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The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond

(Last Kids on Earth #4)

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The newest installment in this New York Times bestselling series introduces new monsters, new bad guys, and tons of new laughs!

It's the first winter after the Monster Apocalypse. For Jack and his buddies, that means sled catapults, epic snowball battles, and one monstrous Christmas celebration. But their winter wonderland turns dark when a villainess begins hunting them. A
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Kindle Edition, 272 pages
Published September 18th 2018 by Viking Books for Young Readers
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Juli
May 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love listening to this series on audio. Robbie Daymond gives such a great performance each time! The stories are filled with action and humor, plus zombies and monsters. What's not to love?

The premise -- the zombie apocalypse came to town. Most people were turned into zombies. Some kids escaped being zombified and live in the city avoiding the hordes of undead the best they can. There are also monsters that zapped their way into this world through a portal from another dimension. Luckily, som
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Koby Z. (KZ Reads)
Oct 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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Adam Griesbach
Dec 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I think this was a very good funny book that would be fun to read again. I think the theme is there might be a giant monster hunting you down but you should never give up.
Shaihak
Apr 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This one was pure brilliant.
It was so gooooooooooooood.
Al Burke
Feb 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The series continues, this time with the gang's plan to go to New York scuppered by a massive snowfall. Their monster friends are terrified of the snow, so Jack and friends decide to introduce them to a post-apocalyptic Christmas. On the Rezzoch front, a new threat rises, a human who speaks the language of Rezzoch and Co, and seems to have some control over zombies. Something bad happens to one of the gang, and things look bleak. Can Jack save the day again?

Still funny, still bonkers, and Jack'
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Diego Munoz
Aug 02, 2020 rated it really liked it
My sons review of the book, he is 10.

“I liked it because it was set in a different season.i don’t know why else I liked it. “

In depth review.

From my perspective. Lots of zombies, a new enemy, new adventures, pretty fun.
John
Jan 08, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2019
Easy quick listen. Good middle age story
David
Apr 21, 2019 rated it really liked it
The book was great. What I liked about it was how there so much action and sometimes very sad moments too.
Devin
Oct 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
i really like the series and graphic novels and i like apocalypse theme books
Erin Mendoza
Nov 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
Great series for Andrew
Savvas
Jan 23, 2020 rated it really liked it
i like this book because there is a lot of adventures and comedy
the kids finished the radio so they had a party with monsters.

Aimen
Dec 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Hilarious! I loved the facial expressions, and the little pictures. I read it with my little brother so he could practice his reading and he flew through it! It was super funny, and the character personalitites show up really well!
Aidan Moench
Oct 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Calling all fellow zombie lovers! This book, “Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond” is one of the best zombie apocalypse books out there! This book has great characters, an awesome plot, and an eerie end of the world setting! In this book teenagers Jack, June, Quint, and Dirk are having their first winter since the zombie apocalypse hit. They are trying to explain the concept of winter to their new monster friends they have made throughout their adventures! When out of nowhere, a worshipper ...more
Nathan
Dec 02, 2018 added it
The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond by Max Brallier is a new series of books that have really made it to my list of favorite books of the year. In this book the main character Jack and his human and monster friends find another human, but what they have to figure out is whether or not they can can trust this human or not. This book has everything that a 6th grade boy like me might enjoy! It has plenty of action,humor, and drama. I hope that you enjoy this book because I know that I did!
Faydra Stratton
Apr 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is the 4th book but the first one we've read in the series. My son picked it out at his book fair -- he's 10 and special needs, so I read it allowed to him. He loved it, and I (surprisingly) was drawn in too. I don't plan to go back in the series, but I do think we'll go forward. ...more
Sean Matrose
The theme of this book is to try to have a good attitude.
Blake Stephens
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Gmr
Sep 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
It's beginning to look a lot like...Christmas?
Yep, Christmas...I mean, it comes every year and it's just about to reach that milestone mark for these kids, but what's a holiday without the presents, decorations, and a little...okay, A LOT of possibly-earth-ending-drama to make your day? Am I right? Okay, so not really, but all those elements DO exist here, and our group of friends are gonna have to pull together once again if they'll all going to make it out alive. Oh yes, there is the my-friend
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Ms. Yingling
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Max and his friends have managed to survive the monster apocalypse so far, and are looking forward to winter and Christmas. For Max, the apocalypse is more fun than his regular life, since he had been in foster care and didn't have a lot of friends at school. He also gets to hang out all the time with his buddy-crush, June, as well as Quint and Dirk. They are constantly trying to upgrade their arsenal, even though some of their projects, like the Sled-Shot, don't en
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Katrina Forest
Jul 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I confess, when one of my kids brought home the first Last Kids on Earth book home from the school library, I kind of rolled by eyes a bit. I love science fiction, and on the surface, the book seemed like it was going to be super-cheesy, nabbing a bunch of sci-fi and post-apocalyptic tropes and sort of mashing them all together without any "real" character development or compelling plotlines. It also looked like it might be one of those middle grade books that tries way too hard to sound cool an ...more
Daniel
Oct 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Tania
Nov 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Jack, June, Dirk, and Quint are still stuck in Wakefield - a giant snowstorm derailed the plans they had when we last saw them, which was to go on to New York where a group of surviving humans has been broadcasting from the Statue of Liberty. Now that they know they aren't the only survivors, Quint and June are quite keen to get back to their folks. Dirk has been strangely silent, and Jack simply has no one to get back to, orphan that he was pre-apocalypse. At the moment, though, no one is going ...more
Jackson Clough
Nov 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
It’s Christmas time in The Last Kids on Earth And The Cosmic Beyond and the four people left alive have a big job to do. They have to stop a villain from destroying the planet. Author Max Brallier paints a very clear, descriptive picture of what a monster-infested planet would look like. The main characters are Jack (the hero), his best friend Quint (the nerdy inventor), June (Jack’s secret crush), Dirk (the guy who uses his fists to get through problems), and Rover, Jack’s monster dog.

I enjoy
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Jackson Bartolo
Dec 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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Nick
Oct 12, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ya-books
Another great entry in this series. Everything in here is zombie enough to get kid's interest, without being scary or gory or any of the stuff that worries a parent about zombie fiction. It's all about sticking with your friends and fighting for the side of good. These books are humorous, the characters provide something for everyone, and while it may seem intense at times it all just kind of gets played as a joke. The kids are really just playing games and having fun, the sense of danger is nev ...more
Joseph Sanchez
Feb 15, 2020 rated it liked it
The fourth book in the series gets a new villain, Evie, a human girl in the employ of a Cosmic Terror. Jack and the gang introduce Christmas to their monster friends and attempt to thwart their new antagonist. Unfortunately not everything goes as planned. It is another good story by Max Brallier, one that will entertain 5th graders because it is filled with action and funny dialogue all the way through. Again, it is not literature that will win Newbery awards, but students will read it because i ...more
Kim
Jan 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
It's the first winter since the zombies and monsters took over earth. The snow is beautiful but Jack's monster friends have never seen snow and they're terrified of it. Jack, Quint, June and Dirk have an idea to make winter seem like fun and then the monsters won't be afraid of it. They decide to have Christmas. Unfortunately, in the middle of their decorating, a human girl riding a giant monster attacks them and steals Jack's monster-slaying tool, the Louisville Slicer. Getting it back turns ou ...more
Jonas Vasquez
Aug 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book was a very good book. It is about 4 kids after a zombie and monster appocolyps. They work together to stop evil from destroying and hurting. They do this because they aim to find their family and to find other alive humans. I really liked this book.

This is why I rated this book 4 stars. Somethings I liked about this book is that it was kid friendly and intresting. Somethings I don't like is how it was too short and too big of a font. I give it 4 stars for that reason. I would not say t
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Jacob
Oct 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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MAX BRALLIER is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than thirty books for children and adults, including the middle-grade monster-zombie series The Last Kids on Earth.

Under the pen name Jack Chabert, he is the author and creator of the Eerie Elementary series and authored the New York Times bestselling Poptropica: Vol 1: Mystery of the Map.

Max is also the creator of Galacti
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