Andy Shane, Hero at Last

Andy Shane, Hero at Last

By Jennifer Richard Jacobson; Abby Carter (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), Paperback, 9780763652937, 58pp.

Publication Date: October 25, 2011

A bicycle-decorating contest provides Andy with a humorous and highly appreciated opportunity to save the hometown parade.
There are two things Andy Shane wants more than anything to win the contest for best-decorated bike in the parade, and . . . to be a hero. He has a great idea for the bike part, although high-strung Dolores is upping the ante with her paper-daisy-covered helmets for her and her cat. But the second goal has Andy stumped, until the parade is in motion and his eagle eyes catch the reason why the drum corps has suddenly thrown the marchers out of whack. Pass the baton to a lovably low-key hero as he saves the day in a new adventure for early chapter-book readers.

About the Author
Jennifer Richard Jacobson is the author of several books for children and young readers. She lives in Cumberland, Maine.

BARBARA JOOSSE is the best-selling author of more than thirty books for children. She lives in a little stone house in Wisconsin. Visit her website at