Using simple text and cartoon-style illustrations, Charise Mericle Harper introduces young readers to a new graphic novel series, Bean Dog and Nugget.These two engaging characters capture young kids’ actions, reactions, conversations, imagination, and humor with spot-on accuracy. Kids will want to follow Bean Dog and Nugget and their adventures in each and every book in the series.
In The Ball, the first book in this series, Bean Dog and Nugget lose Bean Dog’s shiny new ball in a bush. They dream up elaborate and silly ways to get it back while they argue about who is actually going to go and get it. Enter Superdog and Ninja Nugget for a hilarious ending that kids will love and relate to.
IRA–CBC Children’s ChoiceNOMINEE 2014
About Charise Mericle Harper
CHARISE MERICLE HARPER has written and illustrated numerous children’s books, including Pink Me Up!; Cupcake; When Randolph Turned Rotten; and the Bean Dog and Nugget series. She lives in Mamaroneck, New York, with her husband and their two children. Charise… More about Charise Mericle Harper
Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers May 14, 2013| 48 Pages| 5-1/2 x 7| 5-8 years| ISBN 9780307977076