Bug

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Twelve-year old Bug is penniless and on the move again. Thanks to her dad's obsessive entrepreneurial streak, she finds herself fleeing the city under cover of darkness in search of a new hometown. Her arrival in rural Tichburg is especially noteworthy because her father has staked their future on a decrepit dump truck fill with unmatched running shoes that he plans to sell at Tichurg's Harvest Fair.

Luckily one of their first customers is ...

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Overview

Twelve-year old Bug is penniless and on the move again. Thanks to her dad's obsessive entrepreneurial streak, she finds herself fleeing the city under cover of darkness in search of a new hometown. Her arrival in rural Tichburg is especially noteworthy because her father has staked their future on a decrepit dump truck fill with unmatched running shoes that he plans to sell at Tichurg's Harvest Fair.

Luckily one of their first customers is Frogger, an easy-going country kid who convinces his skeptical new friend that there really can be life in the country -- if she can adapt to a different lifestyle. While her father busies himself with new ventures, Bug settles in to rural life with an overactive curiousity about everyone and everything in town.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781894323178
  • Publisher: Pokeweed Press
  • Publication date: 8/29/2007
  • Series: The Adventures of Bug and Frogger Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 144
  • Age range: 9 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Versatile and prolific, Frank B. Edwards has written 23 children's books (for ages 3 to 12), including juvenile novels, picture books and early readers. His first novel, "Frogger", was nominated for a Silver Birch Award. Frank's humorous picture books are popular with children, parents and teachers alike.

Tucson-based John Bianchi is a popular children's illustrator and author whose picture books have entertained millions of young readers since 1986. He has illustrated almost 50 children's books, including 15 of his own stories. His zany cartoon style is especially effective at bringing stories alive for beginning readers.

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