Porcupine bakes cookies, watches a monster movie, and gets scared in the dark when his two best friends sleep over.
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Doug Cushman is the creator of many favorite mystery stories for young readers featuring such memorable heroes as the intrepid Aunt Eater, the grasshopper gumshoe Inspector Hopper, and the ace reporter Dirk Bones. He has also illustrated many books written by other authors, including Jack Prelutsky's What a Day It Was at School! He lives in Paris, France.From Publishers Weekly:
The prospect of a sleepover can be both exciting and scary for the younger elementary school child. This exuberant I Can Read captures both reactions in four low-key and satisfyingly funny stories. Porcupine invites his two best friends to spend the night. Owl wants to try out a new cookie recipe, but the three buddies eat the batter up before they get into the oven. Otter wants to watch "Monster Bat" on TV, and they all end up scared silly. In the last story, they squabble over places in the double bed and each confronts his own personal "monster." Cushman's humorous line drawings, washed in color, are well matched to the text. Newcomers to the I Can Read line as well as fans of Arnold Lobel's Frog and Toad will warm to these three amigos. Ages 4-8.
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Book Description Harpercollins Childrens Books, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060222484
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