The Small Press Spotlight has another book from Holiday House for you this week. Zooni Tales: Keep It Up, Plucky Pup is slated to release on October 10, 2023, and The Beat has a cover reveal along with a sneak peek at a few pages.
Created by Vikram Madan, the book is a young reader comic that is also great to read aloud with the whole family. Check out the synopsis from the publisher here:
Fans of Baloney and Friends and Narwhal and Jelly will love this rhyming early graphic novel series with loads of laughs and silly gaffs, from a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honoree.Zooni the dog has lost a shoe. Come on and help with the rescue! It might be here, or over there. Why don’t we go and ask the bear? Join the fun with Zooni and the zoo crew—you’ll love them, too!Dog Man meets Dr. Seuss in this fabulously furry young graphic novel that pairs rollicking rhyme with an irresistible pooch. Kid-friendly wordplay makes phonics fun, while charming illustrations follow Zooni through colorful mishaps and dog naps. Never fear! Zooni’s pals are always near. Whether they’re lost at sea or climbing a tree, these loyal friends stick together through every adventure.Told in three full-length stories and two mini-comics, tails will be wagging for this fuzzy, four-legged star. A perfect fit for read-alouds and newly independent readers.
Zooni Tales: Keep It Up, Plucky Pup is available for preorder here.