There's nothing scarier than a birthday party in the third book in a hilarious chapter book series that tackles anxiety in a fun, kid-friendly way. Perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers, and fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid!

Alvin Ho, an Asian American second grader, is afraid of everything. For example, what could possibly be so scary about a birthday party? Let Alvin explain:
• You might be dressed for bowling . . . but everyone else is dressed for swimming.
• You could get mistaken for the piñata.
• You could eat too much cake.
• You could throw up.

So when Alvin receives an invitation to a party—a girl’s party—how will he ever survive?

A humorous and touching series about facing your fears and embracing new experiences—with a truly unforgettable character—from author Lenore Look and New York Times bestselling and Caldecott Honor winning illustrator LeUyen Pham.

“Alvin’s a winner.” —New York Post
Series Praise

“A witty glossary and Pham’s simple yet expressive line drawings perfectly complement this appealing story about the refreshingly original, endearing Alvin.”
—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Look's . . . intuitive grasp of children's emotions is rivaled only by her flair for comic exaggeration."
—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Shares with Diary of a Wimpy Kid the humor that stems from trying to manipulate the world.”
Newsday