Tammi Sauer, former teacher and library media specialist, is the author of Princess in Training. She lives in Edmond, Oklahoma. Visit her website at www.tammisauer.com. Michael Slack is the illustrator of Edgar Allan Poe's Pie. He lives in Lafayette, California. Visit his website at www.slackart.com.
It's darn near impossible to resist such an earnest, toothy
--Kirkus Sauer creates kindly characters and hits sweetly humorous notes throughout, avoiding a lesson-heavy tone. . . . [a] funny friendship tale.
--Publishers Weekly The text's cadence is well-timed for sharing aloud, and both narrative and illustrations zing with humorous touches. An entertaining tale that sends a positive message about the power of friendship and the importance of individuality.
--School Library Journal Incorporate this into fish- or shark-themed storytimes or share with Finding Nemo fans--either way, kids are likely to snap it up hook, line, and sinker.
--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books Slack's bright blue scenes are full of action, reaction, and witty details.