When Ben Silverstein is sent to the rundown town of Buttonville to spend the summer with his grandfather, he's certain it will be the most boring vacation ever. That is, until his grandfather¹s cat brings home what looks like . . . a baby More...
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Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
When Ben Silverstein is sent to the rundown town of Buttonville to spend the summer with his grandfather, he's certain it will be the most boring vacation ever. That is, until his grandfather¹s cat brings home what looks like . . . a baby dragon?Enter Pearl Petal, a local girl with an eye for adventure, who helps Ben take the wounded dragon to the only veterinarian in town -- the mysterious Dr. Woo. No one knows where Dr. Woo came from or why she's moved into the old button factory and renamed it Dr. Woo's Worm Hospital. But as Ben and Pearl discover once they are inside, Dr. Woo's isn't a worm hospital at all -- it's actually a secret hospital for Imaginary Creatures.After Ben accidentally leaves the hospital's front door unlocked, a rather large, rather stinky, andveryhairy beast escapes into Buttonville. Ben and Pearl are tasked with retrieving the runaway creature, and what started out as the most boring vacation ever becomes the story of a lifetime.In this irresistible new series, Suzanne Selfors takes readers on a wild journey filled with mythical creatures and zany adventures that are anythingbutimaginary.
Dan Santat is the illustrator of the acclaimed OH NO! (OR HOW MY SCIENCE PROJECT DESTROYED THE WORLD) by Mac Barnett and CHICKEN DANCE by Tammi Sauer, as well as the creator of Disney's THE REPLACEMENTS. Dan is well-known as an artist extraordinaire, but his superhero career has not gone as well. Dan and his bruised ego live in Alhambra, California.