How to Sell Your Family to the Aliens (Hardcover)

Staff Pick Logo
How to Sell Your Family to the Aliens Cover Image
$13.99
On Our Shelves Now
8 on hand, as of Jul 17 12:15am
(JUVENILE INTERMEDIATE AG)

Staff Reviews


Happy Conklin, Jr, is not exactly happy. His father is a scientific genius whose breakthroughs have been runaway infomercial successes. The only problem is that his evil grandma controls all the money and keeps Hap and his family confined to two rooms in the dungeon. Because Grandma is against animal testing, she uses the Conklin kids as her guinea pigs, which is why Hap has a beard he has to shave every day, the result of an ill-conceived product called That’s One Handsome Baby. Yes, this illustrated middle-grade story from New Yorker cartoonist Noth involves many crazy inventions, fighting siblings, a blood-thirsty wrestler, and aliens, and it’s very, very silly.  And yes, there are a few lessons here too, most notably to always read the fine print!

— Daniel Goldin

About the Author


Paul Noth's cartoons have appeared regularly in The New Yorker since 2004. He has created short animated films for Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and been an animation consultant for Saturday Night Live.www.paulnoth.com; @PaulNoth
Product Details
ISBN: 9781681196572
ISBN-10: 1681196573
Publisher: Bloomsbury UK
Publication Date: April 3rd, 2018
Pages: 224
Language: English