Stick Dog dreams of ice cream [electronic resource] / Tom Watson.
- ISBN: 9780062278081 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
The Stick Dog series continues in author-illustrator Tom Watson's hilarious Stick Dog Dreams of Ice Cream. In the follow-up to Stick Dog, Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog, and Stick Dog Chases a Pizza, Stick Dog and his pals are back, but this time the temperature is rising and they're all feeling the heat. They need cold, cold ice cream on this hot, hot day. It will take all of Stick Dog's smarts to guide his friends to a scrumptious ice cream feast. They'll battle a water-attacking machine, discover rainbow puddles, and chase the strangest, loudest truck they've ever seen. But there's a looming threat to their mission—Stick Dog gets spotted by a human. And the police are on his tail. If he's captured, Stick Dog may never see his friends again. If he escapes, it's ice cream for everyone. Perfect for fans of Big Nate, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and the previous Stick Dog books.
|Target Audience Note:||
Text Difficulty 3
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
4.6 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. New York : HarperCollins, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 6277 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2015 April #1
Stick Dog and his stray canine companionsâKaren, Mutt, Poo Poo, and Stripeâreturn for another adventure, this time attempting to beat the summer heat. They start off on a quest for drinking water but are soon redirected when they notice an ice cream truck and the tasty drips it leaves behind. The heist, masterminded by the ever-diplomatic leader Stick Dog, is executed with precision despite his clueless comrades. As in the earlier books, the humor derives from the dogs' naÃ¯vetÃ©, narrator asides, and comical artwork. Perfect for fans of Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid series or Lincoln Peirce's Big Nate series. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.
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