Pete and Fremont (Hardcover)
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Purebred and razzle-dazzle pink, Pete the poodle is the biggest star in the Circus Martinez. But when he muffs a couple of flaming-hoop jumps, he gets bumped from the headliner spot. Pete's just about ready to roll over and play dead when he comes nose to nose with the new attraction, a supersized grizzly bear named Fremont. Pete quickly teaches Fremont that though the big top is no place for a rookie, it's a breeding ground for loyalty. This story is full of daredevil schemes, legendary letdowns, and stunning victories. But it's Pete and Fremont's friendship that ends up as the knock-'em-dead finale.
About the Author
JENNY TRIPP comes to the field of children's books from a diverse and illustrious career as a screenwriter. She's also written humor and travel pieces for various magazines. She lives in Essex, Connecticut.
JOHN MANDERS has illustrated more than a dozen award-winning books for children, including "Humphrey, Albert, and the Flying Machine" by Kathryn Lasky. He lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.