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Welcome to the Bed and Biscuit

author: Joan Carris
illustrator: Noah Z. Jones

Grampa Bender wouldn't be able to run the Bed and Biscuit animal boardinghouse without the help of Ernest the pig, Gabby the mynah bird, and Milly the cat. In fact, the three animals have always thought of themselves as Grampa's family and they assumed he felt the same way. But when Grampa comes home with a mysterious bundle and stops paying attention to his loyal companions, they start to question his affections. Engaging illustrations by Noah Z. Jones, capturing every endearing trait of this oddball family, complement Joan Carris's humorous, heartwarming book for middle-grade readers.

Grampa's menagerie of pets are rubbed the wrong way when a needy little critter arrives in this lighthearted chapter book.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$5.99 / $7.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763671908 /  9780763671907
on sale date:
02/2014
type/format:
Fiction - First Chapter Book / EBook
age range:
6 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
128 / N/A
grade range:
Grade 1 - Grade 4
 
subjects:
Animals; Family; Humorous Stories;
author’s comments:
Joan Carris, the author of the Bed and Biscuit series, has published more than a dozen books for children. She lives in Beaufort, North Carolina.
illustrator’s comments:
Noah Z. Jones illustrated the Bed and Biscuit stories as well as Dance With Me, Those Shoes, The Monster in the Backpack, and Not Norman. He lives in Camden, Maine.
 
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