Board Book: $4.49
FORMAT: Paperback Book & CD
When Ike Larue is "imprisoned" at the Igor Brotweiler Canine Academy, he tries everything to get sent home - weepy letters to his owner, even illness. In reality, Brotweiler is more like camp than prison, but still, Ike's not cut out for life without Mrs. LaRue & his creature comforts. Finally, he runs away only to find himself back in Snort City - just in time to save Mrs. LaRue's life.
Mark Teague is an award-winning children's book author/illustrator whose books include the How Do Dinosaurs series, his Dear Mrs. LaRue series, FIREHOUSE!, and recently his first novel, THE DOOM MACHINE, which received excellent reviews. Mark lives in New York state with his wife and their two daughters.
Audio CD & Paperback: $6.99
This coloring book is a fun-to-follow guide for every family that owns a cat or is considering adopting one. Simple pictures and clear, concise captions teach smart, safe ways for children to interact and bond with their pets. Tips include the importance of vaccinations, fresh water and food, and litter-box cleanliness, as well as suggestions for grooming and training.
Children and parents alike will benefit from this excellent resource and its helpful suggestions for looking after the family dog. Thirty easy-to-color illustrations are accompanied by kid-friendly captions that offer tips on providing pets with a safe and healthy environment, including how to feed, groom, and train canine companions.
Twins Meg and Charlie are moving into their great-great-aunt's hotel, and they're in for some surprises! The rundown hotel is full of cool old rooms, a rooftop garden, and even an elevator. There's also one big problem - it doesn't have any guests.
But when Meg and Charlie volunteer to look after a neighbor's golden retriever puppy, the fuzzy little furball gives them a great idea. They're going to transform their new home into an amazing hotel... for pets!
Kate Finch lives in a regular house with regular pets - but maybe she'll start a pet hotel of her own one day! Pet Hotel is her first series.
Gaby Howard loves volunteering at the local animal shelter. She plays with the kittens, helps to obedience train the dogs, and writes adoption advertisements so that the strays who live there can find their forever homes: places where they'll be loved and cared for, no matter what.
Gaby has been feeling like a bit of a stray herself lately. Her mother has recently been deported to Honduras, and Gaby is stuck living with her inattentive dad. She's confident that her mom will soon come home so that they can adopt Gaby's favorite shelter cat together, and start getting back to the way things used to be. When the cat's original owners turn up at the shelter, however, Gaby's plans for the perfect family seem to fall apart. But she's determined not to let go of her dream so easily.
Angela Cervantes is a writer and poet. Her poems and short stories have appeared in THE KANSAS CITY STAR and CHICKEN SOUP for the LATINO SOUL. She currently lives and writes in Kansas City where she founded the Latino Writers Collective.
Charles and Lizzie Peterson love puppies. Their family fosters these young dogs, giving them love and proper care, until they can find the perfect forever home.
Charles and his family are visiting relatives in the country when a stranger drops off a puppy. Mocha, a Bernese Mountain dog, was running around on the highway without a leash or tags. Can Charles find this adventurous pup a perfect place to live?
Ellen Miles loves dogs, which is why she has a great time writing Puppy Place books. And guess what? She loves cats, too! That's why she also came up with the series called Kitty Corner. Ellen lives in Vermont and loves to be outdoors every day, walking, biking, skiing, or swimming, depending on the season. She also loves to read, cook, explore her beautiful state, play with dogs, and hang out with friends and family. Visit her website at www.EllenMiles.net.