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Squish

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Squish

Written by Jennifer L. Holm and Illustrated by Matthew Holm

Squish is a graphic novel series about a grade school amoeba who is just trying to make his way through the world --- at a microscale. In his pond, Squish deals with all the challenges of being a kid: single-celled bullies, detention and Principal Planaria. 

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Squish

Books in this series

written by Jennifer L. Holm, illustrated by Matthew Holm - Adventure, Children's 7-10

He's baa-ack! It's a brand new school year for everyone's favorite AMOEBA! Will Squish finally get to sit with the cool kids at lunch? Will Pod stop the giant asteroid from destroying the world? Will the LEECHES be the end of Super Amoeba? And what makes cafeteria nachos so delicious anyway? Find out the answers to these questions and more in Squish's second electrifying, fast-paced adventure, SQUISH #2: Brave New Pond --- saving the world, one cell at a time! 

written by Jennifer L. Holm, illustrated by Matthew Holm - Adventure, Children's 7-10, Graphic Novel

School's out! Everyone's favorite amoeba is headed to summer camp! But instead of SUPER AWESOME FUN, Squish's summer is turning out to be SUPER AWESOME TERRIFYING! For one thing, Squish can't swim. And to make matters worse, his new camp friend is a Hydra (scientific fact: A hydra's tentacles can paralyze you!). Will Squish sink or will he swim this summer? (And what's up with Pod and black holes anyways??) Find out the answers to these questions and more in the super spectacular adventure, SQUISH #4: The Power of the Parasite. Summer reading has never been so slimey!

written by Jennifer L. Holm, illustrated by Matthew Holm - Children's 7-10, Graphic Novel

It's soccer season! But the Waterfleas (Hey, it could be worse --- Okay, maybe it couldn't.) are getting pummelled game after game. Squish knows winning isn't everything, but it's something right? Can Squish turn the losing streak around when he becomes team captain? Will Pod figure out how to harness the power of lightning? And how can amoebas play soccer when they don't have any feet? Find out in the electrifyingly funny page-turner SQUISH #4: Captain Disaster --- saving the world, one cell at a time! 

by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm - Children's 7-10, Graphic Novel

Beep! Beep! Squish can't get enough of his awesome new video game Mitosis! (Mitosis is what happens when cells divide. Who says video games can't be educational?) In fact, he may even be obsessed! He plays at home…at school…even in his sleep! Are video games taking over Squish's life?! And can Squish's favorite comic book hero, Super Amoeba, stop the Creeping Black Mold that's taking over Small Pond? Find out in SQUISH #5: Game On --- saving the world, one cell at a time! 

by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm - Children's 7-10, Graphic Novel

Gulp! A SCARY new movie has everyone talking --- and Squish is SPOOKED out of his cellular mind! But it’s just a movie, right? Right?! Will Squish be eaten alive by a TERRIFYING movie monster? Will his friends think he’s (gasp!) totally chicken? And can Squish’s comic book hero, Super Amoeba, defeat his CREEPIEST foe yet? Find out the answers to these questions and more in the 6th Squish graphic novel: FEAR THE AMOEBA --- saving the world, one cell at a time! BONUS: Look in the back to find out how to draw one of the Squish characters and to get instructions for a SENSATIONAL science experiment you can do at home! SHAZAM!

written and illustrated by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm - Fiction, Health

Uh-oh! A deadly disease is spreading through Small Pond! People are dropping like flies! And YIKES --- it looks like Squish is patient #1. Will this epic epidemic be the end of everyone’s favorite amoeba? (And if it is, who will he leave his comic collection to?!) Find out the answers in the seventh hilarious Squish graphic novel.

Written and illustrated by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm - Children's 7-10, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Health, Humor

Uh-oh! Squish’s friend Pod just hasn’t been himself lately. One minute he’s happy-dancing; the next he’s sobbing in his soup. What’s going on? (Hint: “mitosis” is the process that splits single-celled organisms. That’s right, splits.) It is truly pod vs. pod --- and may the best pod, umm, win?