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Hot Diggity Dogs

Hot Diggity Dogs

Ready, Set, Dogs! (Volume 2)

Stephanie Calmenson and Joanna Cole; illustrations by Heather Ross

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Dog-lovers Kate and Lucie are back with more four-legged adventures! A new hot dog stand opens in town and the girls rush to try it out. The food is delicious, and the company is hard to beat—Molly and Wally have two hot-dog dogs of their own: Ketchup and Mustard. Almost as soon as the stand opens, though, Ketchup and Mustard have gone missing. It's up to Kate and Lucie to save the day, all the while dodging goofy boys and participating in the Bark-in-the-Park dog competition. These girls mean business!

Hot Diggity Dogs by Stephanie Calmenson is the second book in the Ready, Set, Dogs! series, a fun and sweet read for dog lovers everywhere.


Summer Sizzles

Two dogs were trotting side by side down the street. They both had collars with pink dog bones hanging down.

One dog was mostly white with tan spots, tan patches around her eyes, and dark brown...

Praise for Hot Diggity Dogs

“Good-natured banter and silliness move the story along at a brisk pace.” —Publishers Weekly on No Dogs Allowed

“This fun, quick read will have young dog lovers sitting up and begging for the next book in the series.” —School Library Journal on No Dogs Allowed


Reviews from Goodreads

Stephanie Calmenson and Joanna Cole; illustrations by Heather Ross

Joanna Cole is the bestselling author of the Magic School Bus franchise. Joanna, a former elementary school teacher, has also written many bestselling picture books for children.

Stephanie Calmenson's books have been called "marvelous" (Publishers Weekly), "lyrical" and "hilarious" (School Library Journal), and "sweet, funny, and right on the mark" (Booklist).

Heather Ross is the creator of Crafty Chloe and the illustrator of many books including Iva Honeysuckle Discovers the World and Mo Wren, Lost and Found.

Joanna Cole

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