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Poppy the Pirate Dog's New Shipmate

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Poppy the Pirate Dog's New Shipmate
Written by Liz Kessler
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763680311
ISBN-13: 9780763680312
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Poppy the Pirate Dog's New Shipmate

author: Liz Kessler
illustrator: Mike Phillips

series name:
Candlewick Sparks

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.

“This engaging book works equally well as a choice for independent readers or for reading aloud to younger children.” —Booklist
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0763680311 /  9780763680312
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Candlewick Spark / Paperback
age range:
5 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
64 / 6" x 9"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 4
Animals; Readers; Social Themes; Action & Adventure;
author’s comments:
Liz Kessler is the author of the first book about Poppy as well as the best-selling middle-grade series about half-mermaid Emily Windsnap, the Philippa Fisher series, and the novels A Year Without Autumn and North of Nowhere. She lives in Cornwall, England.
illustrator’s comments:
Mike Phillips has been illustrating children’s books for twenty years, from picture books for the very young to the gruesome Horrible Histories. He lives in a small fishing village in England with his family and dog, who, believe it or not, is also named Poppy.
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