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Trouble at Table 5 #2: Busted by Breakfast (HarperChapters) (Hardcover)

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By Tom Watson, Marta Kissi (Illustrator)
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If you’re looking for a good book for your 1st or 2nd grader, look no further! Simon loves to talk, but doing it during class gets him into trouble. Can his friends help get him out of trouble? I especially love this book because each chapter ends with a marker on how far and well you’re reading!

— Lindsay A.

Description


From the author of Stick Dog comes the second book in a highly illustrated early chapter book series about three best friends whose plans, missions, and schemes are sure to shake up their school.

Simon always has a lot to say. And sometimes he can’t stop talking—even in the middle of class.

When Simon gets in trouble for jabbering at school, his best friends, Molly and Rosie, think up a plan to keep him from getting grounded at home! It involves cars, suds, and pink plastic flamingos!

But will their big plan turn into an even bigger disaster?

HarperChapters build confident readers one chapter at a time! With short, fast-paced books, art on every page, and milestone markers at the end of every chapter, they're the perfect next step for fans of I Can Read!

About the Author


Tom Watson lives in Chicago with his wife, daughter, and son. He also has a dog, as you could probably guess. The dog is a Labrador-Newfoundland mix. Tom says he looks like a Labrador with a bad perm. He wanted to name the dog "Put Your Shirt On" (please don't ask why), but he was outvoted by his family. The dog's name is Shadow. Early in his career Tom worked in politics, including a stint as the chief speechwriter for the governor of Ohio. This experience helped him develop the unique, storytelling narrative style of the Stick Dog books. More important, Tom's time in politics made him realize a very important thing: Kids are way smarter than adults. And it's a lot more fun and rewarding to write stories for them than to write speeches for grown-ups.



Marta Kissi is a London-based illustrator originally from Warsaw. She studied BA Illustration & Animation at Kingston University and MA Communication Art & Design at the Royal College of Art. Her favorite part of being an illustrator is bringing stories to life by designing charming characters and the wonderful worlds they live in. She shares a studio in London with her husband, James, and their pet plant, Trevor.

Praise For…


“With likable characters, an amusing situation, and lots of reinforcement for readers, this effort is sure to be a hit.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Encouraging emergent readers with progress notes at each chapter’s end, this series kickoff introduces a diverse trio of third-grade friends with complementary traits.…Kissi adds a two-color illustration of the trio in action, a fanciful diagram, or a bit of arithmetic to almost every page of the well-paced, well-spaced narrative.”
Booklist

Praise for STICK DOG: “Ample stick drawings make this an enticing package for those just starting chapter books.”
Kirkus Reviews


Product Details
ISBN: 9780062953445
ISBN-10: 0062953443
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: February 25th, 2020
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: HarperChapters