Petey and Pru and the Hullabaloo (Hardcover)

By Ammi-Joan Paquette, Joy Ang (Illustrator)

Clarion Books, 9780544038882, 30pp.

Publication Date: October 8, 2013



Petey is enjoying a peaceful afternoon of gardening when his good friend Pru starts to cause trouble. Petey reacts in turn, and before long, things have escalated from a scuffle to a tussle to a true hullabaloo

This beautifully illustrated story about the true meaning of friendship is packed with excitement and near disaster as well as vocabulary-expanding words that are fun to say and thrilling to master. Glossary.

About the Author

Ammi-Joan Paquette's previous books include The Tiptoe Guide to Tracking Fairies and The Tiptoe Guide to Tracking Mermaids, as well as the middle-grade novel Nowhere Girl. She lives outside Boston, Massachusetts, and can be found at Ang is the illustrator of I Will Not Read This Book by Cece Meng and Mustache Baby by Bridget Heos. She lives in Edmonton, Canada. Please visit her website at