- 2 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
- 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 3 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Bagley Public Library||E R (Text)||33500012679874||Main||Available||-|
|Climax Public Library||E R (Text)||33500012679882||Main||Checked out||12/10/2019|
|Thief River Falls Public Library||e REY (Text)||35500006043937||Main||Available||-|
- ISBN: 1626726035
- ISBN: 9781626726031
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2018.
|Summary, etc.:||A platypus and a beaver who love surfing encounter a shark -- with unexpected results.|
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2018 March #2
*Starred Review* A platypus and a beaver head out for a day of surfing, and despite the warning signs posted on the rocky shore and an unexpected addition to their duo, they have a hilarious and rollicking adventure using just one word, over and over: Dude. The consummately entertaining story line encourages not judging a book by its cover (nor a shark by its fins), and recalls all the summer sweetness of making a new friend at the beach. And then there's the art. Caldecott medalist Santat makes the book shine with great skill in pacing and perspective, and the characters' expressions, the action-packed layout, and the dynamic fonts are a win-win-win. It's incredible how much emotion can be milked from a single well-illustrated word. They range from a thin black-lined "dude?" to a rainbow-colored "DUUUDE!" and the drama, humor, personalities, conflicts, and resolutions come through fantastically. From spot art on white pages to full-bleed spreads to comic-style panels, there's a lot to see, multitudes of meaning in a single syllable, a plethora of educational applicability, and oh so much fun to be had, dude. Preschool-Grade 2. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.
Aaron Reynolds is a New York Timesâbestselling author of many highly hilarious books for kids, including Carnivores; Chicks and Salsa; Joey Fly, Private Eye; the Caldecott Honor book Creepy 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 Santat is the New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend, Are We There Yet?, and After 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's Ricky Ricotta series. Dan lives in Southern California with his wife, two kids, and many, many pets.
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