3.19.2012

Jasper John Dooley: Star of the Week

I finally had the time and daylight to take photos of Ben's new books!  Jasper John Dooley is the first to come out this year and we are super excited about it.  It is a young reader (7+) chapter book written by Caroline Adderson and illustrated by Ben





Jasper John Dooley: Star of the Week 
by Caroline Adderson (author)
and Ben Clanton (illustrator)
Kids Can Press
March 1, 2012

At last, it's Jasper John Dooley's turn to be Star of the Week at school. Unfortunately, nothing turns out as planned. His Show and Tell falls flat. A new baby at his friend Ori's house steals his spotlight. And worst of all, the new baby has only-child Jasper wondering if his own family is too small. When Jasper decides to build himself a brother (named Earl) out of wood, Earl's schoolyard shenanigans send Jasper to the principal's office! But with a little help from family and friends, things turn around for Jasper. And by the time Friday arrives, he is once again sure that he has what it takes to be a star. 
Jasper John Dooley: Star of the Week is the first in a series of chapter books featuring a charismatic and funny central character. An only child with active, loving parents (and a most impressive lint collection), Jasper John Dooley is a true original.



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#1 for Ben's first book!

- Kelsey

2 comments:

  1. Got my copy! My son and I are so excited--excited to read it and get it signed (pretty please)!

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