Mae and June and the Wonder Wheel (Hardcover)

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In this chapter book for young readers, June is thrilled to get a new neighbor: Mae! Soon the two of them are best friends and are having adventures determined by the Wonder Wheel that they spin each morning. Whether it’s pretending to be a dog for a day or collecting things that are blue, the girls never know what each day will bring. Also, June has a secret: her dog Sammy can talk, but only she can hear him. Will her new best friend believe her if she tells her? 

About the Author

Charise Mericle Harper is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the Just Grace series and the Next Best Junior Chef series. Charise lives in Oregon. Visit Charise at and on Twitter at @ChariseHarper.

Author and illustrator Ashley Spires is the creator of the Binky The Space Cat series of junior graphic novels, which have earned her numerous awards, including the Silver Birch Express and the Hackmatack. Her picture books, including Larf, Small Saul, and The Most Magnificent Thing, are known for providing readers, young and old, with a good laugh. When not drawing, she is often jogging with her dog Gordon or wrangling her three cats, Penny, Fran and Gracie. She lives in British Columbia.

Praise For…

"...a pretty irresistible pair."

"A pleasant addition about making new friends; hand to independent readers who enjoy animal and friendship stories."
–School Library Journal

Harper has written a cute new series opener featuring diverse characters that will appeal to a wide range of readers."

"The book’s short chapters, comic illustrations, and generous-sized font add to its appeal for newly minted independent readers." –Horn Book

...sweet-natured story..."
–Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9780544630635
ISBN-10: 0544630637
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: February 7th, 2017
Pages: 128
Language: English