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DescriptionLike most dogs, Pierre, a French bulldog, loves the excitement of digging things up. He hoards his treasures in a hole in the backyard and then makes space for more. One day Pierre tosses some old stuff into the trash can, but he forgets to recycle. Now, instead of being transformed into new things, that plastic bottle and newspaper will sit in a landfill forever! Well, not if Pierre has anything to do with it. He chases the garbage truck through town, but will he catch it in time, or will those treasures be trash forever? From author Kate Louise comes Pierre the French Bulldog Recycles--a quirky and fun lesson about the importance of recycling. Bethany Straker's expressive illustrations make this adorable pup come to life on every page and are sure to get kids thinking about the importance of saving the environment one small piece of trash at a time. Sky Pony Press, with our Good Books, Racehorse and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of books for young readers--picture books for small children, chapter books, books for middle grade readers, and novels for young adults. Our list includes bestsellers for children who love to play Minecraft; stories told with LEGO bricks; books that teach lessons about tolerance, patience, and the environment, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
March 10, 2015
8.3 X 0.6 X 8.1 inches | 0.7 pounds
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About the Author
Kate Louise is a YA and children's book author. She recently graduated from university with a first-class BA (honors) degree in fine art painting. Her first picture book, The Upside-Down Fish, publishes in early 2015 (Sky Pony Press). She lives with her family, her partner, and a cocker spaniel named Freddie in Cheshire, England. Bethany Straker is an illustrator of picture books and magazines. Her work often leans toward the humorous and has been described as "somewhere between the stylings of a Steve Fiorilla and a Mike Judge series" (filmmonthly.com). She enjoys the little visual details that others may not notice, loves drawing the grotesque, and champions the underdog. She has illustrated numerous children's books, including Smelly Ghost, A Curious Robot on Mars!, Springy Chicken, The Spotty Dotty Daffodil, and more. She lives with her husband and dog, Alf, in Kent, England.