The Boy Who Crashed to Earth (Hilo #1)

Author(s): Judd Winick

Kid's Graphic Novels

Dog Man meets Big Nate in HILO-the hilarious, intergalactic, action-packed New York Times Bestselling GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES kids love. "A Total BLAST," says the Miami Herald


D.J. and Gina are totally ordinary kids. But Hilo isn't. Hilo just fell out of the sky and doesn't know where he came from, or what he's doing on Earth. (Or why going to school in only your underwear is a BAD idea ) . . . But UH-OH, what if Hilo wasn't the only thing to fall to our planet? Can the trio unlock the secrets of Hilo's past? Can Hilo SURVIVE a day at school?

Find out in HILO-a laugh-out-loud, epic story of friendship Adventure (And the occasionaly mutant space robot).

Here's what people (and robots ) are saying about Hilo:
* Children's Choice 5th-6th Grade Book of the Year

* Nominated for multiple State Awards--including the Pennsylvania's Young Reader's Choice Award

"More giant robotic ants and people going 'Aaaah ' than in the complete works of Jane Austen"--Neil Gaiman, bestselling author

"Every kid would love a pal like HILO, and every kid will love this book " --Lincoln Peirce, bestselling author of the Big Nate series

"HILO is delightful, silly, tender, and most importantly: funny." --Jeff Smith, bestselling author of the Bone series

"Fast paced, furiously funny, and will have kids waiting on the edge of their seats for more."--Jeffrey Brown, bestselling author of Jedi Academy

"A perfect book for any kid who ever needed a friend and then had one with superpowers fall from space." --Seth Meyers, actor, comedian and writer

* "A wholeheartedly weird and wonderful tale of friendship, acceptance, and robots."--Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

* "A must-have."--School Library Journal, Starred Review

"Good clean laser-beams-coming-outta-your-hands fun for the whole family."--http: //

"A story that can be enjoyed by the entire family."--The New York Times

"My students are obsessed with this series. OBSESSED "--Colby Sharp, teacher, blogger, and co-founder of Nerdy Bookclub


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D.J. and his friend Gina are totally normal kids. Until a mysterious boy comes crashing down from the sky and nearly blows up their club house!

Judd Winick grew up on Long Island, where he spent countless hours doodling, reading X-Men comics and watching Loony Tunes. Today Judd lives in San Francisco with his wife, Pam Ling; their two kids; and their cats, Chaka and Sleestak. When Judd isn't collecting far more action figures and vinyl toys than a normal adult, he is a screenwriter and an award-winning cartoonist. Judd has scripted issues of bestselling comic series, including Batman, Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Justice League and Star Wars. Visit Judd and Hilo online at

General Fields

  • : 9780141376929
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Puffin
  • : 0.354
  • : November 2016
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : March 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 208
  • : 317
  • : Paperback
  • : Judd Winick