Bound To Stay Bound

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 See me play (I like to read)
 Author: Meisel, Paul

 Publisher:  Holiday House (2019)

 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: [26] p., col. ill., 26 cm

 BTSB No: 635585 ISBN: 9780823438327
 Ages: 4-8 Grades: K-3

 Subjects:
 Play -- Fiction
 Dogs -- Fiction
 Animals -- Fiction

Price: $20.18

Summary:
In this easy-to-read book, a playful pack of dogs chase a ball that is caught by a bird, a whale, and a lion.

Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: .50
   Points: .5   Quiz: 503693

Reviews:
   Kirkus Reviews (04/01/19)
   School Library Journal (06/01/19)
 The Hornbook (07/01/19)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 06/01/2019 PreS-Gr 1—The engaging pups introduced in See Me Run and See Me Dig return to chase an errant tennis ball across land and sea. The adventure beings simply with a hand holding a ball. When the ball is thrown, the pack chases it down the hill and through the lake. As various other animals confiscate the ball, the dogs— in hot pursuit —utilize a hot air balloon, a boat, and a car. The rumpus ends when the ball is swallowed by a lion. Another adventure seems imminent, however, as the dogs gaze expectantly at the same anonymous hand now holding a stick. The text is large font, incorporates simple sentence structure and repeated word use. Combined with the pictures, there is a definite and satisfying story line. Beginning readers will enjoy the ever-increasing absurdity in the sequence of events. Watercolor and ink outline, cartoon illustrations are clean and straightforward, but fall far short of awe-inspiring. VERDICT Beginning readers and fans of Meisel will enjoy this new installment.–Richelle Rose, Kenton County Public Library, KY - Copyright 2019 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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