit up the room. The machine-thing spun toward Alexander, Rip, and Nikki. Sparks flew from where its metal pointy parts scraped the stone floor.” The S.S.M.P. are able to distract the forkupine with spaghetti.
- The S.S.M.P. and Ms. Vanderpants battle. During the fight, “Rip lowered his horns and charged at his principal. She whipped around, blocking Rip’s attack with her armored shell.” The battle is described over a chapter.
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- One of Alexander’s friends calls him a “weenie.”
- Ms. Vanderpants turns into a nar-madillo, “part narwhal, part armadillo.” She “balled her hands, arched her back, and, with a growl, burst through her gray suit. She had a leathery shell on her back, a long tail, and scaly feet with sharp claws.”