joe McGee

joe McGee


Peanut Butter & Brains picture books by Joe McGee

The kids have spoken! PEANUT BUTTER & SANTA CLAUS selected for the Children’s Book Council 2020 Children’s Choice reading list! 


Abrams Books for Young Readers

BRAINSSSSS! moan the zombies as they shuffle through the streets of Quirkville, frightening the townsfolk. But Reginald isn’t like the other zombies.

The only thing that Reginald’s stomach rumbles for is sticky peanut butter and sweet jelly. He tries to tell his zombie pals that there’s more to life than just eating brains, but they’re not interested. Can Reginald find a way to bring peace to Quirkville and convince the other zombies that there’s nothing better than PEANUT BUTTER & JELLYYYYY?
Peanut Butter & Brains is a delicious tale about being true to yourself that will make readers hungry for more.


Abrams Books for Young Readers

All is peaceful between the zombies and the humans of Quirkville . . . until an unexpected alien invasion causes widespread panic and chaos! As the aliens run rampant, demanding something mysterious in their alien language and coating the town in cosmic grape jelly when they’re not understood, the mayor declares a state of emergency.

Once again, Reginald the zombie comes to the rescue, bravely suggesting that the seemingly evil aliens try pairing their jelly with some of his favorite peanut butter. Despite their differences, the residents of Quirkville, the zombies, and the aliens work together to create the greatest sandwich in the universe! 

Full of lots of humor and heart, this entertaining sequel to Peanut Butter & Brains will satisfy readers who are craving more.


Abrams Books for Young Readers

It’s a peaceful December in Quirkville, when the news breaks - Christmas is canceled! Santa is snowed in at the North Pole. Reginald, Abigail Zink, and Zarfon load into Zarfon’s spaceship for a rescue mission. They’re going to save Santa—and Christmas!

But when they arrive at the North Pole, they find that the situation is much worse than they imagined.The North Pole isn’t covered in snow—it’s covered in marshmallow cream! Luckily, the heroes from Quirkville have packed peanut butter for the journey, and they have one delicious plan...

A hilarious follow-up to Peanut Butter & Brains and Peanut Butter & Aliens, Peanut Butter & Santa Claus is sure to delight readers.