I will read more of the Imaginary Veterinary series to them! Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Start by marking “The Sasquatch Escape (The Imaginary Veterinary, #1)” as Want to Read: Error rating book. We read this with my girls for school and they really enjoyed it and were usually disappointed when we would only read a chapter a night. Lots of activities in this book for kids, as well, which I think will add to its appeal. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Learn more about the program. I actually enjoyed reading it with them and look forward to seeing where the author takes the story in the series. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Welcome back. a baby dragon? She lives very close to the misty, sasquatch-infested rain forest of the Pacific Northwest. There he meets a girl about his age and finds a baby dragon. On the way from the airport Ben looks up and sees a bird (?) Ben has a reputation as a wild story teller. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Reviewed in the United States on April 26, 2020. I purchased the other 5 books in this series and she's flying through them. Reviewed in the United States on October 24, 2019. After Ben leaves the front door unlocked, the intrepid pair must rescue the escaped giant stingy and very hairy sasquatch. We finally got it back but I don't know where it is. That is, until his grandfather's cat brings home what looks like . He devoured the next several books and is waiting on the last book to arrive from Amazon now. Though you have to wait a little bit until the sasquatch part of it. Reviewed in the United States on October 24, 2019. Recommended to fans of Gordon Korman's "Swindle" series (Scholastic).-Terry Ann Lawler, Burton Barr Library, Phoenix, AZα(c) Copyright 2013. as big as a helicopter (?) The length is just right, chapters broken up well, and an easy read to read out loud. Suzanne Selfors is the author of the Imaginary Veterinary series, the Smells Like Dog series, "Fortune's Magic Farm," "To Catch a Mermaid," and many other books. I highly recommend! It takes place in Buttonville. Awesome series- my 8 yr old son is obsessed! In most cases, items shipped from Amazon.com may be returned for a full refund. Please try again. The physical book has delightful illustrations by Dan Santat, and the audiobook has an excellent narrator. This book is first in a series. We are all avid readers in our family, and I wanted to be sure he develops a love of books too. We finally got it back but I don't know where it is. Before they can go to check it out, Barnaby, Grandpa Abe’s cat drops a bat on Ben’s bed. --This text refers to an alternate, "The best books are those in which imaginary creatures leap off the page and into our world -- just one of the reasons why this book is a ton of fun. The Sasquatch Escape Review by Artistanta I loved it! We finished it the night before they were due to return home. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Both children enjoyed the illustrations, and my very active grandson relaxed and listened with great attention as I read the text. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. His grandfather thinks he is making it up. --Kathleen Isaacs At first he thinks it is a bird. It's just that this one felt more like an elementary school book. We need the Junior Ranger's help in solving this mystery. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Ben is staying the summer with his grandfather and he can’t think of anything worse. This novel has won some awards in the state we live in (Iowa) and I wanted to start introducing our son to longer form books that still have some pictures to keep him interested. If you have middle grade readers, pick up this series! There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. This was an awesome choice for the kids, and I've been wanting to read this for awhile myself. I recommend everyone to read it! Ben Silverstein’s summer with Grandpa is … Yes, there is a Sasquatch along with the dragon – well, rightly called a wyvern -which makes this a perfect book for lots of readers from 3rd to 5th grade. There he meets a girl about his age and finds a baby dragon. This book is funny and a good read. Younger readers will love the imaginary creatures in this one...mostly dragons and a huge, lovable Sasquatch, but the author hints at many more creatures to come as the series continues. Ben is sent to his grandfather's very small town of Buttonville for the summer so his parents can work out some issues. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. I purchased the other 5 books in this series and she's flying through them. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. I read the first several chapters aloud together, and after lights-out he used a flashlight and read 6 more chapters on his own. Reviewed in the United States on July 25, 2020. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? I would say a really good 8YO reader would be able to - but could be for 4th grade level. Although he didn’t really want to start the series, my son is now hooked! The Sasquatch Escape (The Imaginary Veterinary, #1), I would like to say that I have read this, but alas I have not been given the chance. It’s a baby dragon. Suzanne Selfors lives on an island near Seattle where it rains all the time, which is why she tends to write about cloudy, moss-covered, green places. I wish there were more than 6! His friends liked his report so much they borrowed it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It's the type of fantasy where the world is normal and everything is normal and the way we know it, until a certain point when it is revealed that there's actually a secret fantasy world hiding behind the one we know. Although he didn’t really want to start the series, my son is now hooked! I read the book out loud to him and his eight year old sister (she is a fantastic reader) each evening at bed time. and suddenly Buttonville doesn’t seem too dull. Pretty silly and loads of fun! Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. Ben has his hamster, Snooze, in a cage on his lap. And don't just buy #1, might as well go buy the all of them. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted. Wish Upon a Sleepover. Kids will relate to Ben and his troubles, root for the amazing animals, and enjoy Santat's zany illustrations. Wedgie & Gizmo vs. the Toof. My grandson asked to get the next one so, I’m assuming it was a plus! Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Illustrated Edition (January 7, 2014). I am reading this series with my ten yr old and we have enjoyed it.we are in the second book. The Genius Files: Mission Unstoppable: Mission Unstoppable, The, Den of Wolves (The Kingdom of Wrenly Book 15), The Inquisitor's Apprentice (The Inquisitor's Apprentice Series Book 1). Yes! Reviewed in the United States on October 21, 2020. Definitely more for the kid who doesn't like high fantasy than for the kid who does.