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Houndsley and Catina Plink and Plunk: Candlewick Sparks (Paperback)

Houndsley and Catina Plink and Plunk: Candlewick Sparks By James Howe, Marie-Louise Gay (Illustrator) Cover Image
By James Howe, Marie-Louise Gay (Illustrator)
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This Candlewick Sparks title offers newly independent readers the chance to experience early fiction from one of today’s most talented author-and-illustrator teams.

Houndsley loves to canoe. Catina loves to ride bikes. But when Houndsley takes Catina out canoeing, she chatters the whole time, drowning out the sounds Houndsley loves, like the call of birds or the plink and plunk of the paddles. And when Catina wants to go biking, Houndsley balks at going. What is wrong with Catina? And what is wrong with Houndsley? From the creators of the E. B. White Read Aloud winner Houndsley and Catina comes another adventure about a charming pair of friends.

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Praise For…

A sweetly engaging story…energetic watercolors brim with personality and humor.
—Kirkus Reviews

With an engaging story, wonderful illustrations, and memorable characters, this title will be a real treat for children who are learning how to read on their own.
—Looking Glass Review

Illustrations glow with warmth and good spirits…an encouraging book on overcoming fears.

The message is clear. With the support of true friends a person can overcome just about any obstacle or hurdle... This might open up an interesting dialogue.
—BookLoons Reviews

An excellent book that teaches the value of friends and how they can help a person overcome a secret fear, this is always a great story for beginning readers.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780763666408
ISBN-10: 0763666408
Publisher: Candlewick
Publication Date: April 9th, 2013
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Candlewick Sparks