This clever comic adventure from debut author Henry Clark is a truly original and utterly wacky story about the importance of intelligence and curiosity in a complacent world.
The adventure of a lifetime begins between two sofa cushions....
When River, Freak, and Fiona discover a mysterious sofa sitting at their bus stop, their search for loose change produces a rare zucchini-colored crayon. Little do they know this peculiar treasure is about to launch them into the middle of a plot to conquer the world!
The kids' only hope is to trap the plot's mastermind when he comes to steal the crayon. But how can three kids from the middle of nowhere stop an evil billionaire? With the help of an eccentric neighbor, an artificially intelligent domino, a DNA-analyzing tray, two hot air balloons, and a cat named Mucus, they just might be able to save the planet.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; July 2013
- ISBN 9780316206679
- Read online, or download in secure EPUB format
- Title: What We Found in the Sofa and How It Saved the World
- Author: Henry Clark
Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
In The Press
A 2013 ABA Fall Picks New Voices Book
A 2013 ABC Best Book for Children
An Amazon Best Book of the Month
An Amazon Hot New Releases in Children's Science Fiction Book
A Junior Library Guild Selection
A 2014-2015 Black-Eyed Susan Book Award Master List Title
About The Author
Henry Clark has contributed articles to Mad Magazine and published fiction in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine. He is a former speaker for the New York Council for the Humanities and is an independent affiliate of the federal National Endowment for the Humanities. What We Found in the Sofa is his debut novel. He lives on Long Island.