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Dog and Bear: Tricks and Treats

Dog and Bear: Tricks and Treats

Dog and Bear Series

Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Roaring Brook Press


Ready for a treat? How about a trick or two? Dog and Bear are back in three new Halloween stories that are sure to delight their many fans and win them new ones. Join them as they search for the perfect costume, hand out candy to trick-or-treaters (or not!), and then go trick-or-treating themselves in this latest installment by award-winning author Laura Vaccaro Seeger.

This title has Common Core connections.

A Neal Porter Book

Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year

Praise for Dog and Bear: Tricks and Treats

“The simple text is satisfying in its specificity and characterizations, while the illustrations support the text and illuminate the characters' emotions.” —The Horn Book

“Full of simple wordplay and kindhearted irony, each mini-story begins with a title and ends with a clever twist. The humor strengthens the friendship of the eager and fun-loving characters in an amusing and inclusive way.” —School Library Journal

“Dog and Bear return just in time for Halloween . . . All the elements that made this series titles such a hit are here . . . Seeger's tricks are readers' treats.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Seeger skillfully sketches the characters' emotions and humor, and the "gotcha" zingers that wrap up all three stories will leave readers with a smile.” —Publisher's Weekly

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Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Among Laura Vaccaro Seeger's many acclaimed books for young readers are First the Egg, a Caldecott Honor Book and Geisel Honor Book, Green, a Caldecott Honor Book, and the first in this series, Dog and Bear: Two Friends, Three Stories, winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award.

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