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Category: Book
By (author): Reynolds, Aaron
Illustrated By: Santat, Dan
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General
  JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
  JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship
Audience: children/juvenile
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Published: April 2018
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 40
Size: 11.00in x 8.50in
Our Price:
$ 23.50
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*

Aaron Reynolds, the author ofNerdy BerdyandCreepy Carrots! teams up with Dan Santat, the Caldecott–winning illustrator behindThe Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friendto create the hilarious, gnarly summer adventure picture book,Dude!

Dude! You have to read this book.

It's totally about this platypus and this beaver who are friends. They want to go surfing but dude, there's this shark who's in the ocean, too.

But don't worry. This shark approaches and you'll never guess what happens.

Review Quote*

"Surprises, mayhem, potty humor, sharks, and ice cream: What's not to like?" -Kirkus Reviews,starred review

"A hilarious and rollicking adventure using just one word." -Booklist,starred review

Praise for Aaron Reynolds' Nerdy Birdy series:

"Very funny and full of hope-and feathers." -Kirkus Reviews,starred review

"It's the entertaining birds-of-a-feather friendship dynamic that's the biggest tweet, er, treat for readers." -Horn Book

Praise for Dan Santat'sAfter the Fall:

"Luminous." -Horn Book,starred review

"I was so genuinely surprised by the book's conclusion that I won't spoil it. It's always gratifying to see how an artist can turn even the most familiar tale into something new." -New York Times

"The final twist in this totally original next chapter of a Mother Goose's classic offers a stunningly triumphant ending that will take your breath away." -NPR

Biographical Note

Aaron Reynolds is aNew York Times–bestselling author of many highly hilarious books for kids, includingCarnivores;Chicks and Salsa;Joey Fly, Private Eye; the Caldecott Honor bookCreepy Carrots!;Nerdy Birdy; and its follow-up,Nerdy Birdy Tweets. He lives in the Chicago area with his wife, two kids, four cats, and between three and ten fish, depending on the day.

Dan Santatis theNew York Times bestselling author and illustrator ofThe Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend,Are We There Yet?,andAfter the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again). His artwork is also featured in numerous picture books, chapter books, and middle grade novels, including Dav Pilkey'sRicky Ricottaseries. Dan lives in Southern California with his wife, two kids, and many, many pets.