escaping evil Baron Umbra, the sticky Underlings, and other creepy
creatures of the Underwhere, Edison Beaker and his young sister,
Tesla, are safe at home. And then their creature friend Knox comes
calling. She needs help--back on the other side of the Night Door.
Edison desperately wants to follow family tradition and become
a true Creature Seeker, protecting the world from monsters and
mayhem. So what else can he do but follow Knox? (With pesky Tesla
and her escape-prone hamster Scuttlebutt in tow, of course!) Edison
and crew stumble into a mysterious city that's sinking into darkness.
Edison could be a hero and help restore light to the city and
its inhabitants who are crushed by gloom. But who can he trust
to help him? His old friend Knox, who is acting a little cagey?
A new friend, Smudge, who's a dreaded Underling, but seems pretty
helpful? And, oh no! Now Baron Umbra is back and wants vengeance!
Edison Beaker is about to find out if he has what it takes to
be a Creature Seeker!
The second book in the middle-school graphic novel series that
features a funny, smart, likable, reluctant hero and his wisecracking
younger sister, whose adventures are sure to appeal to readers
of Lunch Lady, Hilo, and Caveboy Dave.