Joe Ballarini
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The first in an exciting new adventure series!
illustrated by the amazing Vivienne To!

illustrated by the amazing Vivienne To!

 

A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting

When first-time babysitter Kelly loses Baby Jacob to the monsters who live under his bed, she discovers a secret society of babysitters sworn to protect kids from the forces of evil.

 from harper collins & Katherine Tegen books

"An absolute romp of a book that will have kids everywhere howling for more!" - San Francisco Book Review

"A series opener that melds Goosebumps and The Baby-Sitters Club with ironic glue."  - Kirkus Reviews

 "Gives babysitting a daring edge and sets up girls outside of the popular crowd as heroines. An entertaining debut." - Booklist

"Kelly Ferguson, proves a smart, appealing, and very real hero. You will root for her and then, you will root for a sequel.”    - Gabrielle ZevinThe Storied Life of AJ Fikery

“Joe Ballarini’s book is an anthem for female friendship and the power that comes with it.”  -Ali Bell, executive producer Ghostbusters

Listen to Joe-Joe on the Radio! WZON.

Listen to Joe on the Atomic Moms Podcast: 

Click here to read about Joe's mystical process and his hot air balloon movie, SKYWARD.   

Click here to read about Joe's mystical process and his hot air balloon movie, SKYWARD.   

MORE BY JOE!

Yas Queen, Joe helped write MLP: The Greatest Movie Ever Made.           

Yas Queen, Joe helped write MLP: The Greatest Movie Ever Made.           

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Watch DANCE OF THE DEAD the zombie prom-edy Joe wrote!

Watch DANCE OF THE DEAD the zombie prom-edy Joe wrote!

A trailer for Bedbug, Joe's really REALLY scary short film about a girl who befriends the monster under her  (The book is way funnier and lighter than this, swearsville)

Do you like scary clowns? Of course, you do-- why else would you be reading this? Watch BUCKLES. Joe's horror short about a young man's surprise birthday visitor. 

Meet Joe Ballarini

This guy is the author of A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting and the writer of the movie, Dance of the Dead and the upcoming My Little Pony: the Movie (oh, yeah!). Joe lives in Los Angeles with his wife, their son, and two rescue dogs.

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