Dear readers of Seraphina Reads, today we have the wonder new children book of Pepper Springfield. She shy and funny and has lots of adventures to tell. Let's meet her and her new book.
Dean Bob and Lou Tweet can't wait to perform in the first-ever Bonefish Street Elementary School Pet Show. They've practiced their performances over and over again, and together with their pets, they're ready to shine!
But it looks like their families, the Tweets, who are neat, and the Bobs, who are slobs, aren't going to make getting to the show easy. What will happen when the Tweets and Bobs have a showdown before the show? And what if all that fighting makes Dean Bob too nervous for his performance? Find out in another wacky family saga full of pets, school antics, and two very silly families!
This second book in the Bobs and Tweets series is filled with full-color, illustrations and high-interest rhymes that's just right for reluctant readers. It's Dr. Seuss meets Captain Underpants wrapped into one zany school adventure! So go ahead, read and laugh with the Bobs and Tweets!
The Guest post
Hi, I am Pepper. Thank you for inviting me to guest blog for you. I love Seraphina Reads and I am honored to be here.
I am excited to tell you about, Perfecto Pet Show, starring the Bobs and the Tweets of Bonefish Street. This is the second book in a series about two families—the rowdy, loud, and out of control Bobs—and the neat, meticulous and very anxious, Tweets. They live across the street from each other and have a lot of the same issues that famous fictional feuding families have had for generations (think the Hatfields vs. McCoys; The Starks vs. The Lannisters; or even the Capulets vs. the Montagues from Verona in “Romeo and Juliet”—ok I’m sure you get the point).
I like to position this series squarely between Dr. Seuss and Captain Underpants—it is for children who may or may not like to read. And for the adults—family members, friends, or teachers—who want to have some fun during read aloud or read together time with the kids in their lives.
In my day job, as head of Scholastic Reading Club (I only recently came out as Pepper Springfield (see the article here), I meet many, many kids who aren’t necessarily great readers but who do gravitate to funny, rhyming, colorful books.
So, the brilliant illustrator, Kristy Caldwell (http://www.kristycaldwell.com/), and I are building a community of wacky—but very relatable—characters having all kinds of hilarious adventures.
At the heart of the series are Lou Tweet and Dean Bob—the two youngest members of each family who are DEFINITELY NOT like the rest of their tribes. Lou, a Tweet, is actually quite rambunctious and on the slobby side; and Dean, a member of the Bob family really prefers to be neat and lead a calm and orderly life.
(Dean Bob, having to wash his dog Chopper after an all Bobs mac and cheese food fight)
In Perfecto Pet Show Lou and Dean have to perform with their pets—Pretty Kitty and Chopper—in their teacher, Ms. Pat’s Kid-Pet Talent Show.
A kid-pet talent show should be a stress-free, fun way to spend a Saturday afternoon. But when the bicycle-riding Tweets crash on the Bobs’ huge skateboard ramp on the way to the show and have to be picked up in the smelly, messy Bob Van; the kids in Ms. Pat’s class and their pets have all kinds of issues; and Dean gets paralyzing stage fright, things are not so stress-free. Fortunately, Lou comes to her best friend’s rescue with a rock ‘n’ roll number, and the Bobs and the Tweets avoid a battle royale and actually help each other out.
I hope you enjoy Perfecto Pet Show and please check out the first in my Bobs and Tweets series as well, Meet the Bobs and Tweets. I love to hear from readers so please feel free to email me at Pepper@pepperspringfield.com.