Reading Frenzy ~ An Independent Press Emporium
A selection of hand-picked gems from our downtown Portland store. Minimum order of $8.
From the publisher: James Kochalka's beloved all-ages series continues with another goofy
romp! When Johnny Boo announces a play date with his quiet new friend
Rocky the Rock, trusty sidekick Squiggle is left to find a new friend of
his own. How about this nice fellow named the Mean Little Boy? He sure
is fond of his butterfly net, and he's got a great game to play with
Squiggle... But wait a minute, maybe the Mean Little Boy isn't actually so
nice! It's up to Johnny Boo and Squiggle to find a way out of this
pickle. The fourth Johnny Boo book is packed with laughs and charm, with
just the gentlest touch of potty humor.
Neptune is an all ages story about a couple of kids and their big black dog Neptune, who may just have super powers. Adventurous siblings Erika and Patrick just started a new school, and their faithful Neptune is determined to get into the action, taking them on imaginary trips and all kinds of trouble. Aron Nels Steinke's bold drawing matches his playful, simple stories and sweet yet a bit snarky sense of humor.
Cats are all around! Count them, name them, hug them and chase them. The cat crazy little girls in The Super Crazy Cat Dance will show you how! Find the kitties in the park, find them on the moon, do a little cat dance and take a cat nap. Cute illustrations paired with silly rhymes make for an exciting and engaging book for new readers.
From the publisher: A young girl's midnight seance awakens a long-slumbering malevolent spirit . . .
A band of runaway orphans ally with an underground collective of saboteurs and plan a daring rescue of their friends, imprisoned in the belly of an industrial wasteland . . .
Two old friends draw closer to their goal of bringing together a pair of exiled toymakers in order to reanimate a mechanical boy prince . . .
As the fate of Wildwood hangs in the balance.
The third book in the Wildwood Chronicles is a rich, moving, and dazzling story, by turns funny and profound. Both Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis are at the height of their gifts with Wildwood Imperium.
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