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Safari Pug
By (author): Laura James Illustrated by: Eglantine Ceulemans
Laura James ,

Illustrated by :

Eglantine Ceulemans


Bloomsbury Children's Books



Product Form:


Form detail:

Paperback , Trade


Juvenile: Age (years) 6 - 9
Aug 07, 2018
Print Run: 30000
$9.50 CAD


7.83in x 5.24 x 0.35 in | 170 gr

Page Count:

112 pages
Bloomsbury Children's Books
JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories

Follow a charming pug whose appetite leads him into trouble in this illustrated chapter book for fans ofBad KittyandDiva and Flea.

After Pug and his best friend, Lady Miranda, have a scary run-in with a lion (it might be hiding under the bed), Miranda decides Pug must face his fears-on a safari adventure! Pug becomes a bit of a scaredy-cat when he finds out he'll go nose-to-nose with a rare lion cub.

But when he realizes the safari animals are in trouble, can Pug embrace his wild side and save the day?

Laura Jamesis the author ofCaptain Pug andCowboy Pug. Her love of storytelling began at an early age and led her to study film and writing for young people at Bath Spa University in England. The adventures of Pug are based on the antics of her own very adventurous dogs, Brian and Florence. Laura lives in the west of England.

Ã?glantine Ceulemans
was born in Belgium, where she spent her childhood devouring comics before moving to France to study illustration. Besides drawing, she loves riding her blue bicycle, cooking (which she is not very good at), and cleaning windows (which she is very good at). Ã?glantine lives in Lyon, France.


“With plenty of fun, outlandish scenarios, and a few new friends, this is sure to please.” —Booklist on COWBOY PUG

“Another fun read.” —Kirkus Reviews on COWBOY PUG

“Pug is a fun, engaging character, while Lady Miranda is caring and will remind young readers of Fancy Nancy and Eloise. . . . Fans of dogs and animal adventures will have a hard time putting this one down.” —School Library Journal on CAPTAIN PUG

“Newcomer James creates a quirky, mixed-up setting . . . and Ceulemans's airy pen-and-ink drawings, accented with peach and bright blue, draw out the story's physical comedy.” —Publishers Weekly on CAPTAIN PUG

“Offers likable characters in sweet, devoted, and clueless Pug and his privileged young white mistress . . . their silly, simple adventure is sure to please young Anglophiles (and pugophiles).” —Kirkus Reviews on CAPTAIN PUG

“This charming chapter book will delight young readers ready to tackle longer stories. The breezy tone and adventurous plot will keep the pages turning, while comical illustrations--accented with blue and red--add to the fun. This playful story is sure to make a splash with fans of Alex T. Smith's Claude books or Kate DiCamillo's Mercy Watson series.” — Booklist on CAPTAIN PUG

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