Buddy and Earl Go Exploring

Buddy and Earl Go Exploring

Written by: Fergus, Maureen
Illustrated by: Sookocheff, Carey
From the series: Buddy and Earl
ages 4 to 7 / grades K to 2

Our favorite odd-couple friends explore the wilds of their house after dark in book two of the Buddy and Earl series.

Buddy is just settling in for the night when Earl announces that he’s going on a trip.

Where will Earl go? Wherever the road leads him, of course!

Before Buddy knows it, he and Earl are off on another grand adventure. While exploring the wilds of the kitchen, they see wondrous sights, make delicious discoveries and even encounter a couple of unusual monsters.

This second book in the best-selling Buddy and Earl series reunites the dog who likes to play by the rules and the hedgehog who knows no limits.

Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.1
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.3
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.2.3
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

Our favorite odd-couple friends explore the wilds of their house after dark in book two of the Buddy and Earl series.

Buddy is just settling in for the night when Earl announces that he’s going on a trip.

Where will Earl go? Wherever the road leads him, of course!

Before Buddy knows it, he and Earl are off on another grand adventure. While exploring the wilds of the kitchen, they see wondrous sights, make delicious discoveries and even encounter a couple of unusual monsters.

This second book in the best-selling Buddy and Earl series reunites the dog who likes to play by the rules and the hedgehog who knows no limits.

Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.1
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.3
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.2.3
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

Published By Groundwood Books Ltd - Mar 1, 2016
Specifications 32 pages | 7.61 in x 8.79 in 32 pages | 8.5 in x 7.25 in

Praise for Buddy and Earl Go Exploring:

"… a charming story of imagination and adventure shared between two friends who see the world very differently. Readers will find Earl’s confident courage and Buddy’s uncertain yet enthusiastic companionship entertaining and sweet." — CM Magazine

"A neat story with enough hilarious high jinks to make young readers giggle out loud and look forward to more Buddy and Earl adventures." — School Library Journal

"Little ones will be tickled by the pets' playful, slightly dopey misunderstandings." — Booklist Online

"There’s Stella and Sam, Max and Ruby, and Frog and Toad, and now there’s Buddy and Earl." — CanLit for Little Canadians

"The comic tension between the real and the imagined, between Buddy's sweet naiveté and Earl's cleverness, and between the human and animal universes is just as evident here as in the first book." — Horn Book

"Any place, even a kitchen, can be a world of wonders with a little help from your friends and imagination … as the thoroughly charming partnership of Buddy and Earl, and Fergus and Sookocheff delightfully demonstrate." — Vancouver Sun

"Life is good for Buddy and Earl in this aerobic exercise of the imagination." — Kirkus, starred review