Stinky Spike the Pirate Dog (Read & Bloom) (Paperback)
Continuing the Read & Bloom line for newly independent readers comes a delightfully funny, boy-friendly series . . .
Meet Stinky Spike!
Ahoy! When this shipyard pup gets lost at sea, he's rescued by a crew of stinky pirates led by Captain Fishbeard. Spike must prove to the captain he can be a real pirate. Luckily, Stinky Spike has the best nose on the seven seas, and he uses it to sniff out all kinds of treasure. But what happens when Spike's sense of smell leads him to some very strange loot?
About the Author
Paul Meisel is the author and illustrator of I See a Cat (2017) and See Me Run (2012), both Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Books. He has illustrated more than 70 books from early readers to picture books, including How to Talk Cat by Jean Craighead George. Paul has also illustrated for the New York Times, the Boston Globe, the Harvard Business Review, and a number of other publications. He lives in Connecticut.
“With funny characters and an engaging yet simple plotline, this will fly off the shelves.” —School Library Journal
“The character-driven story line is simple, yet there is a complexity in the wonderful sensory language. . . . This is a must-purchase for libraries with growing or solid collections of early reader chapter books. ” —School Library Journal on STINKY SPIKE AND THE ROYAL RESCUE
“This imaginary rumpus is just right for beginners to successfully read and reread.” —Kirkus Reviews on SEE ME RUN