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Splotch

by Gianna Marino

PUBLISHED: 18th May 2017
ISBN: 9780451469571
ANNOTATION:
"Splotch was meant to be in his bowl when his boy got home from school--but he isn't there. There's only one conclusion: he must have run away. But when he mysteriously returns, all is well again. Except Splotch's distinctive spot has moved and the only explanation is that he has been changed by aliens"--Amazon.com.
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PUBLISHED: 18th May 2017
ISBN: 9780451469571
ANNOTATION:
"Splotch was meant to be in his bowl when his boy got home from school--but he isn't there. There's only one conclusion: he must have run away. But when he mysteriously returns, all is well again. Except Splotch's distinctive spot has moved and the only explanation is that he has been changed by aliens"--Amazon.com.

Annotation

"Splotch was meant to be in his bowl when his boy got home from school--but he isn't there. There's only one conclusion: he must have run away. But when he mysteriously returns, all is well again. Except Splotch's distinctive spot has moved and the only explanation is that he has been changed by aliens"--Amazon.com.

Publisher Description

An unsuspecting boy, his dead pet fish, and his well-intentioned mother make this a must-read for fans of The Bear Ate Your Sandwich and I Want My Hat Back.

Splotch was meant to be in his bowl when his boy got home from school--but he isn't there! There's only one conclusion- he must have run away. But when he mysteriously returns, all is well again. Except...Splotch's distinctive spot has movedand the only explanation is that he has been CHANGED BY ALIENS! When the spot moves yet again, it's clear something fishy is going on. This hilarious story poses the question that, when it comes to this family, who is protecting whom?

Spot-on kid-humor and splashy illustrationsare a signature of Gianna Marino's work. The perfect follow-up to I Am the Mountain Mouseand Night Animals, Splotch! will not disappoint!

Author Biography

Gianna Marino lives and works in Northern California, and loves to travel. She has a dog and a horse, but she prefers fish that live in large bodies of water.

For more about Gianna and her books, visit giannamarino.com.

Review

Reviews for Splotch "This isn't about grief; it's about anxious, humane, funny attempts to protect loved ones from sadness."--Kirkus Reviews

Review Quote

Reviews for Splotch : "This isn't about grief; it's about anxious, humane, funny attempts to protect loved ones from sadness."-- Kirkus Reviews

Product Details

Author
Gianna Marino
Publisher
Penguin Putnam Inc
Year
2017
ISBN-10
0451469577
ISBN-13
9780451469571
Format
Hardcover
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Illustrations, unspecified
Publication Date
2017-05-18
Pages
40
Audience Age
4-6
Language
English
Audience
Children/Juvenile