Poppy the Pirate Dog's New Shipmate (Candlewick Sparks) (Paperback)

By Liz Kessler, Mike Phillips (Illustrator)

Candlewick, 9780763680312, 64pp.

Publication Date: August 4, 2015

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (4/22/2014)

List Price: 4.99*
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Description

“This engaging book works equally well as a choice for independent readers or for reading aloud to younger children.” —Booklist

Poppy the pirate dog is lonely. Now that summer is over, Suzy and Tim have gone back to school, Mom and Dad are back at work, and there is no one around to help her bury treasure. When her family decides to get Poppy a friend to keep her company, she is thrilled. But her tiny new shipmate is not at all what she expected—or wanted! In her second full-color early reader, best-selling author Liz Kessler steers a course through the sometimes tumultuous waters of sibling rivalry through the eyes of a very funny and slightly neurotic pup.


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Praise For Poppy the Pirate Dog's New Shipmate (Candlewick Sparks)

The easy reader/beginning chapter book format, with its heavy, black typeface against plenty of clean white space and the simple sentences and vocabulary, is as inviting as the book’s endearing canine hero, and kids not quite ready for lengthier chapter books will find this title (the second in a series) a fine transitional bridge. Phillips’ frequent ink and watercolor illustrations are lively and entertaining, and ... Poppy and orange tiger-striped George are overall a pretty winsome pair.
—Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

With a simply written story and jaunty, expressive ink-and-watercolor illustrations, this engaging book works equally well as a choice for independent readers or for reading aloud to younger children. A fine addition to the Poppy the Pirate Dog series.
—Booklist Online