Scenes from the Epic Life of a Total Genius by Stacey Matson

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Lights. Camera. Action! Arthur Bean's life has taken a turn for the adventurous -- two girlfriends to deal with, and a blockbuster film to co-write, produce and direct. How crazy can one school year get? Arthur and Robbie have called a truce now that the writing contest and school play are over...but plans go astray when Arthur's new girlfriend Anila gets jealous of his friendship with Kennedy. And then there's that little problem of the movie camera Arthur and Robbie borrowed to film their upcoming blockbuster movie. As Arthur's life goes off the rails all over again, laughs for the reader are right on track. Emails, doodles, texts, newspaper articles, AV Club rules (which Arthur and Robbie usually break) give the story the same engaging look as A Year in the Life of a (Total and Complete) Genius.

About Stacey Matson

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STACEY MATSON has written theatre pieces for the Glenbow and other museums, and for All-Nations Theatre in Calgary. This is her second novel. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. Visit her online at
Published September 1, 2015 by Scholastic Canada. 264 pages
Genres: Children's Books.