The Lonely Lake Monster by Suzanne SelforsThe Lonely Lake Monster by Suzanne Selfors

The Lonely Lake Monster

bySuzanne SelforsIllustratorDan Santat

Paperback | January 7, 2014

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Pearl Petal and Ben Silverstein can't wait for their first official day as apprentices of Dr. Woo, veterinarian for imaginary creatures. That is, until they are tasked with clipping the sasquatch's toenails.Gross!
Then Pearl spots a monster in the lake behind the hospital. Even though they were told not to leave the building foranyreason, Pearl sets off for a closer look, with Ben trailing cautiously behind.
The outing goes awry when Ben is captured by the creature and held hostage on an island in the middle of the lake. It's up to Pearl to hatch a rescue mission. Will she save the day or cement her reputation as the town troublemaker? And will the hospital'ssecretpatient be able to help?
Suzanne Selfors takes readers on an incredible adventure full of mythical creatures and astonishing discoveries that are anythingbutimaginary.
This book includes bonus writing, art, and science activities that will help readers discover more about the mythological creatures featured inThe Lonely Lake Monster. These activities are designed for the home and the classroom. Enjoy doing them on your own or with friends!

Suzanne Selfors is the author of the Imaginary Veterinary series, the Smells Like Dog series,Fortune's Magic Farm,To Catch a Mermaid, and many other books. Though no lake monsters have been spotted in the stormy sea near her home, the waters are infested with giant octopuses and geoducks. When not beachcombing, she's busy writing books...
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Title:The Lonely Lake MonsterFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.75 × 5.25 × 0.75 inPublished:January 7, 2014Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316225614

ISBN - 13:9780316225618

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"The story is imaginative, fast paced, and absorbing. Pages fly as readers race to find out how Pearl will get out of the tangle of mistakes she's made...A fun ride."-School Library Journal