Larry Gets Lost in the Twin Cities (Hardcover)

By John Skewes (Illustrator), John Skewes, Michael Mullin

Little Bigfoot, 9781570617546, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 21, 2012

List Price: 17.99*
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In Larry the adorable pooch's latest adventure, he goes on vacation with Pete and his family to Minneapolis/St. Paul. As usual, in hot pursuit of a tempting treat, he gets separated from his family and frantically tries to find them again. Along the way he discovers some of the city's most fun and interesting landmarks and cultural attractions, including:

Mall of America
Hiawatha Line (light rail)
Mary Tyler Moore statue
Minnehaha Falls
Foshay Tower
Mill Ruins Park
St. Anthony Falls/locks
The New Guthrie Theater
Walker Art Center sculpture park (Spoonbridge)
Lake Harriet (St. Paul)
High Bridge
Rice Park (Peanuts sculptures)
Mickey's Diner
Summit Avenue

About the Author

John Skewes is a professional illustrator living in Seattle. He began work as a product designer and character artist for Disney Consumer Products before leaving to start his own company, Retrodyne Industries in 2001. His clients include Warner Bros., Hanna-Barbera, Fox, Pixar, and Simon & Schuster. As the creator and illustrator of the award-winning Larry Gets Lost™ children's book series, John has followed Larry from the southern tip of Texas to tiny Nome, Alaska, and been lost several times himself. He has illustrated over 20 children's books, including the Flintstones, Tom and Jerry, and Alvin and the Chipmunks.

Michael Mullin lives in LA, but grew up in New England, where all his sports allegiances remain. He is the author of the TaleSpins™ books for young adults: 8: The Previously Untold Story of the Previously Unknown 8th Dwarf, The Plight and Plot of Princess Penny, and the upcoming Jack'd.

Praise For Larry Gets Lost in the Twin Cities

"Like a doggy Forrest Gump, the start of Larry Gets Lost in the Twin Cities unwittingly takes readers on an entertaining, informative tour of our towns. The well-traveled pooch wanders away from his owners at the Mall of America and weaves his way past our fave landmarks."
MPLS.ST.PAUL magazine 

"A great little book perfect for introducing kids to some of the best sites in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area."
—Motherhood Moment

“Larry’s adventure takes him past some of the most famous Twin Cities landmarks… Michael Mullin and John Skewes did their homework.”
—Lu & Bean Read