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Victor Shmud, Total Expert #1: Let's Do A Thing! Read an excerpt

Victor Shmud, Total Expert #1: Let's Do A Thing!

By Jim Benton   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545932295 Paperback
128 Pages | 5.27" x 7.56" | Ages 7 to 10

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545932851 Ebook
128 Pages | Ages 7 to 10

A new series from the bestselling author of Dear Dumb Diary

Victor Shmud has been many things: Knuckle Doctor, a Hunter of Ghost Bears, a Tattoo Artist, The Guy At The Restaurant That Puts The Sugar In Those Little Envelopes, a Computer Scientist, an Octopus Wrestler, and a Wedding Planner. In fact, he's been nearly everything, but is definitely not A Guy Who Cleans Up Bedrooms yet. But his newest gig is beautifuller yes, that's a word. He's also a Licensed Wordmaker. He can make anyone gorgeous, with a gob of his beauty treatment complete with Mustard Molecules.

But before he can work his beautifuller magic, he's vaporized along with his associate, the very fluffy Dumpylumps by a video game. Will Victor ever get back to Earth? Also, is it someone's birthday... and will there be cupcakes?

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Jim Benton:



"[A series...which manages to be simultaneously snarky, recognizable and endearing."

-The Detroit News, 2014 on Dear Dumb Diary Year Two, Book 5



With smells, robots and messy paint, what's not to love?

-Kirkus Reviews, 2014 on Where's my Fnurgle?