More Adventures with Unlikely Friends!
Fox and Chick are off on three new adventures involving a boat ride, a mysterious box, and an early morning trip to see the sunrise. Despite the antics ensuing from their opposite personalities, the contradictory duo always manages to find a happy center. The second volume in the acclaimed series is an early chapter book in comic-book form tha’s perfect for emerging readers, while the sweet and funny characters and captivating art hold appeal for picture-book audiences as well.
Three silly and sweet stories about friendship
- The Quiet Boat Ride - A leisurely sail turns stressful when Fox has to calm Chick's fears of pirates and sea monsters.
- Chocolate Cake - Chick anxiously hopes there's a tasty treat in the mystery box.
- The Sunrise - When Chick makes them miss the sunrise, they make the best of it and stay for the sunset.
Praise for the first book in the series, Fox & Chick: The Party:
🏆 Theodor Suess Geisel Honor
🏆 NPR Best Books of the Year
🏆 New York Times Notable Children’s Book
🏆 Boston Globe Best Books of the Year
🏆 Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
🏆 School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
🏆 The Horn Book Magazine Fanfare Best Book of the Year
⭐"A winning choice as a confidence booster for children just learning to read."—School Library Journal, starred review
⭐"Three stories well suited to both reading newcomers and not-yet-reading listeners."—The Horn Book, starred review
"A subtle lesson, couched in humor: We can be friends with people who aren't just like us." —The New York Times
"A worthy heir to the classic Frog And Toad or Elephant & Piggie early readers, these playful vignettes have a subversive sense of humor that never becomes mean-spirited." —NPR
"Emergent readers (and lap-sit listeners) will gleefully appreciate the bonhomie of this 'frenemy' tale." —The San Francisco Chronicle
"This charmer blends graphic-novel and early-reader conventions for young readers not quite ready to tackle chapter books." —Booklist
"Simple, yet sophisticated." —Kirkus Reviews
See below for cover images, interior spreads and a full PDF of the book. To request a review copy or interview with the author, please contact Lara Starr at email@example.com