Frank and Lucky Get Schooled (Hardcover)

By Lynne Rae Perkins, Lynne Rae Perkins (Illustrator)

Greenwillow Books, 9780062373458, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 14, 2016

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Description

Newbery Medalist and bestselling author Lynne Rae Perkins introduces a boy (Frank) and a dog (Lucky) in this celebratory, wry, and happily unconventional introduction to the subjects children encounter in school. This beautifully illustrated, humorous, and insightful picture book offers a new twist on the classic boy-and-his-dog story

On a rainy day, Frank's parents take him to the shelter to get a new dog. That's how Frank finds Lucky, and from that moment on, they're inseparable. As Frank and Lucky venture out into the world around them, they discover they both have a lot to learn. Exploring their neighborhood teaches them about biology: Lucky learns all about squirrels, deer, and--unfortunately for Frank--skunks. Sharing a bed teaches them about fractions--what happens when one dog takes up three-quarters of the bed, or even the whole thing? They even learn different languages: Frank makes a friend who speaks Spanish and Lucky tries to learn Duck Who knew you could learn so much without ever setting foot inside a classroom?



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