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#03 The Ferret's a Foot
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By Colleen AF Venable
Illustrated by Stephanie Yue
©2011
Graphic Universe ™

Series: Guinea PIG, Pet Shop Private Eye

ISBN-10: 0-7613-5629-0
ISBN-13: 978-0-7613-5629-5

Pages: 48
Trim Size: 7 x 7 1/4
Dewey: 741.5'973
Reading Level: 3

Interest Level: 2-5
Ages: 7-11

ATOS Quiz #: 142174
ATOS AR Points: 0.50
ATOS: 2.40
Guided Reading: O*
Lexile Level: 350
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3 Review(s)
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by Colleen AF Venable

Mr. Venezi has put up a “help wanted” sign in the pet shop. He needs someone to keep track of the animals. But more help might mean he sells more pets, and the animals will have to leave t...
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About the Author
Colleen AF Venable grew up in the trees of Walden, New York….well, not very high up the trees, since she always got scared, but she did carve her name in a lot of low hanging boughs. Colleen had an older sister, a dog, a cat, a million fish, and an imaginary pet hamster named, yup you guessed it, Hamisher. Why have an imaginary friend when you can have an imaginary friend that can fit in your pocket! Colleen went to Wagner College and double majored in English and Studio Art, winning the award of "biggest dork" (aka first in her class) and writing plays which went on to be produced Off-Off-Broadway. Her whole life she always loved reading comics—Calvin and Hobbes, The Far Side, and she wore out her copy of the Muppets: Short, Green and Handsome—but it wasn't until she started to get into webcomics that she also fell in love with the idea of writing comics. Now Colleen lives in New York City and her day job is designing graphic novels for First Second Books while her night job is writing graphic novels about a not-so-imaginary-anymore hyperactive hamster named Hamisher. She thinks the world is a very lovely place.
About the Illustrator
Stephanie Yue grew up in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, and went to New York to study illustration. Currently, she lives in Providence, Rhode Island, and spends her days drawing, practicing kung fu, and making stuff.
Junior Library Guild Selection
School Library Journal Top Ten Graphic Novel
Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards
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"The Guinea PIG, Pet Shop Private Eye series continues to entertain, with cute animals, witty dialogue, and a solid mystery." --Booklist
School Library Journal
"The mystery, while uncomplicated and dotted with humorous moments, still allows for some basic deductive reasoning as readers search for the culprit.... Kids who have a thing for pets (which is a sizable group) and a hankering for humor will likely take to this title." --School Library Journal

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