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- Description<b>The hilarious and heartwarming story of a boy who tries to win a goldfish and winds up with FAR more than he bargained for . . .</b> A young boy wins a humongous new pet at the carnival, and before long, they become fast friends. But his parents are skeptical. After all, Nuncio doesn t even fit in the house! Will the gargantuan goldfish have to go? Or will the family find a way to give him the home he deserves? Fans of <i>Sparky</i> will flip for this whale of a tale from Audrey Vernick, author of <i>Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten?</i> and featuring illustrations from <i>Wow! City!</i> illustrator Robert Neubecker.
- Author Biography<b>Audrey Vernick</b> writes fiction and nonfiction for kids and teens. She never had a pet goldfish as a child, but she did have two gerbils named Guru Maharishi Darling 1 and 2. Audrey is a two-time recipient of the New Jersey Arts Council's fiction fellowship, and her books include the critically acclaimed <i>Brothers at Bat</i> and <i>Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten?</i> She lives near the ocean with her husband, son, daughter, and two dogs. For her next pet, Audrey really wants a baby goat. Visit her at AudreyVernick.com.<b>Robert Neubecker</b> draws for Slate.com, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, and the <i>New York Times</i>. He is the award-winning author-illustrator of <i>Wow! City!</i>, <i>Wow! Ocean!</i>, and <i>Linus the Vegetarian T. Rex</i>. Robert lives in Park City, Utah, with his family, dogs, cats, and lizards. Visit him at Neubecker.com.
- Author(s)Audrey Vernick
- PublisherAlfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
- Date of Publication12/04/2016
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintAlfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight272 g
- Width257 mm
- Height206 mm
- Spine8 mm
- Illustrator(s)Robert Neubecker
- Format DetailsLibrary binding,Cloth over boards
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