Reading Frenzy ~ An Independent Press Emporium
A selection of hand-picked gems from our downtown Portland store. Minimum order of $8.
From the publisher: James Kochalka's beloved all-ages series continues with another goofy
romp! When Johnny Boo announces a play date with his quiet new friend
Rocky the Rock, trusty sidekick Squiggle is left to find a new friend of
his own. How about this nice fellow named the Mean Little Boy? He sure
is fond of his butterfly net, and he's got a great game to play with
Squiggle... But wait a minute, maybe the Mean Little Boy isn't actually so
nice! It's up to Johnny Boo and Squiggle to find a way out of this
pickle. The fourth Johnny Boo book is packed with laughs and charm, with
just the gentlest touch of potty humor.
Mr. Sloth gets a surprise phone call saying he's won a shopping spree downtown but must be there in three hours. That's barely enough time for a sloth so away he goes and shenanigans ensue.
Neptune is an all ages story about a couple of kids and their big black dog Neptune, who may just have super powers. Adventurous siblings Erika and Patrick just started a new school, and their faithful Neptune is determined to get into the action, taking them on imaginary trips and all kinds of trouble. Aron Nels Steinke's bold drawing matches his playful, simple stories and sweet yet a bit snarky sense of humor.
Amazing! Terrific! Number one! The Super-Duper Dog Park is a magical place where words, pictures, and dogs come together. If you are a true dog lover, you may enter a land full of pups to snuggle, play, and ride wild horses with! Charming, colorful illustrations and a simple but action filled story will engage and entertain new readers
From the publisher: A young girl's midnight seance awakens a long-slumbering malevolent spirit . . .
A band of runaway orphans ally with an underground collective of saboteurs and plan a daring rescue of their friends, imprisoned in the belly of an industrial wasteland . . .
Two old friends draw closer to their goal of bringing together a pair of exiled toymakers in order to reanimate a mechanical boy prince . . .
As the fate of Wildwood hangs in the balance.
The third book in the Wildwood Chronicles is a rich, moving, and dazzling story, by turns funny and profound. Both Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis are at the height of their gifts with Wildwood Imperium.
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